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First-time unemployment claims in Floyd County fell by 105 from February to March and by 46 over the year.
Labor Commissioner Mark Butler noted jobs, employed residents, and labor force all increased in February. At the same time, the unemployment rate inched up and unemployment claims dropped.
Miller Institute Foundation CEO Bryan Miller announced today that former Georgia Governor and U.S. Senator Zell Miller has died after being treated for Parkinson's Disease.
47-year old Darren Allan Vincent who is accused of leading police on a chase that ended with a crash involving a Floyd County Police car is also charged in a multi-state child exploitation operation.
The governor used the Polk County Airport as the backdrop for the signing ceremony.
The crimes alleged in the indictment range from wire fraud to murder.
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 this weekend.
The complaint filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Rome alleges the defendants engaged in "false, deceptive and unfair marketing and/or the unlawful diversion of prescription opioids."
The arrests are connected to a federal investigation that resulted in the indictment of a former medical examiner and several others.
Dr. Joseph L. Burton has been indicted along with seven other individuals on charges of illegal distribution of opioid painkillers and other drugs.
A teacher is in custody after firing at least one shot at Dalton High School at around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.
On Monday, January 1, 2018, at approximately 3:15 a.m., deputies with the Walker County Sheriff's Office responded to 147 Meadowview Lane after receiving a 911 call from Dorothy Marie Gass.
Gov. Nathan Deal, along with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, and House Speaker David Ralston announced a five-year, 5.7 billion dollar tax cut bill Tuesday.
The 245-foot long, 16-foot-9-inch wide and 13-foot-6-inch tall rig mega load will leave the Ringgold Welcome Center at 8 p.m. It is scheduled to travel south on I-75, I-285, I-85 and US 80.
In 2017, the Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Office helped thousands of individuals, families, and businesses who filed complaints against insurance companies.