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JDA accepts award for Facebook addition

State recognizes area for work in drawing data center

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 12:00 am | Updated: 12:04 am, Wed Nov 28, 2018.

Earlier this year, the world’s largest social media site announced its investment into Georgia, through the Joint Development Authority of Jasper, Morgan, Newton and Walton Counties. Monday, the negotiations of that deal were recognized by the Georgia Economic Developers Association as the Regional Deal of the Year.

The Facebook Newton Data Center, which will invest $42 billion dollars into the Newton County portion of Stanton Springs, will provide 250 new jobs to the area once completed.

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