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  • Homeless man found dead near railroad tracks

    Homeless man found dead near railroad tracks

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:49 AM EDT2014-07-17 13:49:05 GMT
    The body of a homeless man was found Tuesday morning on the railroad tracks near Fifth Avenue and 16th Street in Columbus. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan has identified the 62-year-old victim but saysMore >>
    The body of a homeless man was found Tuesday morning on the railroad tracks near Fifth Avenue and 16th Street in Columbus.More >>
  • LaGrange woman hit by juvenile with cast iron skillet

    LaGrange woman hit with skillet by juvenile

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:15:06 GMT
    The LaGrange Police Department says an 88-year-old woman was struck in the head with a cast iron skillet by a male juvenile. Police say on July 27, at approximately 4:43 a.m., the Patrol Division respondedMore >>
    The LaGrange Police Department says an 88-year-old woman was struck in the head with a cast iron skillet by a male juvenile.More >>
  • Mom shoots at burglar trying to steal her car

    Mom shoots at burglar trying to steal her car

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:28:43 GMT
    A Columbus woman catches a man trying to steal her car and fires back literally. The car theft gone wrong happened late Friday evening. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy caught up with the victim.More >>
    A Columbus woman catches a man trying to steal her car and fires back literally. The car theft gone wrong happened late Friday evening. News Leader Nine's Tyrone McCoy caught up with the victim.More >>

New, Expanding Industries

Weidmann
U.S.based multi-component, injection-molded plastics applications
39 Jobs
$15,000,000 investment

Arkal Automotive USA, Inc. 
Israeli based automotive plastics manufacturer 
25 Jobs
$7,200,000 investment  

HPM Alabama Corp.
Korean based resin material manufacturer
30 Jobs
$9,250,000 investment

SCA, Inc.  
Korean-based automotive plastics manufacturer
200 Jobs
$16,800,000 investment 

SiO2 Medical Products, Inc. 
U.S. based producer of medical plastics packaging
300 Jobs
$86,500,000 capital investment 

GE Aviation 
U.S. based producer of aircraft components
400 Jobs
$50,000,000 investment

Pyongsan America, Inc.
Korean-based automotive plastics manufacturer 
100 Jobs
$5,000,000 investment
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Industrial Growth Totals

Total Companies: 2010: 43 - 2012: 55
Total Jobs: 2010: 3,589 - 2012: 4,675
Total Jobs Announced: 2010 - 12: 1,372
Total Capital Investment: 2010 - 12: $265,537,531

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