Walls are going up on the new six-court indoor tennis complex at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College. The center is slated to be open in advance of the Atlantic Coast Conference championships next April.
Following the investigation of a complaint against Neaton Rome Inc, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has forced the auto parts manufacturer to reinstate and pay an employee $13,133 in lost wages as the federal labor probe determined that Neaton terminated the employee in…
Cartersville-based Phoenix Air has been awarded a 10-year federal contract by the U.S. Department of State to provide air ambulance services and air passenger services for U.S. diplomatic missions around the world.
An evening at the movies has always been a great escape from the grind of daily life. This November, Rome will have another opportunity to celebrate the allure of the silver screen when the Rome International Film Festival brings together films and filmmakers from around the world to the cit…
RidgeBerry Property Management Company, a Rome-based company that launched in May 2017, is expanding its service offerings to meet the property management and real estate investment needs of Northwest Georgia.
Employees at Bekaert in Rome have been informed of plans to shut down a portion of the plant that could result in the loss of more than 50 jobs, IUE/CWA Local 83190 President Tim Horton has confirmed.
Floyd Medical held a ribbon-cutting recently for its new pediatrics practice at 402 N. Fourth Ave. Dr. Tyler Barnes and Dr. Elizabeth Smith provide care at the facility.
Goats are being used to clear overgrowth in order to provide a view of the river to the picnic areas behind State Mutual Stadium.
Building Department reports are indicating that 2019 has been a banner year for the construction of new single family homes in Rome and Floyd County.
Andrew Jones’ Evergreen Patio business has come a long way over the past decade. Founded in 2008 in a small woodworking shop at his home, Jones is one of Cave Spring’s newest businesses in a four-building campus on Mill Street, formerly the Cave Spring Hardware property.
A longtime effort to add a craft beer brewery to downtown Cartersville’s burgeoning restaurant and retail scene is nearing its culmination.
Ashley (Ellington) Garner will return to her former post as the executive director of the Community Foundation for Greater Rome. Garner served as the foundation's original chief executive for several years until leaving the position in May of 2018.
The Bartow County Fire Marshal has shut down the Magnuson Countryside Inn, 100 Georgia North Cir. in Adairsville for multiple violation of the Life Safety code.
At least 2,000 people who are not residents of the Cartersville/Adairsville area are spending the night in Bartow County every night of the year. The results of a major tourism study were presented to Adairsville and north Bartow County community leaders Thursday by Ellen Archer, executive d…
Coosa Valley Credit Union President and CEO Andy F. Harris has been nominated for an IMPACT Award by the Cartersville-Bartow Chamber. The IMPACT Awards are designed to recognize emerging leaders within the Chamber community.
Mary Miller of Mary Miller State Farm, 1340 Chattahoochee Drive in Rockmart, GA., announces the addition of Ken Greene, RN, LUTCF as its new Life, Health, Annuity and CD Product Specialist.
What is the purpose of your organization? To stop the suffering for Public Animal Welfare Services animals. We provide veterinary care and treatments, including parvo tests and surgeries. ARF also helps with providing food and supplies to PAWS.
Mark White, of the Fairbanks Co. in Rome, will serve a second year as chairman of the Greater Rome Existing Industries Association thanks to an amendment to the association’s bylaws approved on Wednesday.
Rome's Living & Giving Lifestyle, 401 Broad Street, owned and operated by Lisa Landry and Sheree White, has won a "Retailer Excellence Award" in the Store Events category.
Cloudland Canyon State Park in extreme Northwest Georgia has been honored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources with the agency's Natural Resource Enhancement Award.
Georgia Power’s Plant Hammond closed earlier this year after more than half a century of providing electric power to Georgians. Its coal ash ponds, left behind between Ga. 20 and the Coosa River, remain a major source of controversy between environmentalists and the utility.
Members of the Communications Workers of America picket outside of the AT&T truck lot on North Avenue. The CWA workers say they’ll continue to strike next week in protest of what they say is unfair treatment by the communications company, according to CWA member Jay Bird. According to a …
Dr. Jarrad Barber recently joined the Hand Center at Harbin Clinic Orthopedics where he will work closely with Dr. Stephen Klasson and a team of medical experts who are focused on the health of hands and upper extremities.
Floyd Medical Center has lost its appeal of a Department of Community Health decision to deny the hospital a certificate of need to provide open heart surgical services.
U.S. Army veteran Michael Reynolds served as a flight paramedic for 18 years before being medically retired in August 2012 following a traumatic brain injury in Iraq. For him, making the transition back to civilian life meant finding a new purpose. He found it in farming.
When local construction company executives flip the calendar to Jan. 1, they will have a whole new set of codes that govern construction to deal with. Georgia will officially start to enforce the 2018 International Building Code, the International Residential Code dealing with plumbing and m…
Lindsay Moates, FNP-BC, has joined Floyd Urgent Care in Cartersville as a nurse practitioner. She will see patients at 1328 Joe Frank Harris Highway.
World Energy revealed plans Friday to cease operations at its Rome plant, 555 W. Hermitage Road. Facilities in Natchez, Mississippi, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will also be shuttered.
In her 20 years in the banking industry, Greater Community Bank’s Chief Operating Officer Donna McEntyre has never seen the pace of change like it is today.
The Rome Noon Optimist Club celebrated its 60th year of continuous service to our community last December. At that time it was the largest Optimist Club in the State of Georgia. Monday, the District Governor will be in town Monday to officially induct the 100th member of the club.