• News for 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.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: Economic, Community
    Monday, May 24, 2021
    Gov. Kemp Announces IC Biomedical to Open Cryo Freezer Manufacturing Facility in Bartow CountyAtlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that IC Biomedical, a producer of cryogenic freezers, will make a multi-million dollar investment in opening an advanced manufacturing facility near Cartersville. As demand for medical-grade freezers continues to surge, the facility will deliver more ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    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
    Tuesday, March 16, 2021
    For Lease 707 South Erwin StreetCartersville, GA   This building for lease by Patricia Holt Properties features a newly 2006 & 2020 remodeled building with 171,000 sq ft of divisible space for $4.75/SF/Yr/NNN. The location has easy access to Highway 41 and Interstate 75 and lies within an Incentivized Empowerment Zone with City utilities.  View the building flyer. Contact Patricia (Pat) Holt ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    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
    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
    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
    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