Rome’s Southeastern Mills has completed the acquisition of Salt Lake City-based JMH Premium — a maker of flavor bases, gravies, drinks and desserts primarily for industrial customers.
A worldwide property management company is proposing construction of a $75 million industrial building in Bartow County’s southeast corner.
Residents in northwest Georgia can now receive world-class neurology and stroke diagnosis closer to home through a new telemedicine partnership between Floyd Medical Center and Erlanger Health System.
Berry College announced Monday they will develop a Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott hotel on college-owned property next to the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College with hopes to open the facility by 2021.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s International Trade division and GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson joined Governor Brian P. Kemp to announce the winners of Georgia’s sixth annual GLOBE Awards at an event at the Capitol. This state-led awards program highlights companies that ent…
The housing market in Rome and Floyd County has made a major comeback since the housing bubble burst a decade ago. The Rome Floyd Building Inspection office has issued 29% more permits for new single-family housing starts through the end of November than it did a year ago.
As communities around metro-Atlanta are projected to continue growing explosively, others — including Floyd County — aren’t, Georgia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Chris Clark said.
The television and film industry has had a $2.4 million economic impact on Rome and Floyd County over the last five years, but accounts for less than half of one percent of the economic impact which flows through the local tourism office.
The Greater Rome Board of Realtors made a $7,105 donation Wednesday to the Ruth and Naomi House, to aid with sheltering some of the most vulnerable women and children in the community.
An area livestock sale designed to up industry standards will celebrate half a century this year. Once again, quality tested bulls will sell at auction on a per head basis at the bull test sale, which will be Friday, Dec. 6, at the Northwest Georgia Livestock Pavillion on Highway 53 Spur in …
River City Bank Financial Corporation and its subsidiary River City Bank announced Monday its first dividend in company history in the amount of $0.05 per share.
Rome’s unemployment rate held steady in October at 3.3%. The local workforce was up in October and the number of people who were actually getting a paycheck was up according to the latest report from the Georgia Department of Labor.
It’s not at all unusual for the Barnsley Resort, nestled in the rolling foothills between Rome, Kingston and Adairsville, to get all gussied up for the holidays.
The Lewis Chemical Company of Rome has announced the promotions of Trevor Spinks to Production Manager, Brandon White to Assistant Production Manager and Robert Evans to Production Supervisor.
When Floyd County built what Northwest Georgians know as State Mutual Stadium, there was a lot of talk about the potential for other growth around the stadium. It was the “build it and they will come” idea.
The annual Rome Optimist Club Pancake Breakfast was a huge success last month but Romans with a hankering for pancakes still have several additional opportunities to get their fill.
The operator of a local hotel closed Wednesday on the purchase of a 1.8 acre parcel on Braves Boulevard right behind the Lumina Coffee Shop.
David Lance, president and CEO of Greater Community Bank, was elected chairman-elect of the board of directors of Community Bankers Association of Georgia.
Toles, Temple & Wright, Inc. is proud to announce that Winston Sirmans has joined their team of professionals. Winston is an experienced, licensed real estate broker with a degree from the University of Georgia, where he studied Journalism and Public Relations.
One of the things that folks in Rome frequently cite when touting the community is its quality of life. That’s not always something that is easy to measure because it is often different from person to person
The Downtown Development Authority is seeking nominee for its annual awards which will be presented during the DDA Christmas meeting December 20 at the Courtyard by Marriott his year.
Amanda Farrell and her Farrell’s Frame and Design have completed the move from one end of Broad Street to the other. Her custom framing shop had been located at 116 Broad Street, in the Cotton Block, for several years but the condition of the building had deteriorated to the point where she …
Community leaders in Rome and Floyd County have been putting a great deal of emphasis on getting the word out to anyone who will listen about the importance of participating in the 2020 Census.
There was some good news this week for Northwest Georgia poultry farmers. Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black revealed that China has once again opened its market to the industry in the United States.
Harvest Moon Cafe on Broad Street declared “Prohibition is OVER!” on its Facebook page Friday as it invited customers to come by Sunday for a crafted bloody mary or bottomless mimosas during its Sunday Brunch “as early as 11 a.m.!”
Two Old Tigers — Jeff Brooks and Brian Dulaney — are moving forward with plans to develop the Berry Crossing shopping center at 1905 Martha Berry Highway, between Redmond Road and Veterans Memorial Highway.
Paul Trail, head brewer at the Freight and Rail Brewing Co. taking shape in Downtown Calhoun, said he first discovered the world of craft beer after moving from Gordon County to Montana and attending a beer festival.
A nurse with Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd Medical Center was recently honored for her care and compassion during a week where a family had to say farewell to two loved ones.
Plans for two new restaurants have been submitted for the East Bend Shopping Center site, which formerly housed a Kmart on Hicks Drive.
Retired Rome logistics executive Roger Manis confirmed Tuesday that he has a contract to purchase the Georgia Power office building at Broad Street and Turner McCall Boulevard.
Representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be in Rome next week to help kick off the planning process for a $1.25 million Choice Neighborhood Planning grant awarded to the Northwest Georgia Housing Authority.
After an absence of a little less than a year, a member of the Schroeder family is back at the helm of Schroeder’s New Deli, 406 Broad St. Caleigh Schroeder, daughter of Charles Schroeder, has returned to Rome as general manager of the restaurant and is excited about carrying on the family t…
The Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank would like to welcome Rachel Harris as Vice President Deposit Operations. Ms. Harris’ primary responsibilities will consist of managing the bank’s deposit platform including mobile banking, internet banking, and wire transfers.
As part of the proposed merger between Floyd Healthcare Management Inc. and North Carolina-based Atrium, the county government would be able to step away from guaranteeing over $120 million in bonded debt.
The Georgia Department of Labor is aiding the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice in it’s bid to attract new correctional officers with a job fair later this month.
Paulding County’s Industrial Building Authority is buying land to develop a new business park near Ga. Hwy. 92 in Hiram as it works to complete a deal to sell a site to a tire maker in west Dallas.
A decade ago, Stacy Melton Brown never envisioned her Chicken Salad Chick business would become a huge franchise company.