Governor: Auto supply firm to create 660 jobs in Meriwether County

HOGANSVILLE, Ga. (AP) – Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says a Korean auto manufacturer plans to build a new casting facility at its manufacturing complex in west Georgia, creating 660 jobs by 2020. Mando Corp. announced plans in 2011 to construct its existing manufacturing facility in Meriwether County. Deal said in a statement Friday that it selected the west Georgia site for an expansion involving the new casting facility after a competitive search. Deal said that with the expansion, Mando will become the largest employer in Meriwether County.
The governor said the new 317,000-square-foot casting facility will be in the Meriwether Industrial Park in the Hogansville area, about 60 miles southwest of Atlanta. © 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


More Local

Home Safe

Alarm over missing child a simple mixup

County and city authorities were happy to locate a 5-year-old child safe and sound after she was reported missing on Wednesday. All four pub ... Read More


Luminaria fundraiser

Neighborhood rallies for Coweta Samaritan Clinic

More than 100 residents in one Newnan neighborhood are planning to participate in their first annual luminaria fundraiser. On Tuesday at 6:3 ... Read More


UWG Newnan: Finish line in sight

University of West Georgia’s new campus in Newnan will be substantially complete in January, according to Newnan City Manager Cleatus ... Read More


TB patient won’t be coming to Coweta County

The tuberculosis patient who is currently being held in the Troup County Jail for refusing to take his medication is no longer contagious, b ... Read More


Coweta Commission

Cemetery discovery disrupts bypass extension

Crews doing clearing for the Newnan Bypass Extension project discovered a gravestone, and 49 graves were eventually located. The road will b ... Read More

Four arrested in marijuana bust

Four people were arrested Tuesday after authorities with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a home in Newna ... Read More