Werner Braun: 60-plus years of caring at Friendship House
Tonight is Friendship House’s annual spaghetti supper, but if you don’t have tickets yet, don’t miss out because you assume it’s too late. Just stop by Dalton’s First United Methodist Church and join hundreds of others who celebrate this annual tradition.
Unemployment falls in metro Dalton
Fewer layoffs and a rising number of jobs caused the unemployment rate in Metro Dalton to plummet in August.
Werner Braun: CARE and California law AB 2398
We all know that the state of California is often viewed as the nation’s trendsetter, a place thought of as always being a step “ahead of the game.”
Shaw Floors provides style for makeover for Purple Heart recipient on ‘Designing Spaces’
Flooring plays a critical part of any home’s functionality and décor. Tune in to see Shaw Floors on the popular home improvement show “Designing Spaces” airing on Lifetime TV Friday at 7:30 a.m. as the company donates flooring to the Taylor house for the program’s “Project Homeward Bound” series.
US home sales hit 6 1/2-year high but could slow soon
U.S. home sales rose last month to the highest level since February 2007 as buyers rushed to close deals before mortgage rates increased further.
Small businesses temporarily sidestep health law
Many small businesses have found a way to temporarily sidestep some of the headaches brought on by the new health care law.
Werner Braun: Green guides going viral
I remember when I came to Dalton back in 2000 how impressed I was with the incredible job the carpet industry had done to make the industry more environmentally sustainable.
Shaw Industries to invest $100 million in northwest Georgia
Shaw Industries Group Inc. is investing $100 million to streamline its distribution network and expand its fiber extrusion facility in northwest Georgia.
Shaw Industries opens manufacturing plant in China
Berkshire Hathaway’s Shaw Industries Group Inc. has announced its grand opening of a 210,000-square-foot carpet tile plant in Nantong, China, a port city 65 miles north of Shanghai. This facility offers customers in Asia quicker access to a wider range of completely recyclable, cradle-to-cradle-certified products, which are PVC-free and bitumen-free.
“The carpet industry is going to flourish.”
When those seven words spoken by Robert E. “Bob” Shaw appeared in a Daily Citizen article in December 2011, skeptics might have scoffed at the bold prediction.
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