Bridgestone celebrates opening of giant-tire plant

...The tires range from 8 feet tall to 13 feet tall and can weigh as much as 13,000 pounds, said Ron Brooks, the plant manager for the new facility.According to a video shown at the ceremony, the tires are made from materials in a three-story...

Nine Columbia County candidates hold public forum

...District 3 commissioner, I would make sure we keep bringing good, quality paying jobs to the county as well."Retired plant manager Brett McGuire says one of his strengths is the ability to advocate for economic growth."We've recently averaged...

Augusta manufacturers likely to avoid paying energy tax

...constituents potentially affected by the tax, including a property manager who rents to manufacturing executives and a local plant manager returning from a site visit in China, and was highly unlikely to support it."I want to make sure that we show...

Columbia County candidates square off at Thursday forum

...Mack Taylor and Floyd B. Everett.Derryberry is the co-owner of Reliable Equipment Rental; McGuire is a retired plant manager; and Taylor is a former district attorney. Everett is the chairman of the Columbia County Democratic Party.In the...

Columbia County races

...outstanding school systems in the state of Georgia. NAME: Brett McGuire (Republican)AGE: 63EMPLOYMENT: Retired plant manager, Sweetheart Cup Co. (Lily Tulip)FAMILY: Daughter, Brook, son, Brett McGuire, Jr., fiancee, Beverly KingPOLITICAL...

Emmitt McClellan Jr.

...Williams McClellan, Sr. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and a US Air Force Vietnam veteran. He retired as a Plant Manager from Boral Brick. The family said he was a quiet man who had a loving giving heart and always had a hug for anyone...

J. Robert Morris

...Mr. Morris was a graduate from the University of Georgia Class of 1973. After graduation, he was in textiles as a plant manager in North Carolina. Upon his return to Augusta, he was in sales until his retirement. He was an avid golfer, reader...

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

...shipping records, lab test reports and other documents were introduced as evidence by prosecutors. Two former plant managers - Sammy Lightsey and Danny Kilgore - testified against their former boss and his co-defendants as part of a plea...

Georgia salmonella-tainted peanuts case in hands of jury

...salmonella and sent customers fake lab reports declaring its products safe, those schemes were carried out by two plant managers ? Sammy Lightsey and Daniel Kilgore. They pleaded guilty in the case and testified against their old boss.After...

Defense attorney grills former peanut plant manager in trial linked to salmonella outbreak

ALBANY, Ga. - Defense attorneys for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak sought to deflect blame in the government's case Tuesday.