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S.C., Georgia reported atop Volvo's list for new car plant

An article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monday said  Volvo Cars is down to South Carolina and another unnamed state for its planned $500 million factory. Reuters reported the short list Friday, citing unnamed individuals. The second state, people with knowledge of the situation have told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, is Georgia. The two states, they have said, have been the top ...

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Georgia legislation sets stage for eventual casino resort legalization

Legislation that would open the door to up to six casino resorts in Georgia will be introduced in the state House on Thursday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The measures, both by Economic Development Committee Chairman Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, would generate $250 million a year to support the HOPE scholarship, according to a briefing paper obtained by The Journal-Constitution. The bill, and ...

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Jack Weatherly joins MBJ editorial team — Pulitzer nominee to cover economic development, among other things

Who says you can’t come home again? Jack Weatherly is doing just that this week as the veteran journalist has become the newest reporter for the Mississippi Business Journal. Weatherly — who has been cited for excellence in writing everywhere he has ever been including a nomination for a Pulitzer Prize — has worked for newspapers across the South over the last 40 ...

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