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Faltec hosting hiring event: 06/21, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career Center

The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with Faltec America to recruit individuals for their Adairsville manufacturing facility. The event will be held June 21 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career Center, 19 Felton Place, Cartersville. Company representatives will be interviewing for: Operator QC injection molding inspector Serger operator Shipping receiving [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Faltec hosting hiring event: 06/21, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cartersville Career Center

Expect a traffic shift in the work zone of the project to reconstruct the historic interchange of US 41 and US411

  CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is advising motorists in Cartersville and Bartow County of a temporary traffic shift on US 41 between Massell Drive SE and Evans Hightower Road in Cartersville, scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, 2018. This shift will move traffic onto the temporary northbound lanes at the bridge [...]

By |June 6th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Expect a traffic shift in the work zone of the project to reconstruct the historic interchange of US 41 and US411

Georgia DOT continues asphalt repair in Bartow County

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – Georgia DOT advises motorists on State Route (SR) 293 in Bartow County that maintenance crews will resume today their work on repairing and deep patching the deteriorating asphalt spots on this highway.  Work will proceed daily Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. This maintenance operation and the temporary lane [...]

By |June 5th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Georgia DOT continues asphalt repair in Bartow County

Georgia’s new hands-free law takes effect July 1

HOUSE BILL 673- “HANDS FREE LAW” House Bill 673 also known as the “Hands Free Law” was passed by the Georgia General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal.  The Hands Free Law will take effect on July 1, 2018.  The following is a brief description what the law states and some frequently [...]

By |June 5th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Georgia’s new hands-free law takes effect July 1

AAA: Teen-Driver Involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day During 100 Deadliest Days

Press Release from AAA Deadly Teen Crashes Jump 14 Percent; Speed and Nighttime Driving are Major Factors ATLANTA, Ga. (May 30, 2018) – More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver in 2016 during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. That is an average of 10 [...]

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GHC announces President’s & Dean’s list for spring semester 2018

  Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the spring 2018 President’s List and Dean’s List. To achieve President’s List status, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and attain a minimum of nine semester hours of credit. To make Dean’s List, students must complete a minimum of nine semester hours and achieve [...]

By |May 31st, 2018|General News|Comments Off on GHC announces President’s & Dean’s list for spring semester 2018

CARTERSVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Generates $240 MILLION for Local and State Economy

  ATLANTA – In 2016, Cartersville Medical Center in Cartersville generated more than $240 million in revenue for the local and state economy, according to a recently released report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade association. During the same time period, Cartersville Medical Center provided approximately $12.3 million in uncompensated care [...]

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Georgia Department of Labor, U.S. Senators, Members of Congress host veterans job fair

The Georgia Department of Labor will assist Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, U.S. Reps. Barry Loudermilk, Karen Handel, Rob Woodall, and David Scott in hosting the Georgia Congressional Career Expo for Veterans and Reservists in Kennesaw. This event is open to the public. The event is June 1 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m [...]

By |May 25th, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Georgia Department of Labor, U.S. Senators, Members of Congress host veterans job fair

Avoid scams with simple tips from Georgia Power

ATLANTA – May 23, 2018 – Georgia Power is experiencing an increase in customer reports of scams by criminals posing as Georgia Power employees. Criminals target both residential and business Georgia Power customers and are known to attempt a variety of scams in person, over the phone and online, including social media. Scams often threaten disconnection [...]

By |May 23rd, 2018|General News|Comments Off on Avoid scams with simple tips from Georgia Power

State Troopers Urge Memorial Day Travelers to Exercise Caution and Make Safety a Top Priority

Press Release ATLANTA—The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Troopers will be on full patrols, concentrating on impaired drivers and seat belt violations. The travel period is 78 hours long, and officially begins on Fri., May 25, at 6 p.m., and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Memorial Day, [...]

By |May 23rd, 2018|General News|Comments Off on State Troopers Urge Memorial Day Travelers to Exercise Caution and Make Safety a Top Priority