Category Archives: Local News

FLOYD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SEEKS NEW TEAM MEMBERS

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring. Sheriff Dave Roberson says that the search for reliable employees is a challenge faced by his office, along with other law enforcement agencies and industries. Officers are particularly sought at this time to work at the Floyd County Jail. It takes a special person to do that…read more »

GEORGIA NORTHWESTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE TO HOST INDUSTRIAL CAREER DAY AT WHITFIELD-MURRAY CAMPUS ON OCTOBER 7TH, SECOND PLANNED FOR OCTOBER 28TH ON FLOYD CAMPUS

(Media release from Georgia Northwestern Technical College): Northwest Georgia high school students will have an opportunity to speak with representatives of Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) industrial programs about the benefits of learning a skilled trade during Industrial Career Day on Friday, Oct. 7 from 9 am to 11 am, at the Whitfield Murray Campus,…read more »

TELLUS SCIENCE MUSEUM WELCOMES 2.5 MILLIONTH VISITOR

(Media release from Tellus Science Museum): September marks a major milestone for Tellus Science Museum as they welcomed their 2.5 millionth visitor. On Monday, September 26th, 2022, 85 kids from Howard Connect Academy in Chattanooga, TN were surprised to learn that someone in their group was Tellus Science Museum’s 2.5 millionth visitor. Museum staff welcomed…read more »

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS: OVER $30 MILLION IN FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE DISTRIBUTED TO GEORGIA HOMEOWNERS TO DATE

(Media release from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs): Congressman David Scott, (GA-13) and Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Christopher Nunn announced the launch of the Georgia Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) in January and nearly $30M has been expended to Georgian homeowners since the program’s inception.  The state of Georgia received $354M in…read more »

GA SOS RAFFENSPERGER ENCOURAGES THE PUBLIC TO ATTEND LOGIC & ACCURACY TESTING

(Media release from the Georgia Secretary of State’s Press Office): Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is encouraging the public to be active participants in the upcoming November General Election by attending Logic & Accuracy testing. Dates and times vary in all 159 counties. Logic & Accuracy testing allows the public to observe the testing of…read more »

AAA: FALL BRINGS CHEAPER GAS PRICES ACROSS GEORGIA

(Media release from AAA – The Auto Club Group): Georgia gas prices continue to decline at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia drivers are now paying an average price of $3.11 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline (subject to change overnight). Monday’s state average is 7 cents less than a week ago, 29 cents less than a month ago, and 12 cents…read more »

GOVERNOR KEMP, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS ACTIVATE STATE OPERATIONS CENTER AHEAD OF TROPICAL STORM IAN

(Media release from the Office of Governor Brian Kemp): In coordination with Director Chris Stallings of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS), the National Weather Service, and other storm response partners, Governor Brian P. Kemp has ordered the activation of the State Operations Center on Monday, September 26, to prepare for any…read more »

ATRIUM HEALTH FLOYD: DR. ASHLEY COREY SEEING PATIENTS IN CARTERSVILLE

(Media release from Atrium Health Floyd): Ashley Corey, D.O., is now seeing patients at Atrium Health Floyd Primary Care Family Medicine Cartersville. Dr. Corey believes in preventive measures and lifestyle changes to keep her patients healthy. She wants patients to know she is there to help and support them with their medical needs. “I always…read more »