Mon., December 17, 2012 5:13pm
A judge has ruled that the state of Georgia must release records about how it helped hire workers at Kia Motors’ West Point plant. Former autoworkers say lawmakers conspired with Kia to avoid hiring anyone with a union background.
Fri., November 9, 2012 9:53am
A new memorial is being dedicated for veterans in West Point. A ceremony will be held 10 a.m. Friday at J. Smith Lanier Park. The memorial was constructed this summer.
Wed., July 25, 2012 2:46pm
The Kia plant in West Point is adding some Saturday shifts. The production increase comes after a $100 million expansion completed in December.
Mon., June 11, 2012 1:00pm
An Alabama career center is helping a west Georgia manufacturer with its goal of filling 130 positions. West Point, Ga.-based Powertech America Inc. hopes to fill the positions on its production and maintenance teams and in other areas including purchasing, accounting and quality control
Wed., April 18, 2012 2:55pm
WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone plans to purchase Georgia-based Internet service provider Knology, according to a Wednesday press release.
Wed., November 30, 2011 3:28pm
Two years ago, Korean automaker Kia opened a plant in West Point, near the Alabama border. The plant employs 3,000 people. But its economic impact is much wider.
Thu., April 21, 2011 4:05pm
Kia says by the end of this year, 3,000 people will be working at the West Point facility.
Fri., November 19, 2010 9:14am
Kia Motors plans to hire another 1,000 workers at its west Georgia plant. The auto-maker opened the online application process for prospective employees for its plant in West Point, which is near the Alabama state line.
Thu., November 4, 2010 3:02pm
Kia posts record sales for Sorento. Crossover is built in Georgia. More than 10-thousand sold in October.
Fri., September 3, 2010 2:54pm
More than 35,000 cars made by Kia are under a recall. It involves two models -- the Kia Soul and Kia Sorento -- the latter of which is manufactured at Georgia’s West Point plant.