CEDARTOWN, GA – Cedartown’s Kimoto Tech, Inc. announced on July 25th a $6 million capital investment project that will allow the film-coating company to progress with the advancement of new technologies and sustain their global competitiveness.
Kimoto Tech, Inc. (KTI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kimoto Co. Ltd, headquartered in Saitama, Japan. The Cedartown location consists of more than 360 acres with an 110,000 square foot manufacturing and corporate office facility. Cedartown is also the site for Kimoto Tech’s 13,000 square foot Research and Development Center. This facility houses some of the most advanced measuring and analytical instrumentation available — all devoted to the development and testing of new film coating products and the technology required to manufacture them. (more…)
Local residents can now purchase T-shirts designed to show support for Cedartown’s first responders.
Created by The Cedarstream Company, the T-shirts feature vibrant graphics in support of both the Cedartown Police Department and the Cedartown Fire Department. The shirts are $15 each and for every shirt purchased, Cedarstream will give $5 back to the respective department. (more…)
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Mohawk Industries recruit more than 40 manufacturing employees to work at several Calhoun locations.
The recruitment will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Gordon County Agricultural Center located at 1282 Highway 53 Spur SW. GDOL staff will be on site to help screen applicants.
The company is recruiting sewing and tufting machine operators, along with press and press image transfer operators.
Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, applicants must be at least 18 years old.
For the tufting machine operators, a high school diploma, or a General Education Diploma (GED), and six months of related experience is required.
The employer will provide training for the other positions.
Salaries range from $10.92 to $12.75 an hour.
Applicants are encouraged to bring a resume and dress appropriately to improve their opportunities for jobs.
Job seekers planning to attend the recruitment are encouraged to visit www.employgeorgia.com to create an account and upload, or prepare, a resume. Having an Employ Georgia account and resume expedites the interview process.
For more information about the recruitment, contact the Rome Career Center at (706) 295-6051. The career center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
To learn more about career opportunities, Employ Georgia and other GDOL services for job seekers and employers, and to connect with us on social media, visit www.dol.georgia.gov
Local authorities arrested a Rockmart man Thursday night on a host of charges for allegedly having over two dozen images of child pornography on his cell phone.
According to Investigator Brandy Brady of the Polk County Police Department, Benjamin Cody Jones, 25, of a Prospect Road address in Rockmart, faces 30 counts of felony sexual exploitation of children after a joint investigation revealed the existence of explicit images on his smart phone. (more…)
On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested former Jailor Harry Dallas Battle, age 61, on charges of violation of oath of office (felony), false statement (felony), and battery (misdemeanor). (more…)
Issac Streetman and the Redneck Romeos will close out the 2016 Fourth Friday Summer Concert Series on July 22.
A local favorite, the Redneck Romeos will perform a mix of classic rock and country. The band will crank up at 7 p.m. but the event will start earlier with a classic car show hosted by the Throttle Jockies at 5:30 p.m.
Vintage cars will make their way down Main Street and line up near the courthouse. Music kicks off at 7 p.m. and runs until 9 p.m. (more…)
Crews will be repairing a water main located in the Rock Street/Merits Avenue/Jones Street/Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. area on THURSDAY, JULY 21.
The estimated time of repair is from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Residents living in the above-mentioned area will be without water service during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please understand this repair is necessary and every effort will be made to complete the task as quickly as possible. Our Public Works crew placed advisory notices on the door knobs of the residents that will be affected by the disruption in service.
During the repair, Rock Street to MLK Blvd. to East Ellawood will be closed to NON-RESIDENTIAL TRAFFIC only.
Also during this time, residents living in the Hickland/Pine Crest/Rogers Trail area may experience periods of low water pressure.