APEX Direct Care, 506 Riverside Parkway, is now offering healthcare education opportunities to its patients through new PatientPoint massive digital touch screens in its Rome clinic. Patients can access information on any of a number of topics while waiting to see Dr. Michael Jackson.
Veteran campers who frequent Georgia State Parks generally know what its like to try to arrive at a campground early on a given weekend, or at the beginning of a wheeling vacation to get that perfect campsite. Beginning this August, four of Georgia’s State Parks, including James H. “Sloppy” Floyd State Park near Summerville, will allow visitors to reserve their favorite campsite in advance.
This week’s edition of Roman Record features the monthly recap of sales tax collections for Floyd County, the city of Rome and the city of Cave Spring. The sales tax collections are considered to be a barometer of consumer confidence since they are a direct reflection on local spending.
Outdoor recreation has become a major industry in the state of Georgia. Visits to state parks and historic sites had a $610.2 million impact on the economy in fiscal year 2015, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Floyd County's unemployment initial claims dropped by over 24 percent in May when compared to April 2016. Floyd County had 325 unemployment initial claims in May 2016 compared to 372 initial claims in April 2016. The number of people who applied for first-time unemployment claims also dropped by 12.6 percent from 431 claims.
Courtesy Ford Lincoln of Rome, 101 Highway 411 East in Rome, will get a major facelift in coming months. The Rome Floyd Building Inspection office is currently reviewing plans for the major upgrade of the showroom.
The Coosa Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host its annual Kids Fishing Day this Saturday, June 18, in Rolater Park in Cave Spring. The event is traditionally held the Saturday before Father’s Day.
What is the purpose of your organization? The mission of WIN is: “To educate and empower women about total wellness through information and interaction.” WIN activities have been determined and implemented through a volunteer board of directors, composed of a cross-section of women. We have addressed many issues to provide gender-specific information, and focused on action and available resources. Examples: Midlife Momentum, Osteoporosis Screening and Education, Spring Training Health Fairs, and now an upcoming workshop on end-of-life issues. Our purpose is to prepare individuals for life events and milestones by arming them with information and a choice of action plans, as well as necessary resources.
David and Suzanne Clonts, owners of the building at 231 Broad St., have confirmed they are seeking a new tenant for the half of the building currently occupied by Abral’s Classy and Sassy Formal Wear. Abral Wilson’s lease runs through the end of July.
Former Clotheshorse women’s boutique owner Evelyn Sims has finally sold her building at 419 Broad St. to B&B Nolan Properties LLC. Brooke Nolan has operated Snazzy Rags boutique there for several years.
Rome restaurateur John Schroeder and his brother Charles Schroeder liked a good pig-in-a-blanket sandwich when they were kids. Now, their adult version of the sandwich, called a Charlie Dog, has been listed in the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s culinary guide to Georgia, “Georgia Eats.”
Eddie Wilson, president of SouthCrest Bank’s Community Banking Group, announces that Linda Burch has been named vice president and market leader for the west Georgia region for SouthCrest Bank. In this capacity, Burch will be responsible for the development and growth of the bank’s operations in Polk County.
Rome businessman Bob Blumberg has opened his new restaurant, Seasons, on Broad Street. Chances are pretty good you’ll see Blumberg in the mid-clock crosswalk a lot in the future. The restaurateur said he’d be splitting his time between Seasons and Johnny New York Style Pizza, Broad Street, his first eatery in downtown Rome.
The sale of a 4.4-acre tract with a single-family home at 80 Whippoorwill Lane off Horseleg Creek Road is the largest real estate deal of the past week reported in Monday’s edition of the Roman Record.
The Georgia Department of Labor released today showing Floyd County's unemployment claims are down over the past month and year. Floyd County had 431 initial unemployment claims in April compared with 505 in March and 603 in April 2015.
Rome’s Alcohol Control Commission unanimously backed on Monday the addition of a “convention center” classification that would let establishments such as The Forum serve liquor without meeting the 50-50 food-to-drinks sales ratio.
United Community Bank has added two bankers to its Rome team — Bryan Holland, an assistant vice president and commercial relationship manager, and Brandon Ball, a banking officer and relationship manager.