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Home manufacturer to build plant in Waycross

ATLANTA - A Finnish company that specializes in industrial manufacturing of buildings will construct its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Waycross, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Wednesday. ADMARES will invest $750 million in the plant, which is expected to create more...

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Rosalynn Carter diagnosed with dementia

Rosalynn Carter (Photo credit: The Carter Center) ATLANTA - Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has dementia, according to a statement the Carter Center released Tuesday. "She continues to live happily at home with her husband, enjoying spring in Plains and visits with...

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Vogtle Unit 3 reaches 100% power for first time

ATLANTA - The first of two additional nuclear reactors Georgia Power is building at Plant Vogtle has safely reached 100% power, a key milestone toward getting the unit into full commercial operation. For the first time, Unit 3 at the plant south of Augusta has reached...

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Audit: Rural hospital tax credit paying off

ATLANTA - Georgia's rural hospital tax credit program is in compliance with the state law that created it in 2017 and just needs to tighten up its reporting procedures, according to a new audit. The program raised $58.7 million in contributions to eligible rural...

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