When she was working as a cashier this summer at a Walmart store in Northeast Philadelphia, a 20-year-old woman said she would see customers wearing their masks under their chins or not wearing one at all, but "it didn't make sense to make a whole big scene," especially if the line at her re…
The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that Rome had 154 fewer people on a payroll in August than in July, yet the unemployment rate dropped by 2.4%.
Revenue generated by the local tourism industry that goes to the promotions agency is running is running about 10% behind budget, but approximately $26,000 ahead of last year.
Floyd President and CEO Kurt Stuenkel has named Kenneth Jones, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer. The announcement comes nearly six months after the veteran physician was named interim CMO.
An Xfinity Store is one of the latest additions to the East Bend shopping center under construction in Rome.
About three quarters of the country’s movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly.
Hospitals in the United States are charging private insurers 2.5 times what they get paid under the government Medicare program for the same services, according to a study released Friday.
After meeting so many mothers talking about their experiences with their babies going into the neonatal intensive care unit, Cheeky Baby owner Mary Andersen decided to figure out a way to show support to the families.
The Greater Rome Home Builders Association held the group’s annual meeting on Thursday night and installed new officers to lead the organization into 2021. The GRHBA Board of Directors includes Larry Maxey (from left), Phillip Burkhalter, Connie Williams, Mark Autry, Sammy Bartley-president,…
The Rome-Floyd County Development Authority approved the issuance of $38 million in bonds for one of two expansion projects at the Ball Corp. plant on Tuesday.
Tourism is a multimillion dollar industry in Rome and Floyd County, and few industries have been hit as hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The lingering nature of the coronavirus has industry leaders scratching their heads about the future.
ATLANTA — Initial unemployment claims in Georgia fell below 100,000 last week for the sixth week in a row, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
Coosa Valley Credit Union was recently honored with four MAC awards in the marketing, advertising, branding and community engagement categories from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions.
ATLANTA — Georgia tax collections rose in August for the second month in a row after three straight months of declines at the height of the coronavirus-driven business lockdown.
Data mining through the monthly reports from the Georgia Department of Labor show that slightly more than one in five people in the local labor force have received first-time unemployment assistance this year.
The Rome-Floyd Planning Commission is recommending approval of a rezoning request near Summerville Park for a set of four duplexes.
Rome’s new Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Aundi Lesley is excited about the opportunity to have a role in the ongoing renaissance of downtown Rome.
ATLANTA — The Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project remains on schedule, Georgia Power Co. reported in a filing with the state Public Service Commission this week.
A group in Birmingham, Alabama, has purchased the former Hardee’s restaurant at 2300 Shorter Ave. and is seeking to develop a new Starbucks coffee shop on the site.
Starting this month, Redmond Regional Medical Center will open up their main entrance for all designated visitors from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m seven days a week.
A group of Floyd County Prison inmates will have the opportunity to enter the workforce with significant new skills thanks to a partnership with the Technical College System of Georgia.
Small business owners across the region have yet another source of financial assistance during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to a grant from the federal government.
Rome’s unemployment rate ticked up by 0.1% in July to 7.1% and, according to data from the state Department of Labor, the increase could be attributed to more people entering the workforce.
A couple of restaurant buildings that have been vacant in Rome may not be empty much longer.
ATLANTA - Georgia will receive nearly $3.3 million from a multi-state settlement with Honda Motor Co. over allegations the carmaker concealed safety issues stemming from defective front airbags, Attorney General Chris Carr announced Tuesday.
ATLANTA — Unemployed Georgians will soon begin receiving enhanced federal unemployment benefits that were cut off at the end of last month when the program expired, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday.
Cave Spring and Cedartown are among the 13 communities that will share more than $75,000 in tourism product development funds through an Explore Georgia grant.
Toles, Temple and Wright partnered with Chicken Salad Chick to bring feed the teams at Rome Health and Rehabilitation Center and Winthrop Health and Rehabilitation recently.
Ole Tymer BBQ celebrated its 36th anniversary in Rome and Floyd County last week and is going strong in spite of the COVID-19 health emergency.
R. Randall Rollins, a Berry College trustee and benefactor whose family ranch in Cartersville forced a shift in the path of the 411 Connector, has died. He was 88.
While the number of new claims for unemployment assistance continues to fall across Northwest Georgia, they remain staggeringly higher than a year ago.
A variance in the required length of road frontage is expected to clear the way for a new Dollar General on a vacant parcel at 10 Redmond Road.