Developers are set to start construction on a new convention hotel for Jekyll Island after long delays that largely resulted from difficulties getting a bank loan for the $41 million project. Members of the state park's governing board were scheduled attend a ground-breaking ceremony Monday for the 200-room Westin hotel.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will join Gov. Nathan Deal and representatives from the Porsche company to break ground on the company's new North American headquarters in Hapeville Tuesday morning. Porsche officials say once the site is completed, the new headquarters may employ up to 400 people.
Human rights leaders and government officials broke ground in Atlanta on a civil rights center. The National Center for Civil and Human Rights will be a hub for human rights topics and is expected to boost tourism.