Local economy may outpace nation in 2013

By W. WINSTON SKINNER
winston@newnan.com
Editor’s note: This is the second installment in The Newnan Times-Herald’s continuing coverage of issues discussed as part of this week’s South Metro Development Outlook conference.
Georgia – and particularly the counties south of Atlanta – are seeing strengthening economic growth.
Dr. Roger Tutterow, professor of economics at Mercer University, shared several heartening portents in economic statistics when he spoke at South Metro Development Outlook. SMDO, an annual conference mounted by The Collaborative Firm, was held this week at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.
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