Wed., August 3, 2011 7:56am
Georgia is getting a federal labor grant of $3.75 million to help hundreds of workers affected by the closure of the Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital in Rome. State labor officials say the federal cash comes from National Emergency Grant funding to provide training and support services to about 750 affected workers.
Fri., May 6, 2011 11:57am
A group of northwest Georgia carpet dealers met with Governor Deal and state consumer officials this week over an advertising dispute. At issue is a law that’s been on the books since 1962.
Wed., May 4, 2011 10:44am
Officials in Catoosa County and the city of Ringgold say the pickup of debris from last week's tornadoes will begin soon and they're arranging for help from private contractors.
Wed., April 27, 2011 11:49pm
Experts say deadly storms that raked Georgia this week spawned at least 10 tornadoes, including a rare EF-4 tornado that pummeled Catoosa County with 175 mph winds. National Weather Service meteorologist Jessica Sieux said Friday it's possible more tornadoes will be added to the list as survey teams continue investigating reports.
Tue., April 26, 2011 2:52pm
Northwest Georgia part of Dixie Alley. Area is most active tornado region in United States. More severe weather expected on Wednesday.
Fri., March 18, 2011 1:40pm
North Georgia has seen major population gains over the last decade. But parts of the region north of metro Atlanta have been playing catch-up with technology. The area's now in the middle of a big push to get plugged-in for the economic benefits.
Fri., November 5, 2010 12:07pm
The next step to linking Atlanta through northwest Georgia to Chattanooga with high speed rail was presented Thursday night. The Georgia Department of Transportation says the latest plans unveiled whittle-down more than a dozen proposals to four.
Tue., November 2, 2010 12:22pm
Federal fish and wildlife officials have added three species of mussels to the endangered list, two of which are found in Georgia waters. The Georgia pigtoe mussel, interrupted rocksnail, and rough hornsnail now have protection for critical habitat.
Mon., June 7, 2010 4:49pm
Hawkins and Graves: Voting opens Tuesday for northwest Georgia.
Fri., May 7, 2010 8:26am
Early voter turnout for a special election to replace Congressman Nathan De