Monday, May 3, 2010

GNB Update

One day down...four to go in this work week...Here's what's happening...

Augusta officials hope to get accurate census numbers. The Augusta Chronicle reports that adaptive lights that adjust their timing based on traffic will be installed soon. They will happen at three major locations going through Augusta/Richmond County. The purpose of that move is to help get an accurate count of the population in the Central Savannah River Area's largest city.

Expect Georgia to be on the grow soon. That's according to global economic forecasters. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Americans will make the move to the Peach State as the economy gets back on track. Experts with the economic forecasting firm IHS Global Insight projects that Georgia's population will more than 1.5 percent between now and 2015. Only four other states are expected to grow faster than Georgia within the next five years.

Top honors for a Georgia tire facility. The Rome News-Tribune reports that the Ford Motor Company honored Pirelli Tire North America with a "World Excellence Award". The Rome-based company earned the award during Ford's 12th annual ceremony recently. It's one of only two tire companies to receive such an award.

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