Two Georgia National Guard units will spend a year overseas after a six week training period at Fort Bliss, Texas. More than half of the soldiers in the units have already served in Iraq or Afghanistan.
A South Korean company is opening up shop in LaGrange. Hanil E-Hwa is one of a growing number of manufacturers locating to west Georgia to supply the new KIA motor plant. 173 jobs will be filled over three years. Hanil E-Hwa manufactures automotive interior parts such as door trim and seats.