About Christopher James

Authored 3 articles.


  • Exporting Provides Opportunity for Growth for Rural Companies in Georgia

    Features, February 08, 2018

    Even the basics of international commerce felt foreign to Bruce Roberts. He knew how to ship something via UPS but didn’t have a clue how international ocean freight worked. He didn’t know how helpful a Skype account or making a website friendly to international customers could be in attracting overseas clients.

  • UGA Addresses Health Care Needs in Rural Georgia

    News, January 29, 2018

  • Economic Developer Training at UGA Gives Georgia Advantage in Attracting New Industry

    Features, November 17, 2017

    It didn't take long for Larry Brooks to connect the dots during one of his Georgia Certified Economic Developer classes. Brooks, executive director of the Walker County Development Authority, already was looking for a site to locate a new industry when he attended a financing course offered by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government. In the class he learned he could use money from a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax to purchase land and develop it.