ROME, Ga. (AP) - A flooring manufacturing company plans to renovate two facilities in northwest Georgia and create more than 400 new jobs. Governor Nathan Deal says Mohawk industries is planning to invest $85 million in the renovation of two facilities in Rome and Dalton over the next two years.
WINDER, Ga. (AP) - Barrow County sheriff's officials say a 14-month-old boy has died after being run over in his grandmother's driveway. Lt. Matt Guthas says the boy's mother was dropping him off at his grandmother's house in Winder today and he was behind the woman's car when she prepared to leave.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - For the first time, a woman has been elected mayor in Statesboro. The Statesboro Herald reports 51-year-old Jan Moore won a close runoff election last night. Unofficial results show she defeated opponent Jonathan McCollar by fewer than 100 votes out of 1,867 mayoral ballots cast.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials are searching for a replacement after the resignation of Georgia's child advocate, Tonya Boga. Brian Robinson, a spokesman for Gov. Nathan Deal, says a panel of seven people has already been put together to handle the search for her replacement.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.