Great opera-tunities: UWG alumna wins in Met auditions

More than a thousand young singers audition for the National Council each year and this year, she was one of five rising opera singers to win the 2020 Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition.

Northwest Georgia Reaches All-Time High Unemployment Rate in April

In Northwest Georgia, the unemployment rate increased in April to 13.3 percent, an increase of 9 percentage points. A year ago, the rate was 3.1 percent.

Gross named UWG’s 2020 Academic Recognition Day Scholar

Sarah Gross, a health and community wellness major in UWG's College of Education, has been named the university’s 2020 Academic Recognition Day Scholar. The Academic Recognition Day Scholar is chosen among students from the University System of Georgia who display academic excellence each year.

GDOL: NW Georgia adds to labor force

Great news for our region!

GDOL: Bartow County set two new records

Great news for Bartow County!

Northwest GDOT Utilizing Rumble Strips to Combat Distracted Driving

Thump thump thump! The distinctive sound of rumble strips is keeping roads safer for motorists throughout northwest Georgia.

Georgia DOT Actively Working on Affected Roadways with the Arrival of Winter Weather

In response to Winter weather predictions, Georgia DOT crews pre-treated major interstates, state routes, overpasses and bridges in the northwest, northeast and Metro Atlanta portions located north of Interstate 20 in the early hours of the morning prior to the winter weather arrival.

Paulding County Fatal Fire Ruled Undetermined

At this time, the exact identity of the victim cannot be confirmed due to the severity of the damages to the body. No smoke alarms were located in the home. 

GreenView Floors International, Inc. to Create 238 Jobs in Adairsville-Bartow County

The company is a privately-owned Chinese enterprise that specializes in manufacturing vinyl and laminate flooring. The company’s clients include Mannington USA, Hagebau German, COSTCO, and Walmart.