Gov. JB Pritzker joined local dignitaries and community leaders in DeKalb on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, at a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the Meta DeKalb Data Center coming online. Once fully operational, the campus will house more than 2.3 million square feet across five buildings. The data center at 2050 Metaverse Way marks more than $1 billion investment in DeKalb. (Kelsey Rettke)
Kelsey Rettke is the editor of the Daily Chronicle, part of Shaw Media and DeKalb County's only daily newspaper devoted to local news, crime and courts, government, business, sports and community coverage. Kelsey also covers breaking news for Shaw Media Local News Network.