• Mohawk to add 420 jobs in Dalton

    Mohawk Industries announced Wednesday an $85 million conversion of plants in Dalton and Rome that will add 420 jobs over the next two years in Dalton and maintain 230 jobs in Rome.

    December 4, 2013

  • Deal: Mohawk Industries creates 420 jobs in Dalton

    Gov. Nathan Deal said today that Mohawk Industries will convert two manufacturing facilities in Dalton and Rome, creating 420 new jobs and investing about $85 million into the two conversion projects over the next two years.

    December 4, 2013

  • US home prices rise just 0.2 percent in October

    A measure of U.S. home prices rose only modestly in October, adding to signs that prices have stabilized after experiencing big gains earlier this year.

    December 3, 2013

  • Record crowds over weekend, but spending declined

    Did stores shoot themselves in the foot?

    December 2, 2013

  • Black Thurs_Friday 2 mlh.jpg Thursday openings don’t diminish Black Friday

    Shannon Kelley knew exactly what she wanted.
    “Bows and arrows. That’s all my little girl has been asking for since she saw ‘The Hunger Games,’” Kelley said. “She wanted them since she saw the first movie last year, but we thought she was a little young then.”

    November 30, 2013 5 Photos

  • Unemployment rate edges up in Dalton

    The jobless rate in Dalton rose in Dalton and Northwest Georgia in October after slipping in September.

    November 29, 2013

  • Werner Braun: Preparing for winter’s wrath

    It’s Thanksgiving week, and among the many things I’m grateful for is the temperate climate we enjoy in northwest Georgia.

    November 29, 2013

  • NYC 2-1.JPG The secret history of Shaw Industries

    NEW YORK — At the peak of the holiday season, Grand Central Terminal has more than a million visitors a day, store executives say. And most of them walk by completely unaware of the buried mysteries beneath their feet.

    November 24, 2013 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Shaw flooring undergoes endurance test

    Randy Merritt, president of Shaw Industries, said people in the local community can feel “proud” to know a homegrown company has put a product in Grand Central Terminal in New York City.

    November 24, 2013

  • Werner Braun: CRI hosts annual meeting in Dalton

    Look up the word volunteer in your standard dictionary and you’ll see that volunteers are often described as those who “offer themselves for a service or undertaking,” and, more often than not, who “work for nothing.”

    November 22, 2013

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