• News for Community

    Sunday, March 07, 2021
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    CONTACT INFORMATION:Brooks Enterprise and ConsultantsLaKisha C. Brooks 678-499-1488lakisha@brooks-consultants.com  RELEASE DATE:March 8, 2021LOCAL WOMEN-OWNED CONSULTING COMPANY LAUNCHING TECHNOLOGY DIVERSITY INITIATIVE    March 8, 2021: [Cartersville, GA] — Brooks Enterprise and Consultants, owned by LaKisha C. Brooks, has partnered with global technology training ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Economic, General News Article
    Friday, February 26, 2021
    Greater Community Bank Celebrates 25 Years of Service Greater Community Bank is celebrating 25 years of service across Northwest Georgia. Originally named Greater Rome Bank, the bank opened its doors for business on February 26, 1996 to serve the growing population of Rome and Floyd County.  Over the last quarter century, the Bank has thrived, expanding into both the Calhoun and Cartersville ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, February 25, 2021
    For the month of March, Bartow County Library System will be giving away Corned Beef Spice Packets in honor of Saint Patrick's Day! Stop by any of our branches to pick up spice kits and information on the ingredients while supplies last. For more information, contact Emma Dailey at 770-769-9200 or visit their website.
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, February 25, 2021
    Cartersville receives Georgia’s Exceptional Main Street designation City recognized for successful implementation of business-driven strategy The Georgia Main Street program announced Cartersville will be added to the list of 18 cities that hold the designation of a Georgia Exceptional Main Street (GEMS) community. The staff of the Office of Downtown Development with the Georgia Department of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    Anheuser-Busch Drives Economic Recovery by Investing More Than $1 Billion in Facilities and Communities Across the U.S. Over Next Two YearsThe company’s planned investments will deepen its connections with communities and support the more than 2.1 million jobs related to the beer industry. Brewer also unveils first-ever corporate spot – “Let’s Grab a Beer” – to inspire viewers and remind us of ...read more
    Categories: Economic, 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
    Monday, December 07, 2020
    Cartersville-Bartow Chamber Events & Operations Update (12/07/20) In accordance with current recommendations, please make note of the below changes to Chamber events and operations. The Chamber will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and send out future updates and changes through our email, website, and social media channels as more information becomes available.Chamber Office UpdateThe ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Thursday, September 03, 2020
    The Bartow County College and Career Academy (in cooperation with Cartersville Medical Center) determined that Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence [henceforth referred to as ICARE] were the traits that we most wanted our interns to focus on as they transition from secondary education to the workforce. In fact, these traits are identical to the work ethic expectations ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Thursday, August 20, 2020
    The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) is the recipient of a new Economic Development Administration Revolving Loan Fund grant for the region’s small businesses.  Micro-loan funds are available to aid in efforts to alleviate the sudden and severe economic dislocation of the region’s small businesses and to seek significant improvement in employment in the region caused by the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, July 30, 2020
    We’ve missed you! Did you hear Georgia Aquarium is OPEN again? We know long family vacations may be out of the question, so why not stay close and come see us this summer? Georgia Aquarium is the perfect quick, safe get-a-way for your family and friends!  Good News! The Cartersville-Bartow Chamber's Georgia Aquarium discount website is active and available for ticket purchases – starting at just ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    CARTERSVILLE URGENT CARE LAUNCHES TELEHEALTH PROGRAM TO EXTEND HEALTH CARE SERVICES TO COMMUNITY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC Cartersville Urgent Care announces new telehealth program that allows patients to access licensed health care providers via virtual visits in an effort to maintain community social distancing recommendations. Cartersville, GA (March 27, 2020) –Cartersville Urgent Care has ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    DHS Implements New Office Protocols in Response to COVID-19 MARCH 24, 2020 ATLANTA — In alignment with Gov. Brian P. Kemp’s call to limit in-person contact across the state, the Department of Human Services is implementing new office protocols in response to COVID-19. Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, all DHS offices will encourage customers to use self-service options and telephonic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Georgia Receives SBA Statewide Disaster Declaration, Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans Now OpenAtlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to impacted small ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    The Small Business Development Center understands that many small businesses will suffer a decline in business as a result of COVID-19.  Social distancing protocols are an important part of controlling the spread of the virus, but may also have an unintended significant negative impact on business activity.We are here to help with one-on-one counseling services and can accommodate with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    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: Education, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest