During Jan. 1-15, 36 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: nine earned a perfect score of 100, 23 earned a score in the 90s (A), and four earned a score in the 80s (B).
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.
Cane Creek Farm in LaFayette is a new member of the American Angus Association, said Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.
Erik Palmer has been named the managing broker of Crye-Leike Real Estate Services’ Fort Oglethorpe branch office.
During Dec. 16-31, 17 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: eight earned a perfect score of 100 and nine earned a score in the 90s (A).
If you drive through Chickamauga on U.S. Highway 27, you may have noticed a new Wendy’s restaurant close to Lee Gordon Mill Road — open as of Dec. 30.
The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce, as part of its ongoing marketing improvement efforts in partnership with the county government, has launched its new website.
Healthy Foundations, during a recent community meeting conducted via Zoom, gave an overview of services it will provide for a four-county area in Northwest Georgia.
During Dec. 1-15, 23 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: six earned a perfect score of 100, 15 earned a score in the 90s (A), one earned a score in the 80s (B), and one earned a score in the 70s (C).
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.
The pandemic has hit downtown businesses in Ringgold hard. The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) wanted to help by offering small businesses with less than 10 employees some relief. Forgoing the annual façade grants, the DDA instead decided to use those funds to help struggling businesses…
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…
During the second half of November (Nov. 16-30), five eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa County: three earned a perfect score of 100, while two earned a score in the 90s (A). There were no inspections in Walker County.
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 - Atlanta-based The Home Depot has agreed to pay a $17.5 million settlement with 46 states including Georgia over a 2014 data breach
During the first half of November (Nov. 1-15), 14 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: five earned a perfect score of 100, while nine earned a score in the 90s (A).
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 — Telecom companies are ready and willing to invest tens of millions of dollar extending broadband service into rural Georgia, telecom executives told members of the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) recently.
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr Nov. 16 announced that the office’s Consumer Protection Division has launched a revamped website at www.consumer.ga.gov.
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 — First-time unemployment claims in Georgia continued to decline last week (of October), the state Department of Labor reported Thursday, Nov. 5.
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 — Georgia’s new health-insurance reform plan will address three problems at once, Gov. Brian Kemp announced recently when he rolled out two insurance “waivers” approved by the federal government.
Representatives with Catoosa County government, the city of Ringgold and Catoosa County Economic Development Authority participated in TVA’s Community Innovation Academy and Pitch Event.
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.
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.
As the U.S. economy thaws after COVID-19 forced many businesses to shutter earlier this year, a LaFayette range and oven manufacturer is hiring to keep pace with increased demand for its products.
During the first half of October (Oct. 1-15), 14 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: four earned a perfect score of 100; six earned a score in the 90s (A); three earned a score in the 80s (B); and one earned a score in the 60s (unsatisfactory).
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.
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, everyone who has a mammogram at one of CHI Memorial’s MaryEllen Locher Breast Center locations during October will receive a free pink tote bag.
During the second half of September (Sept. 16-30), 35 business eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: 13 earned a perfect score of 100; 18 earned a score in the 90s (A); three earned a score in the 80s (B); and one earned a score in the 70s (C). Also, a number o…
ATLANTA — Jobless Georgians filed 49,421 initial unemployment claims last week (week of Sept. 13), up 7,341 from the previous week, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday, Sept. 24.