News Archive

Smisson-Mathis Energy to create 25 jobs in Laurens County, GA
July 31, 2019
- Dublin, GA – The Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority (DLCDA), announced today that SME-Dublin, LLC, a biofuels production facility located in East Dublin, GA, closed on the financing necessary to complete construction. The Company is investing approximately $10 million on its Phase I plans and will create 25 new jobs. “We...

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Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority Welcomes New President
July 24, 2019
- Dublin, GA - The Dublin Laurens County Development Authority (DLCDA) Board of Directors and staff welcomed their new President, Ryan Waldrep to the organization on June 17, 2019. Waldrep succeeds Interim President Charlie Gatlin. As President, he will lead the DLCDA with the recruitment of new industries and also provide assistance when...

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Ryan Waldrep Named Finalist for Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority Position
May 20, 2019
- Dublin, Georgia - The Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority board of directors has named Ryan Waldrep as the sole finalist for the president’s position with the economic development organization. The announcement was made during the authority’s monthly board meeting this week. Waldrep currently serves in two roles...

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The Chason Group to find New President for Dublin-Laurens Development Authority
January 10, 2019
- Dublin, Georgia - The Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority board of directors has initiated an executive search for a new president. The Chason Group, an executive search firm specializing in economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, foundations and non-profits has been engaged to assist. The process is expected to take 90 days...

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Congratulations to Mr. Alex Gregory!
November 16, 2018
- Congratulations to  Mr. Alex Gregory on receiving the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette from the Japanese Government!  For more detailed information about Mr. Gregory or this award please visit: http://metroatlantaceo.com/news/2018/11/japanese-government-confers-order-rising-sun-gold-rays-rosette-alex-gregory/

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Development Authority September 2017 Newsletter
September 17, 2017
- Check out the Dublin-Laurens County September 2017 Newsletter In 2016, Dublin-Laurens County announced two new industries and two expansions of our existing industries. In 2017, we are seeing the fruits of our labor as these announcements are becoming a reality. Thus far this year, we have celebrated the ribbon cutting of Polymer Logistics,...

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Existing Industry Resource Guide
August 18, 2017
- Check out the resources available The Dublin-Laurens County Development Authority is here to assist local companies with expansion and growth. With the wide variety of manufacturing and distribution industries located in the Dublin-Laurens County area, we know the importance of working with our existing industries to ensure they continue to...

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Why Dublin, GA?
July 13, 2017
- The Competitive Advantages of Doing Business in Dublin-Laurens County, GA Download Brochure Here

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Dublin-Laurens County’s Employment & Wages Rise in 2016
June 28, 2017
- The Georgia Department of Labor released the “Georgia Employment & Wages – 2016 Averages” report on Friday, June 23, 2017. The report compiled the average number of establishments, average employment, and average weekly wages in Georgia counties during the 2016 calendar year. Laurens County added 464 new jobs in 2016- a 2.6% increase from 2015...

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Polymer Logistics Celebrates Grand Opening of Dublin, GA Service Center
March 31, 2017
- Polymer Logistics celebrated the Grand Opening of their Dublin, GA Service Center on Thursday, March 30. Strategically located with easy access to Interstates 16 and 75, the service center will support the company’s rapidly growing customer base in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states. The facility will provide Reusable Plastic Container (RPC)...

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