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.
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…
Panel Truss Texas Inc., an industry-leading designer, builder and distributor of structural building components, has selected Catoosa County for its newest facility to serve the construction industry in the Tennessee Valley.
With a recent increase in reports regarding scams and fraud by criminals posing as Georgia Power employees, the company is reminding customers to be aware and follow simple tips to avoid being a target.
ATLANTA — Initial unemployment claims in Georgia fell below 100,000 last week for the sixth week in a row, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday, Sept. 10.
ATLANTA - Georgia tax collections rose in August for the second month in a row after three straight months of declines at the height of the coronavirus-driven business lockdown.
Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced Sept. 9 new economic development job numbers showing that Georgia’s economic momentum is continuing to grow two months into the state’s new fiscal year.
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…
U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., met with business owners in metro Atlanta Wednesday, Aug. 19, to field input on the benefits and hurdles of a federal loan program set up to help struggling companies survive during the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the first half of August (Aug. 1-15), 26 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: 11 earned a perfect score of 100; nine earned a score in the 90s (A); five earned a score in the 80s (B); and one earned a score in the 70s (C).
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…
CHI Memorial Imaging Center and the MaryEllen Locher Breast Center have expanded into North Georgia with the newest locations now open at CHI Memorial Parkway located at 4700 Battlefield Parkway in Ringgold.
During the second half of July (July 16-31), 22 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: seven earned a perfect score of 100; 11 earned a score in the 90s (A); three earned a score in the 80s (B); and one earned a score in the 60s (unsatisfactory).
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.
During the period of July 1-15, 26 eating establishments were inspected in Catoosa and Walker counties: five earned a perfect score (100); 15 earned a score in the 90s (A); and six earned a score in the 80s (B).
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.