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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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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Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 23, 2022

Nov. 23, 2022 Georgia-born EXIM Chair: U.S. Returns to the Export Credit Game in New Era of Global Competition Trevor Williams reports that the U.S. is back in the game when it comes to financing the sales of American…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 22, 2022

Nov. 22, 2022 The Center Square Texas company plans new facility outside Athens T.A. DeFeo reports that Texas-based millwork manufacturer plans to spend millions on a new facility outside Athens, and Georgia taxpayers will cover the cost of workforce training.…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 21, 2022

Nov. 21, 2022 Georgia Recorder Saga of proposed mine at Okefenokee Swamp’s edge still mired in legal challenges, regulatory reviews Stanley Dunlap reports that the Southern Environmental Law Center is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for removing federal…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 18, 2022

Nov. 18, 2022 The Center Square Georgia officials tout unemployment rate that is lower than national average T.A. DeFeo reports that Georgia officials said Thursday the state’s October unemployment rate remained lower than the national rate, news that follows a…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 17, 2022

Nov. 17, 2022 Capitol Beat Georgia House Speaker Ralston dies following extended illness Dave Williams reports that Georgia House Speaker David Ralston died Wednesday at the age of 68, just two days after the House Republican Caucus nominated a new…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 16, 2022

Nov. 16, 2022 Governor Kemp and TCSG Announce Historic Apprenticeship Investment Staff reports that Gov. Kemp and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) on Tuesday announced $1 million in awards for the inaugural Registered Apprenticeships program as part…

Georgia Trend Daily- Nov. 15, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022 Covington News Covington lands innovative commuter aircraft maker's first factory Tom Spigolon reports that a Silicon Valley-based aerospace company says it will create 1,000 jobs in Covington in its first manufacturing facility for commuter and cargo-carrying aircraft…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 14, 2022

Nov. 14, 2022 Newnan Times-Herald Battery manufacturing facility to Invest $2.57B in Coweta County Clay Neely reports, a stunning $2.57 billion investment from a Norwegian battery developer aims to create more than 700 new jobs over the next six years…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 11, 2022

Nov. 11, 2022 Norma Precision Inc. to Create 600 Jobs, Invest $60 Million in Bryan County Staff reports that Gov. Kemp yesterday announced that Beretta Holding S.A., through its subsidiary Norma Precision Inc., will expand its footprint in Georgia…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 10, 2022

Nov. 10, 2022 Georgia Recorder Georgia’s short runoff election turnaround to spark frenzied ground game to capture U.S. Senate prize Ross Williams reports that Herschel Walker and Sen. Raphael Warnock may be enjoying a break from their hectic campaign schedules…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 9, 2022

Nov. 9, 2022 Capitol Beat News Republicans running the table in statewide down-ballot races Dave Williams reports that Republicans were headed toward sweeping the races for Georgia’s constitutional offices Tuesday night, leading all seven down-ballot contests from lieutenant governor down…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 8, 2022

Nov. 8, 2022 First Hyundai Motor Group Supplier to Build Facility in Bulloch County Staff reports that Gov. Brian P. Kemp on Monday announced that Joon Georgia, Inc., an automotive parts manufacturer, will create 630 new jobs and invest…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 7, 2022

Nov. 7, 2022 Valdosta Daily Times, Ga.Fl.News Update: 295 jobs coming to Lowndes; manufacturer investing $200M Malia Thomas reports that nearly 300 jobs are coming to Lowndes County as a global baking company builds its second production facility in the…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 4, 2022

Nov. 4, 2022 Georgia Recorder Okefenokee fans rally support again as mining plan nears final Georgia EPD review Stanley Dunlap reports that a major hurdle could soon be cleared for Twin Pines Minerals’ controversial plan to mine near Okefenokee National…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 3, 2022

Nov. 3, 2022 The Brunswick News NOAA receives thousands of comments on whale rule changes Hank Rowland reports that NOAA will review the thousands of comments it received before deciding on changes to federal rules aimed at bolstering protection of…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 2, 2022

Nov. 2, 2022 King’s Hawaiian to Expand Hall County Bakery Operations, Invest $85 Million Staff reports that Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that family-owned, Hawaii-inspired food company King’s Hawaiian® will invest more than $85 million in expanding its…

Georgia Trend Daily - Nov. 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022 Savannah Morning News Crews have moved 11 million-plus cubic yards of dirt already: Here's where Hyundai site stands Adam Van Brimmer reports, drive by the Hyundai EV factory site, also known as the Bryan County megasite, and one thought…

Georgia Trend Daily - Oct. 31, 2022

Oct. 31, 2022 11 Alive 2.3, 2.2 magnitude earthquakes felt in Georgia hours apart Jason Braverman reports, according to the United States Geological Survey, a 2.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at 3:33 a.m. about nine miles north of Milledgeville in central…

Georgia Trend Daily - Oct. 28, 2022

Oct. 28, 2022 The Center Square Georgia unemployment rates drop in September T.A. DeFeo reports that Georgia’s Regional Commissions saw a drop in their unemployment rates in September, officials said. Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September stood at 2.8%…

Georgia Trend Daily - Oct. 27, 2022

Oct. 27, 2022 Solvay Gets $178M Grant to Make EV Battery Materials in Augusta  Trevor Williams reports that Belgian plastics and chemicals giant Solvay has been selected for a $178.2 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to help its…

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