Georgia is not included among the states receiving federal money for new transportation projects.
The Federal Department of Transportation announced several projects in the Northeast and Midwest on Monday, in addition to further funding for Amtrak.
Kia Motors is bringing in more than 2,800 tons of equipment to expand its Georgia plant.
Heavy machinery and other equipment bound for the automaker's manufacturing plant in West Point is scheduled to arrive Wednesday at the Port of Savannah.
Thomasville-based bread products company Flowers Foods is buying a major snack cake company.
Flowers says taking over Philadelphia-based TastyKake gives the company access to 24 million more consumers.
An Oklahoma-based band of Creek Indians wants US Indian Affairs officials to declare part of St. Simons Island Georgia's first federally-approved Native American reservation.
Gambling concerns could complicate their plans.
Nearly $2.5 billion in new federal transportation money has opened-up, and Georgia’s one of two dozen states bidding for a slice. If Georgia wins some of the cash, the state’s freight transportation network could benefit.
Newly proposed food inspection regulations would likely have little impact on Georgia’s meat industry.
The guidelines would require meat producers to keep products off store shelves until test results come in.
The rules cover processed meat that’s ready for eating.