2.4 magnitude earthquake hits NWGA Friday near Horn Mountain

If NWGA residents felt a slight rumble on Friday afternoon, it wasn't imaginary. A 2.4 magnitude earthquake struck east of LaFayette near the northwest end of Horn Mountain, according to earthquake trackers. The quake struck at approximately 1:48pm on Friday, according to seismologists, but no widespread reports from the public have been seen.

NW Georgia adds to labor force in October

At the same time, the annual numbers for employed residents and work force increased in October for the 15-county area, preliminary numbers show.

Dalton posts strong April

Dalton ended April with 69,400 jobs. That’s an increase of about 1,900 from the job total as of a year ago and it’s up 300 from last month’s total.

Expect lane closures on I-75 North between US 41 and Alabama Road

Take note Catoosa County...

During National Nutrition Month, WIC encourages healthy lifestyles

March is National Nutrition Month, and the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District remind us that some of the very best food-and-nutrition expertise...

Dalton grows employment in September

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Dalton gained employed residents and drove down its unemployment rate in September. All indicators still remain positive...

GDOT names new district engineer for northwest Georgia

The Georgia Department of Transportation is proud to announce the selection of Grant Waldrop as the new District Six Engineer.

Agents Seize Methamphetamine, Heroin, and Fentanyl in West Georgia

The investigation netted approximately four kilograms of methamphetamine, 22 grams of heroin, four grams of fentanyl, and 10 grams of marijuana.