Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's office has announced that Firth Rixson Forgings LLC will expand its forged metal operation in Midway, and anticipates creating 75 to 100 new jobs in the southeast Georgia town.
Georgia home foreclosures increased 18% last month despite a national drop in foreclosures.
Georgia is working through a foreclosure backlog.
Nationwide, July home foreclosures were down 7% from the previous month.
Authorities say a group that operates the Georgia State Fair, which has been held in Macon since 1851, has voted not to hold the event next year.
The decision was made by the Exchange Club of Macon, which has operated the fair since 1942.
Executives of Dalton-based Shaw Industries say the carpet company is laying off employees at plants in the northwest Georgia cities of Ringgold and Eton.
Company officials declined to say how many workers are affected.
Wells Fargo bank will begin charging some Georgia customers $3 a month to use their debit cards.
Georgia is one of four states where a pilot program will tack on the fee every month when a debit card is used. The pilot begins in October.