Carolyn Roan: What are you looking for?
In my last column, I wrote about how important it is to get pre-qualified for a loan before starting a new home search. If you’re a seller you also need to understand the thought processes that buyers go through when they’re choosing a new home.
Feds: home health company paying $150M settlement
Amedisys Inc., a Baton Rouge-based home health company with operations in Whitfield and Murray counties, will pay $150 million to resolve allegations that it inflated Medicare billings and had improper financial relationships with referring physicians, the U.S. Department of Justice said this week.
Metro Dalton’s unemployment rate declines to 8.6 percent in March
The Georgia Department of Labor said today that Metro Dalton’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.6 percent in March, down from 9.1 percent in February. The rate was 10.4 percent in March a year ago.
Is recession ‘ground zero’ seeing the buds of an ‘economic spring’?
If you ask economist Roger Tutterow where “ground zero” of the global recession was, he says “right here in the Carpet Capital of the World.”
New Dalton lab could create 15 to 20 jobs
A new laboratory opening in Dalton on Tuesday is expected to create 15 to 20 jobs over the next couple of years for chemical engineers, chemists and lab technicians, according to company officials.
Next year’s high-skilled visas snapped up in days
Businesses seeking highly skilled workers from overseas took less than a week to snap up all 85,000 visas available for next year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Monday.
Study looking at ways to bring more manufacturing to area
Technology is changing every part of the economy, including manufacturing. Advanced machinery and manufacturing processes require workers with new and advanced skills.
Werner Braun: Saying goodbye to CRI
It’s time to say farewell.
For the past 14 years, I have had the honor of serving as the president of the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), and what an honor it’s been.
Carpet Capital Association of Realtors
Uh-oh! Another prospective buyer upset with me again! Our phone conversation didn’t go very well. He didn’t like the questions I asked, or the advice I offered. Wait, the phone’s ringing ...
Werner Braun: Relay for Life honors cancer survivors
It’s the rare few among us who haven’t been touched by the lives of friends or family members who have been given a diagnosis of cancer. I know I have.
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