City continues to make progress

City continues to make progress

There are 11 comments on the LaGrange Daily News - LaGrange, Georgia story from Jan 3, 2009, titled City continues to make progress. In it, LaGrange Daily News - LaGrange, Georgia reports that:

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of LaGrange for your support in allowing me to serve as your city councilman.

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progresso

Morrow, GA

#1 Jan 3, 2009
progress on what
SKK

Tyrone, GA

#2 Jan 5, 2009
Progress on moving backward and hiring crooked people from Texas to run the city.
predesso

Fayetteville, GA

#3 Jan 5, 2009
skk what town was is this lagrange or grantville
Just John

Lagrange, GA

#4 Jan 6, 2009
I've lived in LaGrange for 20 years and I have seen much progress in that period of time.

I have also lived in 7 other states and in my opinion LaGrange is one of the most progressive small towns in America.

Much has changed for the better in those 20 years and I'm sure things will get even better over the next 20 years.
David Thomas

Mcdonough, GA

#5 Jan 9, 2009
Back in town for a few days!

It must be LaGrange because Grantville does nothing but continue to back peddle!

It is bad when the only applicant you get is a Jailbird and you hire the Jailbird!
progresso

Fayetteville, GA

#6 Jan 16, 2009
how can lagrange make progress with every cotton mill closed at last.where will people work . im sorry but i see a ghost town
Just John

Lagrange, GA

#7 Jan 19, 2009
Progresso, you ever heard of Kia?
progresso

Fayetteville, GA

#8 Jan 20, 2009
yes i have.but isnt that going to be 700 jobs. and i heard that was on hold. due to the economy. plus every college grad in 10 surronding counties have applied. that doesnt give the average guy to much hope.
Just John

Lagrange, GA

#9 Jan 20, 2009
progresso wrote:
yes i have.but isnt that going to be 700 jobs. and i heard that was on hold. due to the economy. plus every college grad in 10 surronding counties have applied. that doesnt give the average guy to much hope.
No, the project isn't on hold and is still on schedule. The total impack upon employment will be between 5,000 and 7,500 jobs. Many of the suppliers of Kia are also building in the area.

Even in tough times such as we are experiencing now the area should experience an economic boom.
progresso

Fayetteville, GA

#10 Jan 20, 2009
thank goodnes i am not trying to bash lg .i love the town. i just hope it works.you still got to face reality. there will still be a lot of low level people that will not benefit from all this. i wish.
Just John

Lagrange, GA

#11 Jan 25, 2009
I know what you mean progresso. I would imagine that KIA would be very selective in who they hire. My guess is that they will have the best to choose from.

Though many people may not qualify for KIA, when KIA hires someone who is already employeed it will create a vacancy somewhere else.

I saw in the paper the other day where KIA's 4th quarter profit doubled compared to the 2007 4th quarter. They seem to be doing pretty good.

Also several of their suppliers who have built in the area have started conducting job fairs.

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