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Newest Amazon expansion will bring 1,000 full-time jobs to Savannah

Newest Amazon expansion will bring 1,000 full-time jobs to Savannah

Amazon will build a fulfillment center in Savannah that will create 1,000 full-time jobs, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday. The 640,000-square-foot facility, expected to open next year, will use innovative robotics technology to pick, pack, and ship smaller customer orders, such as books, toys, and small household goods. “I appreciate Amazon’s continued commitment to creating well-paying e-commerce jobs for hardworking Georgians and look forward to the positive impact it will bring to the coastal region,” Kemp said. “Georgia’s connectivity, combined with smart planning and investment, has helped our state secure its spot as the No.-1 state for logistics and infrastructure…
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New Amazon delivery station coming to Doraville

New Amazon delivery station coming to Doraville

DORAVILLE -- Amazon plans to open a new metro Atlanta delivery station in Doraville and has purchased property in the city for the new station. The new station will power Amazon’s last-mile delivery capabilities to speed up deliveries for customers inside and outside of the I-285 perimeter. “The City of Doraville is excited to add Amazon to our community,” said Chris Eldridge, Doraville City Manager. “This project is a great example of local governments working together seamlessly to facilitate economic development. I expect this to be one of several economic development wins Doraville will be able to announce in the coming months.” Delivery…
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Bomb threat at Amazon Warehouse in Bibb County investigated

Bomb threat at Amazon Warehouse in Bibb County investigated

It was a harrowing few hours Saturday afternoon for workers at the Amazon Warehouse on Skipper Road when a bomb threat forced the business to evacuate. Bibb County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies responded to the Amazon Warehouse after a bomb threat was called into the facility at about 12:33 p.m. The caller said there was a bomb in the building and that everyone needed to get out. The building was cleared of all employees. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Disposal Unit and K-9’s checked the building and determined that it was safe and that there were no devices in the…
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