A church in northwest Georgia has started offering prayer services for worshippers on the go. Members of Cedar Valley Cathedral of Praise on Cleveland Highway in Dalton have started hosting a weekly drive-thru prayer mission Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m.
Runners and mountain bikers in Dalton will soon have a new trail in the heart of the northwest Georgia city. Dalton Parks and Recreation Department Director Steve Card says an opening ceremony for the new hiking and biking trail on Mount Rachel could be held in the next month or so.
The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming up with business and community leaders in two northwest Georgia counties to try to help job seekers get matched up with employers looking to fill vacant positions.
New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Dalton lost more jobs IN THE PAST YEAR than any other U.S. metropolitan area. Despite the loss of 46 hundred jobs, local officials say they are turning things around.
More detailed unemployment data from the state labor department shows the Dalton area has the highest jobless rate at 11.8 percent. Metro Athens posted the lowest unemployment rate in November at 6.9 percent.