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GDOL to help Forum River Center recruit in Rome

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Rome Career Center will help the Forum River Center, a multi-purpose venue, recruit 85 part-time employees. The recruitment will be held on Thursday, March 16, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at the Forum River Center located at 2 Government Plaza in Rome. The employer is recruiting [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|General News|Comments Off on GDOL to help Forum River Center recruit in Rome

36 Employers with Hundreds of Jobs Available at the Cherokee Career Expo

 WOODSTOCK, GA – On Wednesday, March 15, the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED), in partnership with Georgia Department of Labor will host the third annual Cherokee County Career Expo. The event will take place from 2 until 6 pm at the Northside Cherokee Conference Center, located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, GA 30114.  36 [...]

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New Health Director to Lead Northwest Health District  

  Press Release: Rome, Georgia:  Unini Odama, M.D., MPH, has been named health director for the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District headquartered in Rome. Dr. Odama, a nephrologist and hypertension specialist, succeeds C. Wade Sellers, M.D., MPH, who retired August 2016, after 23 years as health director for the ten-county public health [...]

By |March 7th, 2017|General|Comments Off on New Health Director to Lead Northwest Health District  

Two vehicle accident stalls traffic on interstate

BCEMS and numerous other agency responded to a two vehicle accident around 3:30am Tuesday morning. The crews arrived on the scene on I-75 southbound at mile marker 286 and found three male patients injured. A 23 y/o male was found to have an head injury. A medical helicopter was requested. The male was stabilized by [...]

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Three thousand dollars in prizes awarded during Bartow’s DYW Program 

: PRESS RELEASE Sarah Wiedetz, a junior at Cartersville High School, was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Bartow County for the Class of 2018 on Sunday, February 26, at the Grand Theatre. Sarah earned $2,300 in cash scholarships and will go on to represent Bartow County at the state program in July. In addition [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Three thousand dollars in prizes awarded during Bartow’s DYW Program 

FieldTurf to recruit manufacturing workers in Calhoun next week 

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Rome Career Center will help FieldTurf recruit about 40 full-time workers for its manufacturing plant in Calhoun on Friday and Saturday, March 3-4. The company manufactures synthetic turf for athletic fields. The recruitments will be held at the FieldTurf facility located at 175 North Industrial Blvd., N.E. [...]

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HUDGENS: WHEN YOU CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS CHANGE YOUR SMOKE ALARM BATTERIES    

       ATLANTA -- Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks to daylight saving time on March 12. “The annual change to daylight saving time is the perfect opportunity to make sure your smoke alarms [...]

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Driver’s Ed Grant Scholarship Program Announced For High School Students

Website launched for 15-17 year olds to apply for driver’s education opportunity (ATLANTA) The Georgia Driver’s Education Commission is excited to announce the creation of a new grant scholarship program that will allow students to apply directly for driver’s education opportunities. The Georgia Driver’s Education Grant Scholarship Program launches today at https://georgiadrivers.ga.gov and is open [...]

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Storm Watch

We traditionally hear the tornado sirens the first Wednesday of each month; this is normally a test.  However, if you hear the tornado sirens today, the threat of a tornado really exists.  Officials with the Bartow Emergency Management Office say they are watching the weather systems.  If the threat of a tornado develops, the sirens [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|General News|Comments Off on Storm Watch

Quick Start, Papa John’s Announce Training Initiative

Press Release Training agreement signing ceremony held February 27, 2017, 11:00 a.m. [Acworth, GA}– Papa John’s, Inc., an American restaurant company, recently became the latest Georgia business to benefit from the strategic workforce solutions provided by Quick Start, Georgia’s internationally acclaimed economic development program. Though Papa John’s has had restaurant and delivery presence in Georgia [...]

By |February 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Quick Start, Papa John’s Announce Training Initiative