Fulton County http://wkms.org en Kayser Automotive to Establish First US Plant in Fulton Bringing 121 Jobs http://wkms.org/post/kayser-automotive-establish-first-us-plant-fulton-bringing-121-jobs <p></p><p>Gov. Steve Beshear joined company and local officials today to announce A. Kayser Automotive Systems USA plans to establish a manufacturing facility in Fulton, creating 121 jobs and investing more than $17.5 million in the project. The company is a subsidiary of Germany-based A. Kayser Automotive Systems GmbH.</p><p>The operation will be Kayser’s first plant in the United States. The company’s decision to locate in Kentucky follows Gov. Beshear’s visit with Kayser officials during an economic development trip to Germany in January. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:03:09 +0000 Whitney Jones 33647 at http://wkms.org Kayser Automotive to Establish First US Plant in Fulton Bringing 121 Jobs German Automotive Parts Manufacturer to Invest in Fulton County http://wkms.org/post/german-automotive-parts-manufacturer-invest-fulton-county <p>A German automotive parts manufacturer may build a more than 17-million-dollar plant in Fulton County.</p><p>The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority Board granted Kayser Automotive Systems USA a preliminary three million dollar tax incentive last week.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:59:21 +0000 Austin Ramsey 33535 at http://wkms.org German Automotive Parts Manufacturer to Invest in Fulton County Prospective Plant May Offset Unemployment Figures http://wkms.org/post/prospective-plant-may-offset-unemployment-figures <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Commonwealth's town with the highest unemployment might see some job growth in the near future.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:06:19 +0000 Drew Adams 27522 at http://wkms.org Prospective Plant May Offset Unemployment Figures Unemployment Rates Drop Throughout Ky. http://wkms.org/post/unemployment-rates-drop-throughout-ky <p>The latest Kentucky job numbers show Fulton County still has highest unemployment rate in the Commonwealth at just over 16.5 percent. Still, the state Office of Employment and Training reports most counties improved in September, with jobless rates increasing in only 12. Woodford County had the lowest at 5.3 percent. Union County posted the lowest numbers in western Kentucky at almost 6 percent. &nbsp;Calloway was next, just under half a point higher.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 19:46:06 +0000 Whitney Jones 23728 at http://wkms.org Unemployment Rates Drop Throughout Ky. Bird’s Point Levee Scheduled for Completion http://wkms.org/post/bird-s-point-levee-scheduled-completion <p></p><p>The Army Corps of Engineers says the Bird&rsquo;s Point Levee in southeast Missouri will be back to its former size by the end of the year.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 20:20:31 +0000 Drew Adams 19682 at http://wkms.org Bird’s Point Levee Scheduled for Completion