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.
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.
An owner and previous employee of Calhoun’s The Fork are asking for help to pay debts incurred by the restaurant prior to its appearance on Food Network’s “Restaurant Impossible.”
The Ga. 53 corridor in Calhoun is experiencing a building boom. A new Popeye’s has just opened. A new freestanding Subway is nearing completion and ground has been broken for a new RaceTrac fuel station and Dunkin’ Donuts.
When The Fork Casual Fine Dining was featured on Restaurant Impossible with viewing available at the eatery, it was less than crowded, with only 30 people in attendance and owners expecting less.
Calhoun is set for a new donut shop and convenience store.
ATLANTA --The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Automation Personnel fill more than 30 jobs in Calhoun and Adairsville with a light industrial manufacturer.
South Korea’s largest provider of construction and building materials has announced it will build another facility in Gordon County, creating 50 jobs.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) 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 Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dalton Career Center, 1460 Chattanooga Ave.
Rug and home décor manufacturer Surya recently participated in Habitat for Humanity’s “Build Day.”
Newnan, GA – Axiom Laboratories, a subsidiary of Axiom Nutraceuticals, announced it has acquired Metaugus, Inc., a supplement manufacturing facility located in Cedartown.
The first shovel full of dirt has yet to be turned at Walker County’s newest industrial park, but already Audia International, the site’s major tenant, is looking to expand its manufacturing and warehousing operations.