Georgians will be paying about $101 million more in Medicaid costs next year. According to the state Department of Community Health (DCH), the additional expenses are due to changes to the program under the Affordable Care Act.
A Japanese tractor and garden equipment company has opened a new $73 million manufacturing plant in north Georgia. Gov. Nathan Deal Monday celebrated the grand opening of the new Kubota Corp. plant in Jefferson.
A food processing company plans to invest $11 million to expand its snack-making plant in Waycross. Executives of Rich Products Corporation say the expansion will increase the southeast Georgia plant's manufacturing capacity by 30 percent.
A chemical firm is announcing plans to expand its operations in Savannah. Jacksonville, Fla.-based Arizona Chemical is planning to build a 27,000-square-foot science and technology center on its existing corporate campus in Savannah.
The Georgia Historical Society has received a $500,000 grant from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation that will go toward plans to renovate and move into a three-story antebellum mansion next to the society's library and archives in downtown Savannah. The renovated space will be used for executive offices and a new education center.