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County approves plan for Hyundai plant

Jennifer Shrader Staff writer

September 3, 2013

The Troup County Commission this morning approved a memorandum of understanding for the proposed Hyundai plant in West Point.


It is the first step in making the plant official – the payment in lieu of taxes agreement must also be approved by West Point City Council and the Troup County School Board.


The $35 million plant is slated to be built on Kia Parkway, just north of the West Point Fire Station, and bring 300 new jobs within the first two years of production.


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