Houston County leaders plan to buy two tracts of land amounting to 879 acres for $6.26 million. County commission Chairman Tommy Stalnaker said the county has to do something to add industry in order to expand its tax base.
Gov. Nathan Deal said Thursday the state is very close to a landing a deal that could bring what he described as Georgia's largest business project since automaker Kia opened a massive plant in West Point.
An Illinois real estate company has purchased the former Cooper Tire and Rubber Company plant in Albany for $8.5 million. Ray Kaye, executive vice president of Hilco, confirmed the purchase Wednesday and says the company is already working with prospective tenants.
Governor Nathan Deal tomorrow embarks on a trade mission to Asia. The governor, his wife and members of his economic development team will visit South Korea and China. Deal called the Asian countries "two of the world's most dynamic economies" and said they hold "a myriad of opportunities for Georgia."
Developers officially break ground on a white water course on the Chattahoochee River in Columbus Thursday. The 20 million dollar public private partnership project entails blowing up two major dams later this year