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First-time unemployment claims in Georgia increased by 5,581 during the week of Jan. 3-9 to 37,039, reflecting a national trend, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday, Jan. 14.

The primary focus of Healthy Foundations, says CEO DeLaine Hunter, is to help people who are struggling, often with multiple issues, fully take back their lives and become thriving members of society. But the mission extends far beyond that, too.

Unique Fabricating South in LaFayette, Ga., is a busy manufacturing site. The company, which also has locations in Michigan and Mexico, makes parts for vehicles. They supply parts to all the major car companies and ship molded products all over the world. This, in itself, reflects the import…

ATLANTA - A recent court ruling awarding monetary damages to neighbors of a North Carolina industrial hog farm is stirring interest among Georgia agribusiness organizations in renewing a push to update the state’s Right to Farm Act.

ATLANTA — Georgia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5% last month, the lowest since the coronavirus pandemic broke out last March, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday, Nov. 19.

Nov. 16-20 is Utility Scam Awareness Week, and Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr warns consumers and businesses that scammers are exploiting the fact that utilities are essential services to con people out of their money.

ATLANTA — Georgia tax collections rose by 1.8% in October, building on a positive first quarter for the state as businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic continued to reopen.

ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers will take up a resolution this winter to rename the Port of Savannah after retired U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, David Ralston, speaker of the state House of Representatives, announced Friday, Oct. 30.

Gov. Brian P. Kemp Oct. 30 signed Executive Order 10.30.20.01 and Executive Order 10.30.20.02, extending the public health state of emergency through Dec. 9 and renewing current COVID-19 restrictions with minimal changes to the sections on healthcare and governments.

ATLANTA — First-time unemployment claims in Georgia declined by 1,197 last week to 43,605, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday, Oct. 29.

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers about scam artists posing as government officials, law enforcement or utility providers in an attempt to trick consumers into paying large sums of money.

ATLANTA — First-time unemployment claims in Georgia declined by 9,274 last week to 44,892, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday, Oct. 22.

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan visited multiple industries in Northwest Georgia, including Mount Vernon Mills, Roper Corp. and Shaw Industries. Local and state officials were on site at these three facilities, including representatives for local businesses.

ATLANTA — Unemployment in Georgia rose last month, but first-time unemployment claims fell significantly, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday, Oct. 15.

The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce’s “Networking at Lunch” event was held Thursday, Oct. 1, at The Colonnade in Ringgold. Catering by Alan, a Chamber member, prepared and served a delicious lunch.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the perfect time to schedule a mammogram, the best tool available for the early detection of breast cancer.

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