Local business looks to hire Georgia-Pacific employees looking for work

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Friday, June 7, 2019

EVANS, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- As about 100 employees are looking for work after a massive fire at Georgia-Pacific in Thomson, one local business says it wants to help.

The GM at Discount Tire in Evans says he wants to hire workers and their other stores are in too.

"We're always hiring great people. I have a lot of energy and, I'm ready," said Evans GM Cory Jones.

Jones Says they've already interviewed several workers from the Georgia-Pacific plant.

Discount Tire has stores in Augusta, Evans and Aiken.

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