Georgia-Pacific announces new facility

(ALBANY, Ga)- Georgia Pacific announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art lumber facility…brining new jobs to the area.

The company announced this at a town hall meeting Thursday evening, providing an overview open the facility.

This includes the creation of 140 new jobs, 100 of which are still open at this time.

South Georgia TV spoke with Plant Manager, Johnnie Temples about the facility and the surplus of jobs it will bring to The Good Life City.

Temples says, “”Georgia Pacific has been working with state and county officials, and community leaders. And they have been extremely helpful.”

Georgia-Pacific will host a job fair on Saturday, June 22nd, at the Merry Acres Event Center in Albany to fill those job openings.