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.
The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home hosted a surprise celebration for 50 years of employment for Emmett Vernell Johnson last week.
Lyndsay Bass Claroni, D.O., has joined Floyd Primary Care Network. She is seeing patients at Floyd Primary Care and Center for Diabetes located at 48 Hills Creek Rd., Taylorsville, GA.
Details for “Shark Tank”-style contest coming soon
Cooperation between local officials and community partners is important when seeking new industry and business for Polk and its municipalities.
The sounds of reviving engines mingle with the dust and voices of men working in the yard at Westside Recycling, 945 Atlanta Highway, Rockmart.
Kellie Taylor, owner of Precious Paws Pet Grooming in Rockmart, is participating in a unique educational program at Young’s Grove Elementary School.
The Polk County Chamber of Commerce plans to rollout a new website during January of 2015.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced the unemployment rate in the Northwest Georgia region increased to 8.5 percent in July, up eight-tenths of a percentage point from 7.7 percent in June. The rate was 9.0 percent in July a year ago.
A new owner is in charge at Cedartown’s Ford dealership located on Highway 278, and already the new owner says he’s making an impact on the local economy.
Rockmart Business Alliance (RBA) has postponed plans for a Rock Fest, previously scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 30 on Water Street, downtown.
Visitors quickly notice primary colors of yellow, green and pink when parking at Vintage With a Twist, located on Main Street in Cedartown.
The Polk County Chamber of Commerce lists the following meetings.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor will help Toyo Tires recruit a number of workers for its manufacturing facility in Bartow County on Saturday, Aug. 23. The recruitment will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gordon County Parks and Recreation Center, 7494 Fairmount Highway, S.E. in Calhoun.
Rachel E. Rowell, new President/CEO of the Development Authority of Polk County (DAPC), has been on the go since her first day on the job – Monday, July 7.
Rakestraw Auto Service and Tire shop is located at 600 North Piedmont Avenue, Rockmart.
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.
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.
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.
The new speculative building, located in Cedartown’s North Business Park, should be completed by September.