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Wednesday 08/13/2014
Winthrop Senior Living Center starts new project
Posted: August 13, 2014

Representatives from Winthrop Senior Living Center in Cedartown get their shovels in the dirt as they celebrate the beginning of a new project to add additional rooms to their facility. Owner Charlie Williams said he is looking forward to seeing hte changes once the project is complete. 

Chamber of Commerce to hold meeting Oct. 3
Posted: August 13, 2014

The Polk County Chamber of Commerce 2014 State of the Community Address is scheduled to begin with a welcome at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at Stone Creek Inn near Fish Creek Bridge on U.S. Highway 278.

Tuesday 08/12/2014
Chamber helping with College and Career Academy needs assessment survey due Friday
Posted: August 12, 2014

The Polk County Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Polk School District to find out what business and industries will need when they start hiring students who have entered the workforce.

Sunday 08/10/2014
DAPC: Speculative building nearly done
Posted: August 10, 2014

The new speculative building, located in Cedartown’s North Business Park, should be completed by September.

Friday 08/08/2014
GDOL to help Toyo Tires recruit manufacturing workers in Calhoun Aug. 23
Posted: August 08, 2014

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.

Doodle Bugs opens its doors in Cedartown
Posted: August 08, 2014

A new business in Cedartown is set to celebrate its grand opening on Saturday after months of preparation come down to the store opening its doors.

Wednesday 08/06/2014
Vintage Pearls opens in Rockmart
Posted: August 06, 2014

Vintage pearls creates a vision of a past era when this was a prized and necessary addition to any woman’s wardrobe.

Tuesday 08/05/2014
Anniston hospital moves to drop Blue Cross, talks continue
Updated: August 05, 2014 - 6:20 pm

Regional Medical Center, a 276-bed hospital in Anniston, plans to sever its contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama over how much money Blue Cross reimburses the hospital, according to the Anniston Star.

Deal: Film industry generates $5.1 billion in economic impact
Posted: August 05, 2014

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.

Monday 08/04/2014
GDOL to host job training recruitment in Cartersville Aug. 12
Posted: August 04, 2014

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s 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. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career Center, 19 Felton Place.

Wednesday 07/30/2014
Work on Coca-Cola museum moving into second phase with roof work completed
Posted: July 30, 2014

One local couple who are looking to open a museum in a historic downtown Cedartown building are one step closer to that goal, but plenty of work remains to be completed. 

Expanded flea market store opens up in Cedartown
Posted: July 30, 2014

People who love flea markets have a new place to peruse.

Thursday 07/24/2014
Kathy’s Korner opens in Rockmart
Posted: July 24, 2014

History abounds at 131 North Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart where Kathy Coley decided to open a new business.

Wednesday 07/23/2014
Ramsey Run Apartments nearing completion
Posted: July 23, 2014

Construction is nearing completion at Ramsey Run Apartments, a $4.8 million building project in Rockmart.

Tuesday 07/22/2014
GDOL to host job training recruitment in Dalton Aug. 5, Cartersville on Aug. 12
Posted: July 22, 2014

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.

Thursday 07/17/2014
Local Mary Kay business owner gets new car
Posted: July 17, 2014

Wanda Taff likes having a new car, especially when it’s free.

Wednesday 07/16/2014
Rowell arrives, welcomed to Polk
Posted: July 16, 2014

Rachel E. Rowell, new President/CEO of the Development Authority of Polk County (DAPC), has officially assumed her duties.

Tuesday 07/15/2014
Ribbons, photos line walls of pet boutique
Posted: July 15, 2014

Dogs take center stage at Cedartown Pet Boutique, located at 367 Piedmont Highway.

Friday 07/11/2014
Audia International expands Walker County project before groundbreaking
Updated: July 11, 2014 - 10:23 am

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.

Thursday 07/10/2014
K-9 Grooming celebrates anniversary in Rockmart
Posted: July 10, 2014

Hunter England arrived at K-9 Grooming with two of his beloved pets.

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