Kemp Appoints New Troup Co. Solicitor General

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed Sandra H. Taylor to serve as Troup County Solicitor General. The position was vacated following Nina Markette Baker's appointment to the Superior Court of the Coweta Judicial Circuit.

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Stitch Fix to Open Facility, Create 900+ Jobs in Douglas Co.

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Stitch Fix, the leading online personal styling service, will open a new distribution center in Lithia Springs, creating over 900 new jobs in the next few years.

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Swiss Manufacturer to Open Facility, Create 100 Jobs in Bryan Co.

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Preci-Dip, a Swiss manufacturer of electronic connector pins, will open its first U.S. production facility in Bryan County. The company will invest a total of $13.6 million in this project, creating 100 new jobs.

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Amazon to Build New Fulfillment Center, Create 1,000 Jobs in Gwinnett, DeKalb Counties

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Amazon will open a new fulfillment center in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties, creating 1,000 new jobs.

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June Net Tax Revenues Up 7.4%

Atlanta, GA - Georgia’s June net tax collections totaled roughly $2.12 billion for an increase of $146 million, or 7.4%, compared to June 2018 when net tax collections totaled nearly $1.98 billion.

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Governor Kemp Appoints Bob Barr to Judicial Qualifications Commission

Atlanta, GA – On July 1, 2019, Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed former Congressman Bob Barr to the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC). Based on O.C.G.A. § 15-1-21, the JQC has ten members with three on a hearing panel and seven on an investigative panel. Barr succeeds Edward Tolley on the investigative panel for a term ending on June 30, 2021.

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First Lady To Host Pet Adoption Day at Governor's Mansion

Atlanta, GA – On Saturday, June 29 from 9 AM to 12 PM at the Governor's Mansion, First Lady Marty Kemp will host a pet adoption day for rescue cats and dogs. Mrs. Kemp has partnered with nineteen humane societies, animal shelters, and rescues from across the state to help find homes for these animals.

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Georgia Announces Sale of $1.03 Billion in General Obligation Bonds

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the State of Georgia successfully sold $1.03 billion in three different series of general obligation bonds to fund new construction projects and equipment, make repairs and renovations to existing facilities, and refund outstanding bonds to achieve debt service savings.

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GE Appliances Grows in Georgia with $130 Million Investment, 300 New Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, is significantly expanding its operations in Georgia through three significant investment and job growth initiatives in the state. The initiatives include $43 million invested in the company’s Roper Corporation facility in Walker County, creating 100 new jobs; a $32 million investment to build a new Southern Logistics Center that will create 100 new jobs in Murray County; and a new $55 million smart warehouse, creating 100 new jobs in Jackson County.

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Wayfair to Create 500+ Jobs in Athens-Clarke County

Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Wayfair, one of the world's largest online destinations for the home, will create 500 jobs and invest more than $8 million in a customer support facility in Athens.

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