During the first half of September (Sept. 1-15), 14 business eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: six earned a perfect score of 100; five earned a score in the 90s (A); three earned a score in the 80s (B). Also, a number of school cafeterias were inspected and…

During the second half of August (Aug. 16-31), 15 business eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: three earned a perfect score of 100; 11 earned a score in the 90s (A); one earned a score in the 60s (unsatisfactory). Also, a host of school cafeterias were inspec…

Vickie Dycus, with RE/MAX Real Estate Center, has received the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award, which honors successful agents who have earned more than $1 million in commissions during their careers with the company. Only 22% of all active RE/MAX agents have earned this prestigious award since it…

Georgia Farm Bureau Insurance Companies have recently named Ernie E Raines, life underwriter training council fellow (LUTCF), as agency manager of Walker County Farm Bureau. Raines has been with Georgia Farm Bureau for 29 years and has spent each year serving the members in Walker and Dade c…

ATLANTA — A German auto parts manufacturer is bringing its first manufacturing plant in the Southeast to Northwest Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday, July 24.

The May preliminary unemployment rate of 9.7%, a decrease of 2.9% from April’s 12.6%, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported June 19.

Jennifer Eachus was set on the path to becoming a veterinarian when she was 14 years old. “I was thinking about my future,” she says, “and went to my mom and told her I wanted to become a lawyer.”

April’s unemployment numbers for Georgia’s Metropolitan Statistical Areas, regions, and counties are at a reported all-time high across all categories, the Georgia Department of Labor announced May 28 in the following news release.

The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce exists to promote business, with a special focus on local, small businesses. What does a Chamber do when a large portion of its members are forced to close their businesses due to a pandemic?

A high-end commercial carpet manufacturer in Chattooga County announced plans Tuesday, May 19 for a $5 million investment that will double its payroll.

The Canopy Senior Living, in conjunction with Jacksonville, Fla.-based real estate developer Rimrock Companies, and SRI Management LLC, broke ground on a 64-unit, innovative assisted living and memory care community — The Canopy at Boynton Ridge — on nearly six acres of well-accessed land in…

See Rock City Inc. will have a phased reopening for Rock City Gardens during its Founder’s Day week beginning, Monday, May 18, for annual and Lookout Mountain resident passholders.

As the coronavirus pandemic swept the U.S., state governments mandated that dental offices open only for emergency procedures. But in the coming weeks, some dental practices may resume regular appointments in individual states where businesses considered “essential” are allowed to re-open.

CHI Memorial, which has physician offices and medical clinics in Walker and Catoosa counties, will safely resume scheduled procedures and clinic operations in early May.

The Jimmy Simpson Foundation in Rock Spring, a nonprofit founded to serve the brain injury community, has welcomed Karen Williams as the new vice president of nursing. Williams will start in late April with the Jimmy Simpson foundation in this role.

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to negatively affect Georgia’s businesses, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) processed 133,820 claims during the week of March 22-28, the highest number of claims it has ever processed in a week.

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