• News for Community

    Friday, July 16, 2021
    Greater Community Bank Continues Growth in Cartersville Katie Knight Jones Named Mortgage Lender Greater Community Bank is now serving up dream loans with Katie Jones!  The GCB Board of Directors are thrilled to announce that Katie Knight Jones, a Cartersville native, is joining the team as a mortgage lender in the Bartow County market. Katie, an energetic professional with an ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 15, 2021
    One of the most important predictors of high school graduation is reading proficiency in THIRD grade. Before then, students are learning to read. After third-grade, students are reading to learn. The Read to Grow initiative pairs volunteers with first- and second-grade students to provide additional reading practice. We need YOU, our community members, to support students who are struggling ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, July 15, 2021
    Greater Community Announces Richard Carlton as Senior Vice President The Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Richard Carlton to Senior Vice President. Dick, an experienced professional with an extensive background in commercial and industrial lending management, has two decades of banking experience in executive roles. His skills in business ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 15, 2021
    An Evening with Justice Robert BenhamCartersville, GA – Join us on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 6 p.m. at the Booth Western Art Museum’s Bergman Theatre for a celebration in honor of Cartersville native, Justice Robert Benham, recent retiree of the Supreme Court of Georgia. The evening will begin with presentations from the City of Cartersville and Bartow County, as well as State Representative ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 09, 2021
    ECONYL® Online Platform Launches for Conscious Consumers   For the first time, consumers can shop products made from ECONYL® all in one place, which can be filtered by their sustainability valuesThe e-shop will showcase a range of global brands using ECONYL® Regenerated NylonThe e-shop hosts a wealth of information about sustainability and circularity to strengthen consumer knowledgeVisit the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Friday, July 09, 2021
    Greater Community Bank Names Matt Robbins Executive Vice President The Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Robbins to Executive Vice President. From baseball to banking, Robbins has led the GCB team to record setting victories. Since joining the Bank in 2011, he has served in numerous positions including Senior Vice President and Senior ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, June 29, 2021
    The Community Guide & Business Directory is one of our most requested items & plays a major role in marketing our community to newcomers, individuals, businesses, visitors & locals. The Guides are mailed to all 850+ Chamber Members and distributed throughout Bartow County by the Chamber. If you do business in the Bartow County area, you do NOT want to miss the opportunity to be in this popular ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Friday, June 18, 2021
    In accordance with the plan for reemployment and the announcement to no longer participate in the federal unemployment insurance (UI) programs enacted through the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will reinstate many of the eligibility requirements waived during the recent pandemic.Employers will also experience changes regarding benefits charging ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Friday, June 18, 2021
    In accordance with the plan for reemployment and the announcement to no longer participate in the federal unemployment insurance (UI) programs enacted through the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will reinstate many of the eligibility requirements waived during the recent pandemic. The last payable weekfor Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Friday, June 11, 2021
    The Euharlee Police Department will host our 2021 Citizen’s Police Academy beginning August 19th, and the last class will be October 21st. This course is absolutely FREE! The academy will run for 10 weeks, and we will meet every Thursday evening, between 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM.View the Euharlee Police Department's Citizen's Police Academy 2021 Flyer. The Citizen’s Police Academy is for citizens at ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    Sakai America Celebrates 20 Years In Adairsville, Georgia Adairsville, GA - Sakai America, Inc. is celebrating 20 years of assembling asphalt and soil rollers in Adairsville, Georgia in May. “Sakai America has experienced exceptional growth over the past 20 years in the United States. We have proudly assembled over 3,500 machines here in our Adairsville, GA facility, and look forward to being ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, May 12, 2021
    Matthew A. Thomas started as the Workforce Development Director for the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber on May 10, 2021. From 2018 until he joined the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber, Matthew led Economic Development for the City of Alpharetta, one of Georgia’s largest cities. Matthew helped bring in more than $800M in economic development projects, which led to more than two million square feet of new ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
    Thursday, March 18, 2021
    View from Jones Street Townhomes in CartersvilleConstruction Underway on New Cartersville TownhomesWomack Custom Homes is building walkable townhome project CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Locally owned and operated Womack Custom Homes is pleased to announce construction is well underway on a new townhome project in the Summer Hill area of Cartersville. Priced from the mid-$100,000s, this collection of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, January 01, 2021
    The Georgia Department of Economic Development is continuing to support Governor Kemp’s call for Georgia Manufacturers and Distributors to help with critical health care supply needs. If your business can provide, produce, distribute, store – or quickly be repurposed to create – items included in the list of vital projects in the following form, we ask you to complete and submit it as soon as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Friday, January 10, 2020
    Kids ages 5 to 12 need 10 to 11 hours of sleep each night Kids with enough sleep retain 50% more the next day Click here to download the informational flyer and abedtime routine chart you can use with your kids.  When you get enough sleep you can:pay attention better in schoolbe creative and think of new ideasfight sickness so you can stay healthybe in a good moodget along with friends and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest