Category Archives: Local News

KEMP FIELDS QUESTIONS ABOUT SCHOOL CLOSURES AND MORE DURING COVID-19 TOWN HALL

Governor Brian Kemp participated in a live town hall on Georgia’s response to the spread of COVID-19 that was televised and broadcast on radio stations around the state on Thursday night. He and members of the coronavirus task force answered questions from Atlanta area journalists; each was stationed at a different location to observe ‘social…read more »

GDOL: ROME ADDED TO ITS LABOR FORCE IN FEBRUARY

Georgia’s Labor Commissioner Mark Butler has announced that Rome added to its labor force in February. According to the preliminary data issued by the Georgia Department of Labor, the one-county metropolitan statistical area (or MSA) also exhibited an increase in employment for the month and the year. Rome’s unemployment rate stood at 3.7 percent last…read more »