Caterpillar Coming to Oconee

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Rumor has it that this morning Governor Nathan Deal is expected to announce The Opening Of A Caterpillar Plant In Oconee County which has the potential to bring with it up to 2,000 jobs. What an incredible boost this could be for our local economy!

According to, sources say the plant will relocate to Oconee near Athens from Japan to manufacture backhoes and other small machinery.

Check back for more updates!



About Margie

Living back in my birthplace, the Lake Oconee/Greensboro area of Georgia after several years of traveling and sailing in the South Pacific. Blogging about life, business, real estate, and news. Feel free to contact me with any questions or just to say "hi!" This blog is the most popular online news source in the area reaching hundreds, sometimes thousands, of residents and visitors a day! Thanks! Margie aka Marge at Large, Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty
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