The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the unemployment rate in the Northwest Georgia region in June was 5.6 percent, up nine-tenths of a percentage point from 4.7 percent in May. The rate in June 2015 was 6.2 percent.
Look for a greater chance of rain, and cooler temperatures than Polk County has seen for the past few weeks as the National Weather Service calls for a cooling trend for the rest of the month and heading into August.
One Door Polk has another new tenant, this time renting office space to the state’s Medicaid group it joins other state and local agencies in providing health and family-based services to the Cedartown area.
Chances of rain showers are in store today according to the National Weather Service, but another hot day is in store as heat index values are expected to be over 100, and more of the same through the rest of the week before a cooling trend comes for the weekend.
Update: As of 6 p.m., the Polk County Board of Elections reports that 596 voters have cast their ballot in the primary run-off between incumbent Ray Barber and Chuck Thaxton within the seven local precincts.
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Cedartown’s Kimoto Tech, Inc. announced in a press release on Monday, July 25, a $6 million capital investment project that will allow the film-coating company to progress with the advancement of new technologies and sustain their global competitiveness.
This week's forecast calls for chances of rain in the afternoon and evening hours, but otherwise expect it to continue to be hot and humid, with highs in the low 90s and heat index values hovering in the 100 range through midweek thus far, according to the National Weather Service forecast.