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1 wounded, 1 arrested in shooting at Kia plant in Georgia

WEST POINT, Ga. - A shooting inside the Kia Motors auto manufacturing plant in Georgia left one worker wounded and another in custody after armed officers swarmed the site Tuesday.According to AJC.com...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-21/1-wounded-1-arrested-shooting-kia-p
Black motorist's fatal shooting: Outcry over police tactics

...North Charleston has since bounced back, largely because of a huge investment by Boeing, which has a 787 aircraft manufacturing plant in the city and employs about 7,500 people in South Carolina, most in North Charleston.Now North Charleston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-10/black-motorists-fatal-shooting-outc
Man pleads guilty to theft in Richmond County

A former employee of an Augusta manufacturing plant pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing computer components worth $580,612.Walter Stokes, 44, pleaded guilty in Richmond County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-04/man-pleads-guilty-thef
Roy Garrard Sr.

...churches, hospitals, nursing homes, banks, colleges, shopping centers, post offices, motels, hotels, manufacturing plants, libraries, restaurants, high rise apartments, parking decks, athletic fields, street lighting, and auto...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174217852
Columbia County approves zoning for warehouse project

...Grovetown to make way for construction of a "multitenant," 500,000-square-foot warehouse near the John Deere manufacturing plant.The commission voted unanimously to rezone the tract from single-family residential to general industrial to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-04/columbia-county-approves-z
Michelin making airless tires at its South Carolina plant

...company is based in Sweden, and Singapore-based Giti Tire announced plans to build their first North American manufacturing plants in South Carolina.Nearly 90,000 tires already are produced daily in South Carolina, which surpassed Oklahoma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/michelin-making-airless-ti
US factory output increases 0.2 pct in October

...manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.Output at manufacturing plants rose 0.2 percent in October, the Federal Reserve said Monday. Gains came from the rising demand for machinery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/us-factory-output-increase
Deere produces milestone millionth tractor

...Fraser Lumber in south #Augusta spending $25 million on expansion.Bridgestone officially opens mining tire manufacturing plant in Graniteville with visit by Japanese executives.DeFoor Realty planning office for North Louisville Street in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/tim-rausch/2014-11-24/deere-produ
Georgia praised for export effort

...to all Georgians."The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce picked up an E Award as did the Nordson-Swainsboro Manufacturing Plant of Swainsboro and SASCO Chemical Group Inc. of Albany.In addition to Economic Development getting the only repeat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-27/georgia-praised-export-eff
Business news

...distribution facility in Richburg will make passenger and light truck tires. It will be the company's ninth manufacturing plant worldwide.The other two companies, Lash Group and LPL Financial, are moving jobs from Charlotte locations to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/business-news