Business

Store owner Mitch Abney hopes to open before Sept. 12

Coffee lovers who enjoyed the variety of choices for their favorite brew will have to look elsewhere for a hot cup these days after the closing of Brother Joe’s earlier this month. According to a Facebook post, the business had plans to potentially grow and move into a new location from it’s…

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North Main Video used to be one of the only places in town to find the latest releases of movies on video cassette or later on DVD.

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The past few weeks have been busy for the Polk County Chamber of Commerce, as events with current members, future leaders and new members all took place before the end of March.

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Members of the Polk County Chamber of Commerce will be seeing their annual rates increase slightly in the coming calendar year when their bills come due again, the first time the organization has increased in eight years.

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On the north end of Main Street across the street from the Best Western, a project that has been ongoing since Spring of 2016 is now ready for the public to use.

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Jason Croft of Taylorsville plans to open Haw Holler Barbecue - a new family style restaurant - in the building that formerly housed The Little Italy at 110 Sycamore Grove in Rockmart.

Missy Kendrick, new President of the Development Authority of Polk County (DAPC), made a visit to Rockmart prior to her arrival on Monday, Sept. 19.

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The outlook for existing industry expansion and new prospect activity in Cedartown and Rockmart is favorable for 2016-2017, according to reports from the Development Authority of Polk County.

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