Berry College officials have dedicated a new 4,600-square-foot Berry College Animal Science Laboratory near the Rollins Ruminant Research Center north of the Ford complex on campus.
What is the purpose of your organization? The Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit community arts organization that was founded in 1976.
Rome’s medical community has long been recognized as an economic engine that helps drive the local economy. And a new report from the Georgia Hospital Association notes the impact of the health care delivery system on the statewide economy as well.
Officials with Balta Home USA are looking forward to getting their U.S. floor covering operations back under one roof. And that new roof will be in Shannon, on the former Florida Tile property. Balta, the largest floor covering firm in Belgium, revealed plans for a new distribution center in…
The former Florida Tile property off Ga. 53 northeast of Rome has been sold by Caterpillar Inc. to a pair of Georgia companies registered in Atlanta and Carrollton.
During the Rome City Commission’s two-day planning retreat last month, the local development of Rome’s future workforce took up much of an afternoon, with Commissioner Craig McDaniel calling for enhancements to Rome City Schools’ career prep programs.
Amy Astin, Director of Volunteer Services at Floyd Medical Center, has received the Wyn Award from the Georgia Society for Volunteer and Retail Professionals for an unprecedented second time. The award, given at the discretion of the GSVRP Board, is presented to an individual who has made an…
What is the purpose of your organization? The AIDS Resource Council’s mission is to educate the community about HIV/AIDS, provide free testing and serve those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Harbin Clinic doctors are stepping out to encourage Romans to get active this spring by taking part in the national Walk with a Doc program. The concept is simple, aimed at getting people on their feet, out in the community and healthier.
Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson will be the keynote speaker for the Rome Floyd Chamber Confluence conference, an event dedicated to technology and innovation. He will kick off the event at 9 a.m. Thursday morning in the auditorium of the Historic DeSoto Theatre.
With the 124-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel on West Third Street on track for a July opening, the Rome City Commission is mulling its next move in the district across the Oostanaula River from downtown.
Brandon Lindley has been named the director of facilities management at Redmond Regional Medical Center. In this role, Lindley will manage all the activities of the plant operations, security, environmental service and biomedical engineering departments.
Georgia Highlands College plans to host a series of federal financial aid workshops on the first Friday of each month beginning this Friday, April 7, and continuing through the first Friday in December. The workshops are free and open to the public, and will be held on all GHC campuses. Atte…
Rome’s Redevelopment Committee has given city staff the green light to take the steps needed for creating a new tax allocation district on acreage around Mount Berry Mall.
Rhino Ribs is moving beyond the walls of their food truck to open a restaurant in the Food Lion shopping complex in Armuchee, opening sometime in late spring, according to owner Stephen Self.
In a deal that took almost a year to materialize, Shanklin-Attaway American Legion Post 5 has agreed to sell its long-time post home off Shorter Avenue to make way for a new retail center, according to Steve Rood, post commander.
Lidl, a German discount grocery chain, will be the anchor tenant at a new 5-acre retail center slated for Shorter Avenue next to the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation headquarters.
Rip Montgomery and Curtis Burch have purchased the former Builders Supply building at 22 Broad St. in Cave Spring and plan to open Antiques on the Square by early June.
CAVE SPRING — City officials are hoping Cave Spring can become a hub for outdoor adventure activity in the region. Leaders of the Cave Spring Downtown Development Authority believe a byproduct of becoming a center for recreational activity will be an economic shot-in-the-arm.
A young entrepreneur from Plainville is in the process of trying to identify as many as 40 homes in Rome that need painting this summer while he tests his talents as a business owner under a national student enterprise.
Rome businessman Larry Martin didn’t pull any punches during a discussion with the Business Development Committee on Friday, speaking to the difficulty of getting a new business up and running.
Floyd County's unemployment rate in January went up nearly a percentage point at 6.5 percent when compared with 5.6 percent in December 2016 but was only slightly higher than 6.2 percent in January 2016.
Hundreds of job seekers from all over the region lined up outside the Rome Civic Center on Wednesday to talk with officials from 17 companies at a manufacturing job fair.
Financial Representative Norman Barden, Director of Operations and Finance for the Rome office of 21st Century Financial, Inc., recently received the 2016 Emerging Advisor of the Year Award - Bronze Level.
Agriculture has long been a backbone of the American economy. This week, Keith Mickler, the University of Georgia Extension Service Director in Floyd County is encouraging Rome and Floyd County residents to celebrate Agriculture Awareness Week as they enjoy their meals or ride by farms up a…
Toles, Temple & Wright Inc. announces the addition of Jonathan W. Harris as a Realtor. A native of Rome and a 1999 graduate of Darlington School, Harris attended Athens Technical College before returning to Rome to start a residential contracting business in 2002.
Hogan Construction personnel crews hoisted a ceremonial final beam to the top of the new Courtyard by Marriott on Friday, signifying that the exterior skeleton of the 124-room hotel on West Third Street has been essentially completed.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Floyd County’s unemployment rate in January was 6.5 percent, up nine-tenths of a percentage point from 5.6 percent in December. In January 2016, the rate was 6.2 percent.
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For Romans who love their flowers and veggies, and love to play in the dirt, it’s almost time for the annual Chieftains Museum Herb and Plant Sale – April 8-9 – at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
Alfa Insurance Agent Mark Swanson of Rome was recently honored with the 2016 Rookie of the Year Award for Georgia during the company’s annual awards ceremony. He also received the Distinguished Service Award - Bronze Level.
Barry McCullough, owner of Pop’s Place Antique Mall, Auction House, Estate Auctions and Estate Sales, answers the questions for today’s Small Business Snapshot.
This month marks the 10th anniversary of Dogwood Books, a feat bookseller Kenneth Studdard attributes to an expansive inventory with a unique twist — a specialization in offering works by local authors along with an assortment of used books and children’s books.