The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce is set to present Expo 2014 on Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Calhoun High School. More than 70 vendors are set to attend, with registration still open and several businesses claiming double booths to maximize their presence at the event.
ATLANTA – Job seekers in Cartersville and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to connect with businesses trying to fill current or future job openings during a career expo sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL). The expo will be held Thursday, Oct. 2, from 1-4 p.m. at the Clarence Brown Conference Center, located at 5450 State Route 20, Cartersville.
ATLANTA – Georgia is ranked sixth nationally and third in the Southeast for top job growth. With the creation of over 79,300 new jobs in the past 12 months, Georgia represents a strong 2.0 percent annual growth rate, which is higher than the nation’s average of 1.8 percent.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor will host a special recruitment for job seekers who qualify for OJT, a federal on-the-job training program to help get unemployed workers back into the labor force. The recruitment will be held Friday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Career Center, 946 Appalachian Highway.
Business has picked up throughout the summer for local sporting goods store Pokey’s, located on King Street in Calhoun.
Gov. Nathan Deal spoke to members of the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission on Thursday, Sept. 18, to address the commission on ways the state has improved since he took governorship.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is a leading executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.
There is something for everyone at 365 on Piedmont. Opening in May of 2013, 365 has become a popular home decor store in the downtown Calhoun area.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — That rain on the plain that saturated Montana's malt barley crop in late August could be tears in the beer of American brewers in 2015.
Following Monday’s announcement that Electrolux has offered $3.3 billion, in cash, to purchase GE’s appliance division, the fate of Roper, a wholly owned GE subsidiary, its LaFayette plant and employees is unknown.
Construction is underway on the next four fields for Perfect Game USA baseball at LakePoint Sporting Community in Emerson.
Sweden's Electrolux is buying the appliances business of General Electric for $3.3 billion, boosting its presence on the North American market, the companies said today.
For Yolanda Fuller, Fringe Salon in downtown Calhoun was part of her 10-year plan.
While working out at Firehouse Gym one day, Jasmine Hyde told her friend, Angie Brown, that the popular downtown business Biddy Boutique was for sale.
The Chick-fil-A restaurant in Calhoun is set to close Sept. 6 for a month of remodeling.
The rumors of GE selling its appliance division, which includes Roper Corp. in LaFayette, that began about the time it held its annual stockholders meeting have intensified in recent weeks, as evident in this message posted on the company website:
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Roper Corp., a division of GE, fill about 150 manufacturing jobs for its facility in LaFayette.
Georgia’s unemployment rate for July was 7.8 percent, up four-tenths of a percentage point from 7.4 percent in June. The rate in July of last year was 8.3 percent.
A 45-year-old man was injured Wednesday at a Shaw Industries plant in Calhoun, according to police scanner traffic.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Toyo Tires recruit a number of workers for its manufacturing facility in Bartow County. The company, which produces tires for vehicles, is recruiting manufacturing and maintenance technicians.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia-lensed feature films and television productions generated an economic impact of $5.1 billion during Fiscal Year 2014. The 158 feature film and television productions that shot in Georgia spent $1.4 billion during that time.