About Kim Wade

Authored 17 articles.


  • Q&A with OneMacon’s Kathryn Dennis: Initiative Connects Private, Public, Nonprofits Groups Through New Podcast

    Features, December 12, 2017

    OneMacon launched in 2013 as a way for Macon-Bibb groups to connect to the many community-building organizations in the area. The collaborative and strategic plan aims to create an alliance of private, public and nonprofit organizations committed to the growth of Macon-Bibb.

  • Nominations Open for 2018 Georgia Small Business ROCK STAR Awards

    Features, September 18, 2017

    According to Mary Ellen McClanahan, Entrepreneur and Small Business director for the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), the future is bright. That’s why the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) and GDEcD work together each year to “spotlight Georgia’s best, brightest and most unique.”

  • Registration Open for Center of Innovation for Logistics Luncheon in Savannah

    Features, July 07, 2017

    According to the Center of Innovation for Logistics, Georgia companies rely on the state’s logistics infrastructure and services to handle and haul more than $900 billion of cargo each year—that’s billion with a B. And Colin McRae, an attorney at HunterMaclean in Savannah who specializes in transportation, logistics, and business litigation, says that with the support of state offices like the Center of Innovation for Logistics, it’s no wonder Georgia continues to rank as the number one state to do business.

  • Registration Open for the 2017 Georgia Logistics Summit

    Features, May 03, 2017

    Logistics can be tricky and when you consider Georgia companies rely on the State’s logistics infrastructure and services to handle and haul more than $900 billion of cargo each year, it makes sense for state leaders to get the industry’s top professionals together to network and discuss solutions for all the ways we can better transport our goods. That’s the idea behind the Georgia Logistics Summit, taking place May 16-17 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

  • Albany Native Ken Hodges Throws Hat in Ring for State Court of Appeals

    News, April 25, 2017

  • March of Dimes Continues Mission to Help Premature Babies, Fund Research

    Features, April 04, 2017

    One year ago, Glenda Davis became the Senior Development Manager for the Macon, Columbus and Albany area March of Dimes. Working for a nonprofit wasn’t a new gig for her since she has dedicated the past 10 years of her career to finding a way to “make a difference.”

  • Registration Open for Georgia’s Supplier Opportunities and Aerospace Resources Conference in Macon

    Features, March 28, 2017

    In order to connect Georgia aerospace and defense suppliers with potential partners and resources to increase their capabilities and meet the needs of the global marketplace, the Supplier Opportunities and Aerospace Resources (SOAR) Conference will take place in Macon this year. The event is April 20 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Middle Georgia State University.

  • SunTrust’s Jim Manley Talks Fiscal Benefits and the Mission to Help His Community

    Features, March 21, 2017

    You might find it alarming to know 75 percent of Americans consider themselves financially stressed and 40 percent admit they don’t have $2,000 saved for an emergency. That’s why in 2016, SunTrust Bank created the onUp movement to inspire Americans to take steps to improve their financial health and confidence. And while the movement recently celebrated more than one million participants, it’s just beginning to take off in Middle Georgia.

  • Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony a Huge Success

    Features, March 10, 2017

    On Feb. 25th, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame honored eight highly accomplished athletes during their annual induction ceremony held at the historic Macon City Auditorium. The group included football player Keith Brooking, golfer Laura Coble, tennis coach Manuel Diaz, football and track athlete Willie Gault, basketball player Matt Harpring, football player Garrison Hearst, athletic leader/golf coach Liz Murphey and football player Jeff Saturday.

  • Registration Open for Georgia Small Business ROCK STARS Awards Luncheon on March 13th

    Features, March 09, 2017

    Georgia holds the title as the number one state in the nation in which to do business—a title it has held for four years in a row. And when 98 percent of Georgia companies (employing under 100) are considered small businesses, it makes sense the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) would want to salute these business owners with Georgia Small Business Week taking place March 13-17.

  • Azalea House Uses Local Talent, Charm to Create Unique Southern Experience at Masters

    Features, March 08, 2017

    The Masters Tournament returns to Augusta on April 3-9, and if you are looking to enjoy the week of golf amid true Southern hospitality, you’ll want to check out The Azalea House. According to General Manager, Chris DeMain, this premier hospitality facility, located on Azalea Drive in the National Hills neighborhood just across the street from the course, is fully focused on hospitality and understanding client entertainment.

  • Deadline Today for This Year’s Small Business ROCK STARS Awards

    News, October 31, 2016

  • Deadline Approaching for This Year’s Small Business ROCK STARS Awards

    News, October 25, 2016

  • Deadline Approaching for This Year’s Small Business ROCK STARS Awards

    Features, October 18, 2016

    We all recognize that small businesses are an important part of our state’s economy, but did you know that almost 98 percent of the businesses in Georgia employ fewer than 100 employees? That’s why the Small Business ROCK STARS recognition is returning for its fourth year.

  • Macon’s Big House Attracts Thousands to Former Allman Brothers’ Home

    Features, September 01, 2016

    If you’re a fan of The Allman Brothers Band, or maybe just a music history junkie, you will want to be sure to make a stop at The Allman Brothers Band Museum at The Big House in Macon. The Big House became a place where members of the award-winning Southern rockers, The Allman Brothers Band, their roadies, friends and family lived and the growing collection of items on view include instruments the band members played, clothing, music, receipts for spending expenses, news articles and more. Museum staff estimates that the museum’s archives contain about 50,000-75,000 pieces.

  • Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants Celebrates 25 Years

    Features, July 11, 2016

    In 1991, Thomas Driver and his former partner organized the engineering firm known as Geosciences, Inc. and began with offices in Macon, Columbus, Albany and Valdosta. The pair later split, and Driver took over the Macon and Columbus offices with the name Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, Inc., or GEC, and he later added an office in LaGrange. Now Driver, president and senior engineer for Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, wants to thank the community for supporting him and his team with the celebration of 25 years of service on July 15th.

  • Perry Chamber CEO Darlene McLendon Talks Independence Parade & Freedom Fireworks Celebration

    Features, June 22, 2016

    The Perry Chamber of Commerce will host the 2016 Independence Parade and Freedom Fireworks Celebration on June 26. The parade starts at 6 p.m. on Washington St. featuring the Hometown Heroes, military units, colorful floats, Uncle Sam, The Perry Dogwood Queens and more.