A Workforce Development Center is coming to Greenfield, Highland County Economic Development Director Julie Bolender said at Wednesday’s Highland County Board of Commissioners meeting.
Bolender said the brick-and-mortar center will located at the Jefferson Street Business Center, but will also be open to all residents, industries and businesses of Highland County.
Bolender said the center would not have been possible without the Growing Rural Independence Together (GRIT) Grant and representatives from the village of Greenfield, the commissioners, Southern State Community College (SSCC) and Great Oaks Career Campuses. She said the grant will pay for building the center.
“It’s truly a great day to be a resident or a business owner in Highland County,” Bolender said. “The basis of any solid economic development is an equally solid workforce development plan. Without a skilled and capable workforce as a county, we’re unable to meet the needs of our current industry and