Business

We would like to welcome Johnathan Evans as our new location manager for Daniel’s Funeral Home. Johnathan has worked in the funeral industry since he was a small child. He obtained his degree at Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service and completed his apprenticeship in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Leslie Hoyt Pearson, a Realtor with Toles, Temple and Wright, Inc., has been awarded the Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation, the premier seller agency designation in the country. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance and is an offic…

With a new grandbaby on the way in April, Jane Bosarge has decided to sell C&S Trophies, 7 Broad Street, the business name, customer list, website and most of the highly specialized equipment and inventory to Beaudry Engraving of Cumming, Georgia.

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The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Rome is one of the best kept secrets in Floyd County when it comes to helping businesses grow. The agency, based at 901 N. Broad St., Suite 301, offers a wide variety of services — most at no cost — to help local entrepreneurs an…

Todd Bussey, owner of Bussey’s Florist & Gifts, 250 Broad Street in Rome and Cedartown has merged with Ransom Floral Company, 5 East Fourth Avenue in Rome. Longtime Ransom owner/operator Mark Brewer will now partner with Bussey’s team.

4L Rodeo of Summerville and the Forum River Center will host the annual Three Rivers Invitational Bull Riding event at the Forum River Center in downtown Rome Friday and Saturday January 5-6.

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The past 12 months represented another busy year for business growth in Rome and Floyd County. The heart of Rome — the Broad Street business district — continued its boom in 2017. The year was bookended in January with the anticipated sale of the Fricks Furniture building and in December wit…

Reese Stevens has moved from an intern position to a full-time role as a graphic designer at Advent. In the short six months that Stevens has been with the company, her design work has earned her a staff position.

The Colosseum Escape Rooms, 608 Broad Street, are slated to open Thursday, December 28. College friend turned business partners Spencer Thomas and Mark Ellison decided the high-tech adventure recreation was something that has been catching on across the nation and they felt like it would be …

The Georgia Association of Conservation Districts is pleased to announce the hiring of Tish Edwards to serve as District Program Assistant for the Coosa River Conservation District.

The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce has developed a series of legislative priorities for the 2018 session of the Georgia General Assembly. Those priorities fall into the broad categories of transportation, economic development, education, taxes, community development and water.

Mr. Benjamin Pleas Stell was duly sworn in to practice law on November 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. by the Honorable John E. Niedrach. Mr. Stell will be practicing law with the Firm of McRae, Stegall, Peek, Harman, Smith & Monroe located at 111 Bridge-point Plaza, Rome.

  • By Kathrine Kirby, Rome News-Tribune correspondent
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Anyone walking into Builders Salvage in West Rome is apt to find more treasure than they bargain for, especially if they make it into the little office where all business there is transacted.

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Angelo’s New York Style Pizza and Bistro reopened Monday after it was reinspected by the Bartow County Health Department because of a food-borne-illness outbreak during a catered Thanksgiving meal at Toyo two weeks ago.

Oglethorpe Power Corporation has named Richard C. (Rick) Hayes Jr. as plant manager at the Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant in the Armuchee community in Floyd County. Hayes replaces long-time Plant Manager Bill Tharpe, who has retired.

Charles Williams REIC is pleased to welcome Danielle Stitt as the Property Manager for Rome Georgia’s newest apartment community, The Riverpoint Apartments, located adjacent to State Mutual Stadium.

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