NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slumping to a third straight loss as investors fret over poor economic news.
Jimmy Collins, former president and chief executive officer of Chick-fil-A will speak at Shorter University on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 9:30 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m. The event, hosted by adjunct instructor Rick Johnson’s Character Education class, will be held at the Robert H. Ledbetter College of Business. It is free and open to the public.
Jimmy John’s, the gourmet sandwich shop known for delivering orders, is set to open today at 11 a.m. after weeks of speculation, according to employees. The restaurant is in the corner of Charles Hight Square near the intersection of Turner McCall Boulevard and North Fifth Avenue. It is expected to have both indoor and outdoor seating.
Outgoing Assistant County Manager Noah Simon has no plans to hang a picture of Floyd County or keep a bauble from his old job at his new digs in Lexington, Virginia.
Heritage First Bank has three physical branches in Rome.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for August was 8.5 percent, down five-tenths of a percentage point from 9.0 percent in July. The rate in August of last year was 8.6 percent.
The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority organized and facilitated several tournaments and events this past weekend having a positive effect on the local economy.
Rome-based Big Time Products is growing again. The company is getting ready to start work on the addition of 5,000 square feet of office space to its corporate headquarters at 2 Wilbanks Road in Rome.
The Rome-Floyd Building Inspection office is currently reviewing plans for an expansion of the Applebee’s restaurant, 826 Turner McCall Blvd.
Matthew Avery and Cullen Elam have partnered to resurrect a modern day version of a business that Avery’s grandfather, Pat Avery, helped pioneer more than 50 years ago.
Dr. Jonathan Paxton, D.C., owner of Paxton Chiropractic LLC, answers the questions for today’s Small Business Snapshot.
ATLANTA – Job seekers in Cartersville and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to connect with businesses trying to fill current or future job openings during a career expo sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL). The expo will be held Thursday, Oct. 2, from 1-4 p.m. at the Clarence Brown Conference Center, located at 5450 State Route 20, Cartersville.
ATLANTA – Georgia is ranked sixth nationally and third in the Southeast for top job growth. With the creation of over 79,300 new jobs in the past 12 months, Georgia represents a strong 2.0 percent annual growth rate, which is higher than the nation’s average of 1.8 percent.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor 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 Friday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Career Center, 946 Appalachian Highway.
Hobby Lobby held its grand opening this morning and has been open Thursday since a soft opening.
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.
Larry Martin, the largest individual private property owner in Floyd County, is going to be abandoning 99 tracts as part of a court-approved reorganization plan to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
You don’t have to drive far across Rome and Floyd County to see the impact Cevian Design Lab is having on the community. It hasn’t always been that way.
ROME, Ga. – A Berry College biology professor has been re-appointed to the position of Associate of Invertebrate Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University.
A new report ranks Rome’s Heritage First Bank 40th among the top banks in the state.
Hobby Lobby opened at 9 a.m. Thursday for a soft opening. Its grand opening is scheduled for Monday.