CFL Flooring to Create 300 Jobs, Invest More Than $70 Million in Gordon County

"The impact of this announcement will be felt across the region as the company seeks to employ 300 hardworking Georgians," Governor Kemp said Wednesday.

Wife of COVID-19 Patient Grateful for Care

Josh Penson walked out of Floyd Medical Center on his own power Friday, after spending nearly two months hospitalized with COVID-19.

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.

Bartow County Man Arrested for Child Sexual Exploitation

The investigation began as a result of numerous reports received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) pertaining to Nichols’ online activity.

Gov. Kemp Praises Floyd’s Efforts to Fight COVID-19

Gov. Brian Kemp praised Floyd Medical Center's efforts to battle the COVID-19 pandemic during his visit to the hospital on Wednesday.

Seasonal Burn Ban Delayed until June 1st

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has agreed to temporarily modify the seasonal burn ban for Banks, Catoosa, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon, Upson and Walker counties.

3/26/20 COVID-19 update and statement on businesses remaining open

We are experiencing community spread of COVID-19 in Northwest Georgia and expect it to continue for the foreseeable future. Our ten-county Northwest Health District is home to about six percent of Georgia’s population but currently has about nine percent of the total state COVID-19 cases. We expect to see more COVID-19 cases and, sadly, more deaths.

United Community Bank shifting to a drive-thru and appointment-only service model

United Community Bank: Temporary Lobby Closures–Drive-Thru and Other Options Open

Rome sees positive annual numbers starting 2020

In Rome, the unemployment rate increased 0.2 percentage points in January, reaching 3.9 percent. A year ago, the rate was 5.1 percent.