Georgia KIA plant to create jobs in Alabama

WEST POINT, GA (WBRC) - Automaker KIA officially kicks off production at its West Point Georgia plant on Monday. It will create more than 3,600 jobs at new and expanding auto suppliers in Alabama.

Hundreds of state residents are expected to work at the KIA factory itself.

About 900 supplier positions are slated for Chambers County, which has the sixth highest unemployment rate in the state.