2019 CCIA Board Meeting Dates

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Pineland Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Named Certified Gig-Capable Provider by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

Arlington, Va., – Pineland Telephone Cooperative, Inc. was today recognized by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, the premier association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America, as a Certified Gig-Capable Provider for delivering gigabit broadband speeds and enabling technological innovation in the thirteen communities in which it provides service. Read More

Metter develops plan for new business

The City of Metter is ready to welcome new and expanding businesses!

During their March meeting, Metter City Council agreed to partner with the Georgia Department of Economic Development in a pilot program for Metter to encourage commercial businesses to locate in town...

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Rural Telephone Cooperative Takes Networking To New Level

For over two decades, a 42,000 square foot spec building stood empty near the downtown of Metter, Georgia. From time to time, a business would claim the space, then move on. Buildings like this one, empty up-on establishment, blot the towns of rural America. But for Metter, sec-ond life has poured into the building, transforming the space into the headquarters of the globally partnered concrete pump and product as-sembly companies, CPE America and Everdigm.... Read More

Economic Development Day

On Tuesday, September 26th, the ConnectCandler “Economic Development Day” focused on industrial development initiatives locally and across the state. The Candler County Industrial Authority partnered with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Georgia Ports Authority to host the leadership class in a session that mirrored a prospect visit. Throughout the day, the group discussed local economic development updates, the importance of prospect confidentiality and toured the Georgia Ports Authority. The ConnectCandler class had the chance to see what happens behind the scenes and the steps required to both attract new business and retain existing industries.