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The Georgia Department of Labor's Cedartown Career Center will help Metro Industrial Services recruit 22 forklift operators/warehousemen to work in Rockmart.
The Rome area gained 700 jobs from July of 2015 to July of this year and that pretty much mirrors a statewide trend.
Oil prices rose $3 last week, pushing retail gas prices 3 to 4 cents higher in Georgia.
The most recent case was in the Rockmart area and involved a raccoon and a pet beagle.
Trey Litesy was sentenced to probation.
Georgia gas prices have dropped 30 cents in the last two months.
17-year-old Brandon Wilson and 17-year-old KVion Ruffin faced charges in an accident that resulted in the shooting death of Daniel Leon.
The explosion at the feed mill killed one and injured five others.
The prices are the lowest since April.
Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District doing its part to immunize Georgia students and parents this August,
The high this year was $2.28 per gallon.
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Voters in Gordon, Bartow and Polk Counties went to the polls Tuesday to decide runoff contests.
According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, arrest warrants have been issued for an individual in the Monday, July 18th 2016, homicide investigation.
More than 60 percent of Georgia gas stations are selling regular unleaded at less than $2 a gallon.