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400-acre property sale included in Monday's Roman Record

Monday’s Roman Record has details of several real estate transactions, including the sale of more than 400 acres, two separate parcels, between Morgan Dairy Road and Cave Spring Road south of Rome.

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Wednesday 08/27/2014
O'Charley's officially open today
Posted: August 27, 2014

A ribbon cutting announced the official opening of O'Charley's on Turner McCall Boulevard today and the newest restaurant in Rome is open for lunch today.

Foreclosure sale of 6 acres on Riverside Parkway won’t affect Chieftains Museum
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 10:45 am

Rome’s Greater Community Bank will conduct a foreclosure sale Sept. 2 for a little over six acres formerly owned by Chieftains Museum Inc., a nonprofit organization dissolved earlier this year.

Tuesday 08/26/2014
Rome Finance coming back to Broad Street by end of September
Posted: August 26, 2014

Rome Finance Co. is making a return to Broad Street.

Dr. Greta Dowling Flaherty now seeing primary care patients in West Rome
Posted: August 26, 2014

Greta Dowling Flaherty, D.O., a physician with the Floyd Primary Care network for the last year, is now seeing patients at 1501 Shorter Ave., Rome, formerly Dr. Keith Parmer’s office.

Monday 08/25/2014
Alfords take over Cartridge World
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 6:51 pm

Missy and Larry Alford, of Servicemaster by Twins,  have come to an agreement with Eric Labbe for the purchase of franchise, Cartridge World of Rome at 315 Riverside Parkway.
The couple hopes to have acquisition completed within 60 days. Missy Alford said she feels that the opportunity to take over the local franchise is exciting due to the fact that Labbe has done a great job of growing it in the Rome community over last 5 years.
Cartridge World of Rome can be reached at

Sunday 08/24/2014
Turner McCall experiencing a new-business renaissance
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 7:03 pm

While traffic on Turner McCall Boulevard and Shorter Avenue can be a nightmare on any given afternoon, commerce is also booming on the primary artery through the city.

Saturday 08/23/2014
Riverside Station to open at end of Broad Street
Posted: August 23, 2014

Downtown Rome merchant Barbara Ware, owner of Kaleido-Sno, is going to open a new eatery in the old Broad Street Gulf service station at 1 Broad St., right next to the South Broad bridge.

Pro Performance cuts ribbon on Broad Street facility
Posted: August 23, 2014

Pro Performance owners Tim Vicchrilli (with scissors) and his wife, Molly Vicchrilli, join their staff and Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce ambassadors for the formal ribbon-cutting Friday for the training facility at 100 Broad St.

Friday 08/22/2014
Georgia Highlands College recognizes outstanding faculty and staff members
Posted: August 22, 2014

Georgia Highlands’ greatest asset is its faculty and staff. At the recent annual in-service meeting, several employees were recognized for their contributions during the 2013-2014 academic year.

Thursday 08/21/2014
Cabela's opens in Acworth to huge crowd
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 2:58 pm

The new Cabela's outdoor outfitters store opened in Acworth Thursday morning with hundreds of outdoor enthusiasts lined up waiting to see the mammoth store.

Floyd County's unemployment rate increase matches trend across region
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 11:15 pm

An increase in the labor force coupled with a decline in the number of people drawing regular paychecks pushed Floyd County’s unemployment rate to 9 percent in July.

Voting open on the Rome News-Tribune Readers Choice Awards
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 11:35 am

The Rome News-Tribune Readers Choice Awards voting is a little different this year.

Wednesday 08/20/2014
Small Business Snapshot: North Georgia Trade Xchange
Posted: August 20, 2014

Connie Hulsey co-owner of North Georgia Trade Xchange along with Kenneth Hulsey, answers the questions for today’s Small Business Snapshot.

Updated: Woods puts a hold on relocation plans for Jazzy's Southern Cajun
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 4:34 pm

Restaurateur Natalie Woods said she's having to put her plans to relocate Jazzy's Southern Cajun and Catering on hold.  Tuesday, August 19, Woods said she was planning to move into the former Deano's Pizza building on Dean Avenue. But by Wednesday afternoon, those plans were, at best, on hold.

O’Charley’s on track to open next Wednesday
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 11:01 pm

O’Charley’s is expected to conduct its grand opening Wednesday at 11 a.m.

LaFayette Roper employees and officials watch and wait as GE and Electrolux acquisition dance continues
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 3:28 pm

The rumors of GE selling its appliance division, which includes Roper Corp. in LaFayette, that began about the time it held its annual stockholders meeting have intensified in recent weeks, as evident in this message posted on the company website:

Greater Rome CVB’s Farrer promoted to sales coordinator
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 11:36 am


Old Lindale mill could see new life, still holds a permit to withdraw water from Silver Creek
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 4:17 pm

Local officials are working with Arimathea Holdings, the owner of the former West Point Pepperell Mill property in Lindale, to attract a high-volume water-user.

Gordon-Floyd Joint Development Authority revived after nearly four years
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 1:12 am

The Gordon County/Floyd County Joint Development Authority is getting back to work again after a nearly four year hiatus. The panel last met in September 2010.

Citizens First Bank announces 2014 Jack Parker Scholarships
Posted: August 20, 2014

Citizens First Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, recently announced its 2014 Jack Parker Scholarship recipients. Among the recipients were Christopher ‘Chris’ Hill and Wilson ‘Wil’ Taylor. This year, 94 scholarships totaling $114,000 were awarded to children of Synovus team members. Scholarship funds are generated each year through team member donations and internal fundraising activities.