Chatham Commissioners present positive 2014 State of the County

At the presentation of the 2014 State of the County Report on March 17, 2014, Chatham County Commissioner Vice Chairman Brian Bock said, “The incredibly positive reports on new jobs and business investment has provided the springboard for even more good news in the future.” Bock pointed to data from the Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) that showed a 270% increase in the creation of new jobs in the county when comparing fiscal years 2011-13 to the previous two-year period. The 1,177 new jobs represented an estimated increase of 155% in annual payroll in this same timeframe.