Business: Cheeseburger Bobby’s to reopen in Calhoun. First-time jobless claims dip in December — but higher than 12 months earlier.

Business: Cheeseburger Bobby’s to reopen in Calhoun. First-time jobless claims dip in December — but higher than 12 months earlier.

Cheeseburger Bobby’s on Ga. 53 in Calhoun will be back. This update on Wednesday for the company’s corporate office: “Our plan is to reopen the Calhoun location as a corporate store. We will make an announcement with an opening date in the near future.”

That’s an update on our story earlier in the week that the restaurant — opened in June 2016 — had closed suddenly.¬†Customers on Sunday were greeted with a sign simply stating, “Store closed.” We’ll have additional updates soon.


A look at statewide first-time jobless claims from last month. Local numbers below.

First-time jobless claims drop in December compared to November; up from a year earlier. 

Floyd: 538 claims, down from the previous month but up vs. December 2017.

Bartow: 328 claims for December, down from November but up vs. a year earlier.

Gordon: 485 claims,a slight decrease from December but considerably higher than December of the previous year.

Polk: 150 claims, a decrease from November but up vs. the previous December.

Chattooga: 34 claims,matching November but down from December 2017.

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