GDOL To Help Roper Recruit Workers For Walker County Plant In LaFaytette

Friday, July 11, 2014
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will hold a job expo in Summerville next week to help Roper Corporation, a division of GE, fill about 90 manufacturing jobs at its facility in LaFayette.

The recruitment will be held Friday, July 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Civic Center, 44 Highway 48 in Summerville. The company, which manufactures kitchen stoves and microwaves, will be recruiting full-time workers to fill temporary and permanent positions.

The company is recruiting workers for production, supervisory and other skilled positions to assemble kitchen ranges on eight-hour shifts Monday through Friday.
The hours will be set by the employer. Temporary positions will begin at $10.75 per hour, with permanent positions beginning at $12.30 per hour.

Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, applicants must be at least 18 years old. A high school diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED) is required. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

The company will conduct a background check and a drug-screening test.

For more information about the recruitment, contact the LaFayette Career Center at 706 638-5525.

New Hamilton County Businesses

Here are the new business licenses from the County Clerk's office: 309 MEDIA 100 CHEROKEE BLVD SUITE 2112 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37405 A TOTAL EDGE 8916 BRAMLETT ROAD HARRISON, TN 37341 A-1 TAXI AND TRANSPORTATION LLC 8908 DRAKE PARKWAY ROAD CHATTANOOGA, TN 37416 ADVANCED COMMERCIAL GROUP, INC VARIOUS LOCATIONS CHATTANOOGA, TN 37400 ADVENTUREITUS ... (click for more)

TVA Clears Next Hurdle For Small Modular Reactors

The potential for Small Modular Reactors in the TVA’s operating fleet reached another milestone this month. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has accepted and docketed the utility’s early site permit application for the potential construction and operation of multiple SMR units at the Clinch River Site in Oak Ridge. This action means that the NRC staff may now begin its technical ... (click for more)

Walker Charged With Sunday Night Murder Of Girlfriend In LaFayette

A 29-year-old Walker County man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, also 29. Sheriff Steve Wilson said David Ryan Walker was charged in the slaying of Candace Ann Hankins. He said she was killed inside a house on Wheeler Road in LaFayette and her body was found in woods behind the house. The sheriff said Walker called relatives to express remorse about the killing. ... (click for more)

Man With Gun Runs From Police At Hamilton Place Mall; Pushes Shoppers Out Of The Way

A man who was found to be armed with a handgun was chased by police early Saturday afternoon. He pushed shoppers out of the way during the pursuit, which included racing down an escalator.   Erwin J. Rogers, 22, of 6111 Nottingham Dr., is facing multiple charges.    Around 1:50 p.m., Chattanooga Police officers working at the Hamilton Place Mall ... (click for more)

Beyond Freedom Of Speech

Yes, most people know about the First Amendment to our Constitution, "The right, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, to express beliefs and ideas without unwarranted government restriction."  I being a "deplorable" draw the line when people block traffic, try to disrupt, and even stop an activity through malice and disregard for others. Case being ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Sleep, Kelly’s On Watch

As the most intense week begins in President-elect Donald’s Trump’s ascent to become the most powerful man in the world, it is now strikingly obvious he has surrounded himself with the greatest collection of leaders to ever fill a Presidential cabinet. Each is a proven winner, be it in business, the military, or national affairs. Last week a confirmation hearing were heard for ... (click for more)