• Shaw Industries to exit area rug business

    Shaw Industries announced today that it is exiting the area rug business and will convert the current Ringgold rug facility into a new state-of-the-art luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing facility.

    January 6, 2014

  • Werner Braun: Removing wax from carpet

    There’s nothing like a beautifully decorated holiday table, lit by soft candles, to set a festive mood during Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year’s celebrations.

    January 2, 2014

  • Target: Customers’ encrypted PINs were stolen

    Target said Friday that debit-card PIN numbers were among the financial information stolen from millions of customers who shopped at the retailer earlier this month.

    December 27, 2013

  • Werner Braun: Providence Ministries provides valuable services

    This Dec. 25, just like every Christmas Day for the past few years, hundreds of people will begin lining up in the wee hours of the morning to celebrate Christmas with the good folks at Providence Ministries.

    December 12, 2013

  • Gov visits mohawk 1 mlh.jpg Mohawk makes major investment in equipment and people

    Companies don’t make multi-million dollar investments in new plants and new equipment if they aren’t confident about the future, Gov. Nathan Deal said. And the fact that major companies in the floorcovering industry have been making large investments in Northwest Georgia shows they have that confidence.

    December 6, 2013 3 Photos

  • Werner Braun: Sports empower women

    For centuries, certain industries and occupations seem to have been dominated by one gender or another.

    December 5, 2013

  • 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