Georgia Trend Daily – Nov. 25, 2022

Nov. 25, 2022

Second Global Automotive Supplier for Hyundai Metaplant To Create 1,500 Jobs

Staff reports that Gov. Kemp announced on Wednesday that Hyundai Mobis, one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, plans to invest $926 million in an Electric Vehicle (EV) Power Electric system plant in Bryan County that will eventually employ at least 1,500 people. The EV Power Electric system plant will expand Hyundai Mobis’ current footprint in Georgia.

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A Place to Eat and Relax: Fish and Chips
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Nov. 25, 2022 Georgia Trend – Exclusive!

Peach Plate – The Hart & Crown Tavern: British-style Southern

Sucheta Rawal reports, portraits of King Richard and a young David Bowie are featured on exposed brick walls. Original hardwood flooring and a wide wooden bar complement a dark interior with low ceilings.

Nov. 25, 2022 Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Holiday shopping season brings hopes for supply chain improvements

Kelly Yamanouchi reports that this year’s holiday shopping season ramps up, shipping industry experts say supply chain issues that plagued the season last year have alleviated, but there are other dynamics at play. “The supply chain is in a lot better shape than it was a year ago,” said Steve Denton, CEO of UPS warehouse and fulfillment subsidiary Ware2Go.

Nov. 25, 2022 Rome News-Tribune

Jobless rate increased across Northwest Georgia in October compared to September; several counties matched reports from a year earlier

John Druckenmiller reports that the unemployment rate across Northwest Georgia saw a rare increase in October compared to the previous month, with some area counties returning to the point they were at a year earlier. It mirrored the increase in first-time jobless claims for the month posted last year.

Nov. 25, 2022 Georgia Trend – Exclusive!

Transformative Perimeter Improvements Are Coming—How Will They Affect Your Commute?

Julia Roberts reports that unpredictable commute times and traffic congestion are issues the Transform 285/400 project seeks to address. By focusing on reconstruction and expansion, this project will create long-term infrastructure stability and ultimately improve the travel and safety of Perimeter commuters.

Nov. 25, 2022 Athens Banner-Herald

Doing right by whales: Groups urge NOAA to enforce boat speed rules off Georgia Coast

Marisa Mecke reports that conservation groups are urging the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries Service to implement vessel speed regulations in an effort to save the last of the North Atlantic right whales. The slate of conservation groups which filed an emergency rulemaking petition regarding the boating speeds on this month included the Center for Biological Diversity, Conservation Law Foundation, Defenders of Wildlife and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation.

Nov. 25, 2022 The Brunswick News

City sues Honeywell, Georgia Power over alleged environmental contamination

Taylor Cooper reports, attorneys for the city of Brunswick allege that at least since 1969, management of defendant Honeywell knew that metallic mercury dumped into the Turtle River estuary would methylize, bioaccumulate in the fish and poison people who ate the fish. The city of Brunswick made the allegation in a lawsuit filed last month against Honeywell, owner of the former LCP Chemicals plant site, and Georgia Power.


Nov. 25, 2022 Savannah Morning News

Georgia Supreme Court denies appeal, Saturday voting will go ahead

Abraham Kenmore reports that the Georgia Supreme Court has allowed a Fulton County Superior Court ruling that paved a path for Saturday voting in a U.S. Senate runoff to stand, according to a unanimous order issued Wednesday. The ruling followed a decision Monday in which Court of Appeals for Georgia refused to block an order from a Fulton County judge allowing voting this Saturday, Nov. 26 in the Senate runoff between incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker.

Nov. 25, 2022 Georgia Recorder

Updated: Georgia Supreme Court restores state’s strict six-week abortion ban, for now

Ross Williams reports that most abortions are once again illegal in Georgia pending a state Supreme Court decision. A one-page ruling from the court Wednesday forced abortion providers to send patients home without treatment.

Nov. 25, 2022 Capitol Beat News

Georgia House Democrats assemble leadership team

Dave Williams reports that Democrats in the Georgia House of Representatives will field a mix of veterans and new leaders in the minority party’s leadership team during the upcoming 2023-24 legislative term. The House Democratic Caucus reelected Rep. James Beverly Tuesday to serve as minority leader for the next two years.

Nov. 25, 2022 Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Jolt: Herschel Walker’s campaign bashes former football coach

Patricia Murphy, Greg Bluestein and Tia Mitchell report that Republican Senate hopeful Herschel Walker’s campaign has tried throughout the runoff to link U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock to a troubled apartment complex partially owned by Ebenezer Baptist Church. So why did his top aides on Tuesday abruptly shift to a different line of attack, questioning whether one of Walker’s former high school football coaches was really his former high school football coach?


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