August 2015 Economic Development in Burke: A 12-month Plan   Last month I shared information about how economic development is defined and how economic development activities differ by community. This month I would like to share some of the specific activities that Burke Development will carry out over the next 12 months. In June we […]

 July 2015   What is economic development?   Economic development is often misunderstood – partially because it is defined differently depending on where you live. How economic development is done in a community depends on various factors. Is the area rural or urban? Is the local economic development entity a function of the County or […]

Students Attend Career Fair Burke County Public Schools hosted its second annual career/job fair for high school students Thursday, May 7 at the RO Huffman Center in Drexel. Four hundred students from the four high schools and Hallyburton Academy were bused to the event for the opportunity to meet with potential future employers. The employers […]