Despite hopes a new car plant just over the Tennessee border would bring jobs to Georgia, that apparently hasn’t happened.
People in North Georgia thought Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant would bring jobs to the area, according to Dalton’s Daily Citizen.
A rift is widening on the Savannah River over the proposed Savannah harbor deepening.
South Carolina officials worry, the planned harbor deepening could hold back development of a proposed port in Jasper County.
Georgia’s unemployment rate is up again. The 10.2 percent mark for December is a two-tenths of a point rise over the previous month.
For more than three years, the state’s jobless rate has topped the national rate, which is currently at 9.4.