ATLANTA - Initial unemployment claims in Georgia declined again for the ninth week in a row, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday, July 2.
During the second half of June, 16 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties. Of those inspections, two earned a perfect score of 100, 11 earned scores in the 90s (A), and three earned scores in the 80s (B).
During the first half of June, 23 restaurants and eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties. Five earned a perfect score; 15 earned scores in the 90s (A); three earned scores in the 80s (B).
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.
Northwest Georgia’s unemployment rate spiked in April, reaching an all-time high, Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday, May 28.
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?
Huali Floors, a manufacturer of resilient flooring, announced plans to establish its first U.S. headquarters and manufacturing facility in Murray County.
The deadline for Catoosa County businesses and nonprofit organizations that were impacted by the Easter severe weather outbreak to apply for low-interest disaster relief loans for physical property damage is June 23. Applications for economic injury relief must be submitted by Jan. 25, 2021.
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.
Many small businesses in Walker County recently re-opened their doors to customers as some of the restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 virus were lifted by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) announced Thursday, May 7, that it has issued over $1.7 billion in combined state and federal unemployment benefits in the past seven weeks.
During the last half of April, 14 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: two earned a perfect score of 100, 11 earned an A (in the 90s) and one earned a B (in the 80s).
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering financial relief to Catoosa County businesses and nonprofit organizations that were impacted by the Easter severe weather outbreak.
Various business owners from around Catoosa County discussed the challenges of reopening in the wake of COVID-19 during a Facebook Live session Tuesday morning, April 28.
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.
In response to the governor’s decision Monday, April 20, to initiate a gradual return to work, the Georgia Department of Labor and Gov. Brian Kemp are partnering to make sure Georgians understand their unemployment options.
Since March 14, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) has processed over 861,000 claims, 10% of Georgia’s population.
Roper Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Appliances, has increased donations and community outreach to support Walker County citizens and surrounding communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ATLANTA — State Attorney General Chris Carr is warning Georgians to watch out for a growing number of scammers seeking to take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Amid the push to curb coronavirus, a statewide shelter-in-place order that will shutter in-person patronizing of bars, gyms, restaurants, theaters and many other activities will continue from 6 p.m. Friday, April 3, through April 13.
One of the first things lost in the fight to stop the spread of the COVID-19 was on-site dining for restaurants, both local and around the nation.
For inspections conducted during the second half of March in Catoosa and Walker counties, two eating establishments scored in the 80s, which is a “B” — the Huddle House in Chickamauga and Ivy Cottage in LaFayette, both in Walker County. A dozen eating establishments got A’s (in the 90s), whi…
Catoosa County Farm Bureau (CCFB) member Andrea Sims is serving the first year of a three-year term on the Georgia Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee.
Rock City Gardens and the Battles for Chattanooga museum will remain closed until further notice. Clumpies Ice Cream has closed its scoop shops for the time being, but will continue to offer online ordering and local delivery service. Starbucks on Lookout Mountain will remain open for carryo…
The Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce hosted Celebrate Catoosa Gala and Casino Night on February 29, 2020, at the Colonnade Civic Center. The event celebrated the business community and several individuals who have contributed greatly.
Monnette Crabtree, a sales representative with WoodmenLife Insurance, and Charles and Bernice Ray, members of Fraternal Chapter 310, LaFayette, present on March 12 a check for $750 to refinish the floors at the Senior Center in LaFayette. The presentation was made to Delta Beshers, president…
Out of an abundance of caution for the safety and security of customers and team members, the Georgia Department of Driver Services, or DDS, is following the recommendation of public health authorities regarding social distancing.
Brett McDonough has joined the growing medical professionals at Professional Eye Associates. Dr. McDonough received his biology degree from the University of Minnesota at Mankato and Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry in 1997. After graduating, McDonough…
For inspections conducted during the first half of March in Catoosa and Walker counties, four eating establishments scored in the 80s, which is a “B” — Krystal in Catoosa County and Toki Sushi, Pigeon Mountain Country Store, and Greg’s Restaurant in Walker County. A dozen eating establishmen…
At Food City, the safety of our valued customers and dedicated team of associates is our top priority. With the continuing health concerns surrounding COVID-19, effective immediately, we are temporarily adjusting our store hours of operation to 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily, to give our associa…
In response to the recent development of COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is temporarily suspending in-person requirements for services provided by the agency.
The city of Ringgold has voted to adjust the bylaws of its Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) to allow elected officials to serve more than one term, and to designate how the finance will be handled.
The Jimmy Simpson Foundation in Rock Spring, Ga., a nonprofit founded to serve the brain injury community, has added a new public relations department to its organization.