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State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that Georgia set another record in March for total jobs in the state.
Two stores were cited for underage sales.
Georgia drivers are now paying an average of $2.68 per gallon for regular unleaded- 7 cents more than a week ago and 28 cents more than this time last month.
Today is the deadline to get those income tax returns in the mail. If you can't make the deadline, you can ask for a six-month extension, which must be filed today.
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for North Georgia and Metro Atlanta until 2 p.m. Sunday.
Georgia gas prices are holding steady compared to a week ago.
The fire occurred around 7:00 A.M Monday morning at 933 Shiloh Road in Cedartown.
Georgia gas prices are up this week compared to a week ago.
An area resident sustained burns during an early morning house fire Friday on Blanche Road in Cedartown.
There essentially will be no construction-related scheduled lane closures this weekend from noon Friday, March 29 until 10 p.m. Sunday, March 31.
The jobless rate climbed 1 percent in January but fell by 1 in February, settling the rate at 4.4 percent.
According to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier, 33-year- old Jeremy Fincher of an Aragon-Taylorsville Rd. address died at the emergency room at Kennestone Wellstar Hospital after he was airlifted from
A line of thunderstorms is expected to impact north and central Georgia today ahead of a cold front approaching from the west.
The five-year grant is intended assist eligible higher education institutions to become more self-sufficient and expand capabilities to better serve lower-income students and boost graduation rates.
Eligible blood donors of all blood types, especially type O, are urged to give blood through the American Red Cross now to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients this spring.