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Ralston priorities few for waning days of 2020 legislative session

by Dave Williams | Jun 16, 2020 | Capitol Beat News Service Georgia House Speaker David Ralston ATLANTA – Georgia House Speaker David Ralston outlined a short agenda of priorities Tuesday for the short remainder of the 2020 General Assembly session. Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, reiterated the two top priorities he had listed previously: passing a state budget – the only [...]

By |June 17th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Ralston priorities few for waning days of 2020 legislative session

GDOL Launches PEUC, The Extended Benefits Program for Those Who Have Exhausted Regular State UI

Atlanta, GA – This week, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) launched the United States Department of Labor’s Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program. This program provides extended monetary support for claimants who have exhausted their regular state unemployment benefits. PEUC is part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020, which extends eligibility of unemployment benefits up to 13 [...]

By |June 12th, 2020|General|Comments Off on GDOL Launches PEUC, The Extended Benefits Program for Those Who Have Exhausted Regular State UI

‘Getting Ready’ Guides for Kindergarten through 3rd Grade

Press Release: Georgia Department of Education launches ‘Getting Ready’ guides for kindergarten through third grade June 10, 2020 – The Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Public Broadcasting are launching “Getting Ready” guides to help parents of the youngest learners prepare for the upcoming school year. These guides for getting ready for kindergarten and first, [...]

By |June 10th, 2020|General|Comments Off on ‘Getting Ready’ Guides for Kindergarten through 3rd Grade

Board of Education Meeting Highlights June 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Call to Order - Kelley Dial, President Prayer Pledge of Allegiance 2019-20 Retirees and Total Years of Service in Education Gloria Bartlett - 22 Cindy Benefield - 30 Tammy Childers – 29 1/2 Kelly Forrester - 30 Debbie Justus - 30 Mary Ann Little - 38 Gary Lovingood - 29 Mary Beth [...]

By |June 9th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Board of Education Meeting Highlights June 8, 2020

Bond Denied for Adairsville Man Charged with Possession of Child Porn

Twenty-nine year old, David Lee “Brian” Phillips of 149 Folsom Glade Road, Adairsville was arrested a week ago.  Phillips was jailed after the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigators and Homeland Security Agents executed a search warrant at a residence in Adairsville.  Both agencies received several leads of possession/distribution of child sexual abuse material.  He [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Bond Denied for Adairsville Man Charged with Possession of Child Porn

Life Flight is Called Following a Chase and Crash Involving Bartow Deputies

Georgia State Troopers investigated Saturday’s chase involving the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office. According to reports,  a KIA Forte traveling south on Sugar Valley road was fleeing deputies. The vehicle struck a concrete curb traveling up an embankment and vaulting over a set of train-tracks. The vehicle came down onto a scrap metal business. The driver [...]

By |June 6th, 2020|General|Comments Off on Life Flight is Called Following a Chase and Crash Involving Bartow Deputies

HARBIN CLINIC ENCOURAGES COMMUNITY TO PRIORITIZE “HEALTH MAINTENANCE” BY SCHEDULING ANNUAL VISITS WITH PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS

Press Release: CARTERSVILLE, GA - Summer is the perfect season for home improvements and Do It Yourself projects. The weather is warm, the sun is bright and the weekends are full of opportunities. Homeowners across the country commonly shift their focus on performing some type of basic maintenance to keep their houses running smoothly.The same [...]

By |June 5th, 2020|General|Comments Off on HARBIN CLINIC ENCOURAGES COMMUNITY TO PRIORITIZE “HEALTH MAINTENANCE” BY SCHEDULING ANNUAL VISITS WITH PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS

GDOL Launches New Tutorials Drafted to Help with Common Claim Issues

Atlanta, GA – This week, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) debuted tutorials designed to help claimants navigate the claims process.  As the GDOL strives to ensure claimants receive proper weekly benefit payments in a timely fashion, the agency posted two instructional tutorials on the necessary steps for requesting weekly payments, both for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) [...]

By |June 5th, 2020|General|Comments Off on GDOL Launches New Tutorials Drafted to Help with Common Claim Issues

Covid 19 Cases for Bartow Wednesday, June 3, 2020

As of 3 p.m. Wednesday, Bartow had 496 confirmed cases of COVID 19, 11 (eleven) more cases than 3 p.m. Tuesday.    The number of deaths attributed COVID 19 increased from 38 to 39 Wednesday.  The number of hospitalizations is reported at 138, an increase of 2 cases since Tuesday. The full report can be found [...]

By |June 3rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Covid 19 Cases for Bartow Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Cartersville Fire Department Receives ISO 1 Rating Again

"Fire Departments and communities are rated on a scale of 10 to one, with one being the best." Press Release: Cartersville, GA –  June 2, 2020 - The Cartersville Fire Department has received their updated community risk score, after a review by the Insurance Service Organization (ISO). Cartersville Fire Chief Scott Carter explained the long-range efforts, [...]

By |June 3rd, 2020|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Fire Department Receives ISO 1 Rating Again