You Choose The News for Monday, October 1st 2018

KRISTEN'S STORY - 

JOB ALERT! Amazon hiring 1,200 for new Georgia location

Amazon is hosting a hiring event in our area to fill more than 1,000 positions at the new Georgia location.

According to officials with Amazon, the company is hiring 1,200 part-time positions at their new sortation center in Jefferson.

To fill the positions, Amazon has planned several hiring events starting Monday.

Company officials say there will be “on-the-spot job offers” to applicants who meet the qualifications.

 

HOW DO I APPLY?

Candidates must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma -- or equivalent -- to be considered.

All interested candidates should apply online to indicate a shift preference and to set up an appointment at the hiring event.

Walk-ins are also welcome at the hiring events.

Below is the schedule of hiring events:

Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct. 3 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Oct. 5 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Oct. 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Oct. 7 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The hiring events will take place at the Jefferson Civic Center on Kissam Street.


JASON'S STORY - WINNER

MAN SACRIFICED LIFE TO SAVE HUNDREDS OF LIVES

An air traffic controller in Indonesia knew he needed to evacuate the tower during the recent earthquake. He was only 21 years-old and he sacrificed his life to help get a plane off the ground knowing that he could save hundreds of lives. He lost his life jumping from the 4th floor of the tower, but died a true hero. So heartbreaking.

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