Northwest Georgia Unemployment Rate Showing Positive Growth

The unemployment rate for the Northwest Georgia Region was down in the month of December with statistics for the year showing positive growth in the region.A January 2024 press release from the Georgia Department of Labor shows that the unemployment rate was down one-tenth... Read More.

Walker County Proposes Lower Millage Rate

The Walker County Board of Commissioners has announced the scheduling of three public hearings in August to provide citizens with comprehensive information regarding a proposed millage rate rollback. The objective of this reduced rate is to mitigate the impact of higher property appraisals, which... Read More.

GNTC Nursing Programs Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate

All 18 Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) graduates, in the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program and the Practical Nursing (PN) program, who took a national nursing licensure exam this year have passed on their first attempt and achieved a 100 percent... Read More.

Walker County Employment Rate Holds Steady

Georgia Labor Commissioner shared their latest employment report. As of March of 2023, Walker County reports 31,276 in the work force, with 30,398 currently working, leaving 878 unemployed, continuing to... Read More.