A family dentist in Flintstone, who for years has brightened the smiles of local clients, goes the extra mile for less fortunate kids on the other side of the globe.
The unemployment rate in the northwest Georgia region increased to 7.7 percent in June, up four-tenths of a percentage point from 7.3 percent in May, the state Department of Labor said. The rate was 8.9 percent in June a year ago.
News release from Walmart
Many organizations utilize social media as a marketing tool or to boost sales. But one local business has embraced the power of being positive in its daily posts and interactions with customers and the community as well.
Dollar General will hold a grand opening for its new store at 4120 Chattanooga Valley Road in Flintstone on Saturday, July 26, beginning at 8 a.m.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor, the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce, and Ringgold’s Downtown Development Authority will co-sponsor a career expo tomorrow, July 23, at Ringgold High School.
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.
The Walker County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Adult Leadership Walker County Class.
The Adult Leadership Walker County Task Force invites the public to attend the 2014 Adult Leadership Walker County Alumni Dinner featuring keynote speaker Mark Butler, Georgia commissioner of labor, at the Walker County Civic Center on Thursday, August 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The Georgia Winery would like to thank everyone who attended the second annual Luau Wine Fest on June 28. With an attendance of 300 people they raised $830 to donate to the Ringgold Rotary Club. The donation will go toward helping the Ringgold community. They would also like to thank those who helped make this event a success, Catering by Alan, Joe Nabors, Energemata Poi, Chattanooga Acroyoga, Moon Haven Studio, Milele Roots, Hooper’s Bazaar, King of Pops, Track 29 and the Ringgold Rotary Club. For more information about the Ringgold Rotary Club or to donate, visit rotary.org.
Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 7.4 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.2 percent in May, the Georgia Department of Labor announced. The rate in June of last year was 8.4 percent.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will hold a job expo in Summerville on Friday, July 18, to help Roper Corp., a division of GE, fill about 90 manufacturing jobs at its facility in LaFayette.
Newnan, GA – Axiom Laboratories, a subsidiary of Axiom Nutraceuticals, announced it has acquired Metaugus, Inc., a supplement manufacturing facility located in Cedartown.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will hold a job expo in Summerville next on Friday, July 18, to help Roper Corp., a division of GE, fill about 90 manufacturing jobs at its facility in LaFayette.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising a portion of the Bluff Trail that was closed February 10, is now open for public use. The park,in partnership with Wild Trails, developed a project to repair a washout of the trail that formed approximately three fourths of a mile north of Sunset Rock.
Heritage High School will host a Dodge booster club fundraiser as part of the band preview night being held in the school parking lot at 3960 Poplar Springs Road on Thursday, July 31.
Artist Sandra Babb and daughter Jillanna Babb will offer a guided figure drawing workshop at Moon Haven Studio in downtown Ringgold. The workshop lasts from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, and is open to all levels. The studio is at 5 Legion Street in the Cleburn shopping center.
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.
Local residents and businesses may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing in basic school supply items to the Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours through August 11. All items will be divided and delivered to Catoosa County public schools.
Pie Slingers Pizza in Fort Oglethorpe will be doing its part to help sexual assault victims on Thursday, July 10, as it will donate a percentage of its profits that day to the prevention of sexual assault in the community.