Two large timber deals were completed last week according to deeds filed in the Floyd County courthouse. Salmon Timberland sold a 493-acre tract off Floyd Springs Road to Circle W Ranch for $1.03 million while Hancock Timberland transferred a 197-acre parcel off Ervin Coker Road north of Ga. 140 to the Morris Law Firm LLC for $293,000.
Hobby Lobby opened at 9 a.m. Thursday for a soft opening. Its grand opening is scheduled for Monday.
Floyd County's unemployment initial claims dropped by slightly over 50 percent in August when compared with July and over 20 percent compared with August 2013.
Kroger is hiring 2,000 permanent employees in its Atlanta division, including 14 for the Rome store and 12 in Cartersville. The Atlanta division includes stores in Georgia, eastern Alabama and South Carolina.
Rome, Ga. — Six Shorter University students have recently been named as officers of the university’s chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Society.
The rebound of the automotive industry is fueling yet another expansion of the Neaton Rome plant at 1635 Technology Parkway.
Rome’s gross domestic product ranked 362 out of 381 metropolitan areas across the country for last year, but an economics professor says it’s not because the area is doing poorly — it’s because we’re one of the smallest metropolitan areas in the group.
Dozens of Leadership Georgia participants will be visiting Rome from Thursday through Saturday.
Atlanta Postal Credit Union announced the promotion of Lydia Bezeau to Branch Manager of APCU’s Floyd County Branch temporarily located at 101 Elliott Drive, Suite E, Rome, GA 30165.
Fifteen new faculty from varying educational experiences and backgrounds joined Georgia Highlands College this semester.
Harley Gambrell, owner of Etowah Insurance Group Inc., answers the questions for today’s Small Business Snapshot.
The Rome City Schools picked up additional property off North Avenue in a deal with Vend-Rite, according to real estate transactions that will appear in Monday’s Roman Record.
Romans will notice a new sign at Ace Hardware on Turner McCall Boulevard today.
Drive down Broad Street on any given evening, particularly a Friday or Saturday, and it can be more than a little challenging to find a place to park near your favorite restaurant.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will be in Rome on Friday for a meet and greet with the public.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is a leading executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — That rain on the plain that saturated Montana's malt barley crop in late August could be tears in the beer of American brewers in 2015.
Donna Daugherty, a well-respected member of Georgia Highlands College, retired Sept.1. She will be remembered fondly for her remarkable career, meaningful contributions and dedicated leadership. Her service, which remained steady through many leadership transitions, was greatly appreciated and will be missed.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) will host a special recruitment for job seekers who qualify for OJT, a federal on-the-job training program to help get unemployed workers back into the labor force. The recruitment will be held Thursday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cedartown Career Center, 262 North Park Blvd.
Following Monday’s announcement that Electrolux has offered $3.3 billion, in cash, to purchase GE’s appliance division, the fate of Roper, a wholly owned GE subsidiary, its LaFayette plant and employees is unknown.