GDOL and Textron Host Recruitment Sessions in September 2, 9, and 16.

The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with Textron GSE to host a series of virtual recruitment information sessions between 11 am and 1 pm on September 2, 9, and 16. The company is looking to fill over sixty positions including Assembler-Manufacturing 6621359839, Electrical Assembler 6621460959, Industrial Painter 6621443389, Material Handler 6621422099, Quality Inspector 6621503149, [...]

By |2021-09-02T10:57:37-04:00September 2nd, 2021|General|Comments Off on GDOL and Textron Host Recruitment Sessions in September 2, 9, and 16.

Massachusetts Man Dies in Car Crash on Hwy. 411 in Bartow County

Eighteen-year-old Jeremy Matthew Pereira died in the crash that occurred, Monday, August 30, at 10:12 p.m.  According to Georgia State Patrol reports, troopers were called to Highway 411 near Kingston Elementary School.  According to reports, a tractor-trailer was traveling west on Highway 411 near mile marker 5.  A 2014 Nissan 370Z was traveling east on [...]

By |2021-08-31T14:43:54-04:00August 31st, 2021|General|Comments Off on Massachusetts Man Dies in Car Crash on Hwy. 411 in Bartow County

Georgia Power provides energy assistance programs for customers as summer heat continues

Company helps income-qualifying customers make payments, manage energy use this summer and year-round  ATLANTA – August 27, 2021 – With temperatures frequently exceeding 90 degrees across much of the state and the heat index near 100, Georgia Power is reminding customers that the company offers energy assistance programs to those in need of help paying [...]

By |2021-08-27T13:47:51-04:00August 27th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Georgia Power provides energy assistance programs for customers as summer heat continues

Bartow County’s Unemployment Rate at All-Time Low in July

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Bartow County registered an all-time low unemployment rate in July as the number of employed rose more than 600. "We are seeing positive labor market data across the state,” said Commissioner Butler. “The unemployment rate is down in every region, county, and metropolitan statistical area reflecting the [...]

By |2021-08-26T11:05:55-04:00August 26th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Bartow County’s Unemployment Rate at All-Time Low in July

Free drive-up COVID-19 testing site opens in Emerson

Tomorrow the free drive-up COVID-19 testing site opens in Emerson. The Georgia Department of Public Health has contracted with MAKO Medical to provide the tests.   The Bartow County site is at LakePointe Sports Complex at 261 Stars Way in Emerson, and it will operate weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 7 [...]

By |2021-08-25T16:53:45-04:00August 25th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Free drive-up COVID-19 testing site opens in Emerson

Bartow County will be the site of a new Food City Supermarket

Updated at 4:19 p.m. on August 25.    Food City Markets announced that Bartow County will be the site of one of its newest stores, which will be located at Joe Frank Harris Parkway & Mac Johnson Road NW. At a virtual press conference held on Wednesday, Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief [...]

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Georgia DCA urges landlords and tenants to apply for rental assistance

Rental assistance is up for grabs through the Georgia Rental Assistance Program, both for landlords and tenants. Last week Georgia Department of Community Affairs Deputy Commissioner of Housing Tonya Curry told WBHF that so far 89 households in Bartow County have been served by the program, which aims to bring past-due rent and utility payments [...]

By |2021-08-23T13:08:25-04:00August 23rd, 2021|General|Comments Off on Georgia DCA urges landlords and tenants to apply for rental assistance

Three Linked To Murder of an Adairsville Man

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation obtained arrest warrants for 35-year-old Christopher Napolean Barrett II of Dalton on Tuesday, August 17th for the murder of an Adairsville man. They are also charging him with felony theft by taking and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Law enforcement found Barrett in possession of David Casler-Tyrrell’s [...]

By |2021-08-20T23:55:59-04:00August 20th, 2021|General|Comments Off on Three Linked To Murder of an Adairsville Man

Take charge of your Child Tax Credit payments: How to use the IRS update portal to sign up for direct deposit, change accounts or stop all payments

Need to update direct deposit information? Many families are asking how they can change the bank account where they get their monthly Child Tax Credit payment. First, families should use the Child Tax Credit Update Portal to confirm their eligibility for the payments. If eligible, the tool will also indicate whether they are enrolled to [...]

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         Free drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Bartow and Catoosa counties

  ROME, GA: The Georgia Department of Public Health has contracted with MAKO Medical to provide free COVID-19 testing at convenient locations around the state. In Northwest Georgia, MAKO Medical will provide free drive-up COVID-19 testing in Bartow County on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Thursday, August 26 and in Catoosa County on Mondays and Wednesdays [...]

By |2021-08-19T13:48:25-04:00August 19th, 2021|General|Comments Off on          Free drive-up COVID-19 testing available in Bartow and Catoosa counties