Athens at top in econ ranking

April 11, 2012


"Athens is the No. 1 small community in the nation for economic growth, according to a Pittsburgh consulting firm," the Athens Banner-Herald reports. "...(A) common attribute among the smaller counties is a geographic association with institutes of higher education, which are the modern engines in the fourth economy," the consultant says. "Fourth Economy ranking merits attention," says an ABH editorial.

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