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Georgia may have beat out North Carolina for Caterpillar Plant

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting this morning that Georgia has beat out North Carolina for the new location of the Caterpillar Plant.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is set to make a major jobs announcement this morning at 8:00.

According to the article, two government officials say they have been told Athens, Georgia will be the new home for the Illinois-based heavy equipment maker, which will add 1,400 new jobs to the area. Caterpillar has been shopping around many different states for their new location.

Stay with WWAY for updates on this developing story.

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