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ATLANTA — Georgians reluctant to patronize bars during the coronavirus pandemic will be able to have adult beverages delivered to their homes under legislation Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law Monday.

Aundi Lesley, a native of Dallas, has been chosen as the next Downtown Development director for the city of Rome. Lesley’s first day on the job is expected to be Aug. 17.

Sitting in a wicker chair on the front porch of his office on Clocktower Hill, Billy Newby actually has the look of a wine master. The neatly pressed long sleeved shirt, in spite of 93-degree heat and 100% humidity, belied the butterflies in his stomach Tuesday as he waited for a meeting wit…

The two newest members of the Rome Floyd Chamber leadership team, Pam Powers-Smith and Thomas Kislat, are settling into their new roles and ready to help rejuvenate the local economy.

ATLANTA — The Georgia Ports Authority set a tonnage record during the last fiscal year despite the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Floyd Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatme…

Rome’s Historic Preservation Commission approved half of developer Wayne Robinson’s plans for renovations to the facade at 241 Broad St., but want more detail regarding the street level section.

Here’s my two cents on a number of things that I’d like to see happen in our community.

The field of applicants is set for Rome’s vacant executive director position at the Downtown Development Authority — with 30 candidates tossing their hats in the ring.

ATLANTA — Georgia’s energy regulating board voted narrowly Tuesday to let Georgia Power Co. recover from customers $7.7 million in costs associated with its response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Michelle Strickland, M.D., a sports and family medicine physician in the Floyd Primary Care network, is now a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

A mix of relief, fear and uncertainty has cropped up for business leaders and worker advocates in Georgia eyeing new protections for companies and hospitals against coronavirus-related lawsuits.

ATLANTA — With state tax collections running below expectations even before the coronavirus pandemic hit, supporters of legalized gambling in Georgia were optimistic they could finally prevail during the 2020 legislative session after years of failure.

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