NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market had its best day of the year as investors applauded solid earnings from U.S. companies and economic growth in China.
The RHS and RMS FBLA Officer Installation Ceremony was held recently in the Rockmart High School Media Center.
A ribbon cutting ceremony for Polk County’s new speculative building will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at 100 North Park Boulevard in Cedartown.
Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home, family owned and operated, has been an existing business in Rockmart for 33 years.
Cedartown’s Red, White and Brew coffee shop located on the corner of Main Street and West Avenue shut its doors until further notice the last week of September. Owner Jacqueline Peterson said she thanks Cedartown and Polk County for their hospitality and said no decision about reopening has been made yet. They will host private functions at the coffee shop with some notice. To get more information about how to rent out the space for private parties, call 770-748-6400.
ATLANTA – Oct. 2, 2014 – Saving money and energy couldn’t be easier this weekend, Oct. 3-5, during Georgia’s annual sales tax holiday featuring energy efficient ENERGY STAR products, as well as water-efficient WaterSense products. Throughout the weekend and across the state, shoppers who make a qualifying purchase are exempt from paying state and local sales tax on a number of household items such as appliances, compact fluorescent light bulbs, doors/windows and thermostats.
The Cutting Edge Barber Shop, located at 638 Goodyear Avenue in Rockmart, will soon celebrate its fifth year in business.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Rome Career Center will help Kelly Services recruit seasonal workers for Petz Enterprises, a software support company in Rome. The recruitment will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the career center at 462 Riverside Parkway.
Hometown Realty of Cedartown is an existing business that provides world-class service.
The Rockmart Business Alliance is busy planning two of its 2014 fall attractions – Festival of Treats and Christmas Tour of Homes.
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.
Lyndsay Bass Claroni, D.O., has joined the Floyd Primary Care Network.
Local students enrolled in the 2014 Cedartown Biz Builder Program are nearing the end of their studies and will soon be ready to pitch their business ideas to the public.
Sondi and David Vest now own and operate Smith-Lockwood Drug and Jewelry, which has been an anchor business in downtown Rockmart for more than 67 years.
Akins Printing Company, 128 South Marble Street in Rockmart, has extensive damage due to the impact of a runaway vehicle in a recent accident.
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.
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.
Locally owned Screen Printing and Embroidery Company, Cedarstream, prints t-shirts for country music star Craig Morgan.
Cone, Shiflett and Hunt Insurance had its beginning in 1922 when Wes Cone started selling insurance to the residents of Cedartown.