Polk County posts record in September

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Polk County set a record in September for its lowest unemployment rate ever. At the same time, labor force and employed residents increased in September, preliminary numbers show.

August 2019: Polk County lowers rate in August

Polk also saw fewer unemployment claims filed. Preliminary numbers also showed that Polk’s labor force and number of employed residents fell for the month.

Polk County makes gains in June

The labor force increased in June by 55. The total was 18,414. That number is down by 158 from the total of June 2018.

GDOL and Hopkins Advantage host job fair in June

Hopkins Advantage will be looking to hire maintenance technicians.

Polk Health & Restaurant Inspections: May 9-19, 2019

No 'A' scores this round.

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.

GDOL and LG Hausys host job fair in May

The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with LG Hausys for an upcoming job fair.

GDOL and Apache Mills host job fair in May

A job fair coming to our area.

GDOL and Veteran’s Services Unit host job fair in Cobb

The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with Cobb/Cherokee Veteran’s Services Unit for an upcoming job fair.