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Large Land Tract Purchased

Large Land Tract Purchased

June 25, 2019 - Mayor Larry L. Guest of Elberton announced today that the City of Elberton is expanding the Elberton Industrial Park.  Mayor Guest stated that he and the Elberton City Council unanimously approved purchasing 165 acres of land adjacent to the existing...

New Board Seated

New Board Seated

The new Development Authority Board of Directors held its organizational meeting on Thursday, June 26, 2019 at the Elbert County Campus of Athens Technical College.  The board elected Greg Gunter as Chair and Dr. Andrea Daniel as Vice Chair.  Kevin Eavenson from the...

Authority Charter Amended

Authority Charter Amended

In June 2019, the governments of Elbert County renewed their long-standing commitment to Economic Development in Elbert County by updating and amending the activating resolution for the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman.  The Authority was...

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Athens Technical College-Elbert County Campus

Education & Training



Athens Technical College, Elbert County Campus

Higher education has a clear “pay-off” and is a fundamental factor of development. Educated workers can figure out what-is and what-is-not worthy of support and effort when it comes to new business within the community.

Education promotes productivity and entrepreneurship. Productivity then creates technological advances, and so on…

Rusty Warner, Economic Development Director, Elbert County Development Authority-

In addition to being the Elbert County Development Authority’s office of economic development, the Elbert County campus of Athens Technical College offers career development and academic support, in addition to regular programs of study.

The Elbert County Campus is located on 47 acres of beautifully landscaped, rolling land in Northeast Georgia not far from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The campus incorporates a 6-acre lake and a community park. Opening in 1997, the campus now serves over 500 credit students from Elbert, Hart and Wilkes Counties, and other surrounding counties.

PROGRAMS of STUDY (just a sampling):

Accounting – Air Conditioning- Automotive- Baking & Pastry- Biological Sciences & Biotechnology- Business Technology- CAD-Basic & Advanced- Commercial Truck Driving- Computer Support- Consumer Economics -Cosmetology -Criminal Justice -Culinary Arts- Dental Assisting & Hygiene- Diesel Engine Service, Electronic & Maintenance- Drafting- Early Childhood Care & Education- Electric-Basic- Construction Systems- Environmental- EMC Professions- Fire Professionals- Grinder Operations (basic)- Healthcare- Hospitality- Hotel- Restaurant- Tourism- Industrial Systems- Interiors- Machine Tool Technology- Medical Assistant- Nanotechnology- Nursing- Paramedicine- PC Repair & Network Technician- Phlebotomy- Photovoltaic -Radiology- Social Work- Sports Management- Stormwater & Erosion Control- Surgical Technology- Veterinary- Technician Welding

Contact the college for training & program dates.

Calendar of Upcoming Business Training Events & Meetings

Executive Director

Rusty Warner



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