• News for Economic

    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    Cartersville, GA; June 18, 2020 – A health insurance coverage hotline has been established by Cartersville Medical Center’s parent company, HCA Healthcare, to assist those whose insurance coverage has been impacted by a life-changing event, such as job loss or reduced income, as a result of the economic impact caused by COVID-19. “We realize that unemployment and furloughs due to COVID-19 are ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    Greater Community Bancshares, Inc., the Holding Company for Greater Community Bank, has been hosting its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Bank’s Main Office in Rome for over two decades. With the recent social distancing guidelines due to COVID-19, however, that tradition was challenged.  Rather than cancel or postpone the meeting, however, President & CEO David J. Lance and Board Chairman ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 28, 2020
    View the summary page of member restaurant alternative dining options.   Big Door Vineyards: Tasting room now open. Orders can be placed over the phone as well and they will bring the wine out to your car in the parking lot. (Corked wine only and proper ID required.) Burger King: Dining room now open along with drive-thru and pick up services at 5620 Highway 20 and 4 Dixie Ave ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Monday, April 06, 2020
    View the summary page of member retail store alternative shopping options.   1902 Stock Exchange Antiques & Gifts: Temporarily closed, but items can still be purchased. Call 770-773-1902 or send a private Facebook message to them for more information.Ace Home Center (Adairsville): Open and offering curbside pick up. Please call 770-773-3388 to verify hours.Active Wealth: Offering free ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    IR-2020-61, March 30, 2020WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    AT&T announced today that we are waiving domestic wireless voice and data overage fees for our customers nationwide. This includes AT&T Hot Spot usage. Please see this link: https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html#latest. These fees will be retroactively waived, dating back to March 13th. This commitment is in addition to our participation in FCC Chairman Pai’s “Keep Americans Connected ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    The state healthcare system is facing a critical need for essential items as we continue to respond to COVID-19. The Georgia Department of Economic Development has been asked to identify as many manufacturers, distributors, etc. who can assist with the possible shortage of these items.   We ask those businesses that are able to provide assistance and resources with either existing or adaptable ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    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: Economic, Press Release, Community
    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
    Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    We Need Your Help!Your participation in the U.S. Census 2020 means funding for:EducationSenior ServicesEmergency ServicesWaterHealthcareVeteran ServicesHousingRoadsGeorgia receives more than $2300 per person annually in Federal funding directly related to census count allocations. Your participation affects how many congressional seats we are allocated in Bartow County. You make a difference in ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release