RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) A carpet and flooring manufacturing company is planning to expand its recycling center in northwest Georgia. <br />
Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is planning to invest $17 million in a recycling plant in Ringgold that is expected to create 70 new jobs. The plant is expected to process post-consumer recycled materials. <br />
Shaw's Vice President of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs Paul Murray said in a statement that expanding the company's recycling efforts is aimed at converting what may once have been considered waste into economically viable products. <br />
Ringgold is about 15 miles southeast of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.