A second Pick O’ Deli cafeteria location will be going into the former Fuddruckers building at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Highway and Riverside Parkway. Jimmy Turner, owner of the cafeteria, closed on the purchase of the building Monday and is hoping to have the restaurant open ea…
Calhoun Times Managing Editor Daniel Bell tendered his resignation Monday and Catherine Edgemon at the Walker County Messenger has been named interim managing editor.
ATLANTA — A recent court ruling awarding monetary damages to neighbors of a North Carolina industrial hog farm is stirring interest among Georgia agribusiness organizations in renewing a push to update the state’s Right to Farm Act.
Today is Small Business Saturday, an initiative of American Express to follow on the heels of Black Friday, the traditional start of the Christmas shopping season.
ATLANTA — Atlanta-based The Home Depot has agreed to pay a $17.5 million settlement with 46 states including Georgia over a 2014 data breach
A second Pick O’ Deli cafeteria location will be going into the former Fuddruckers building at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Highway and Riverside Parkway.
ATLANTA — Telecom companies are ready and willing to invest tens of millions of dollar extending broadband service into rural Georgia, telecom executives told members of the Georgia Public Service Commission last week.
Add the Cave Spring City Council to the list of local governments recognizing the need for affordable housing.
Hard times have returned to the nation's toilet paper aisles. With coronavirus cases and lockdowns once again on the rise, shoppers are reverting to the panic-buying patterns of the early days of the pandemic. In response, grocery companies such as Target, Kroger and Albertsons have reinstated purchase limits on toilet paper, paper towels and cleaning supplies. But this time, the grocery ...
ATLANTA — Georgia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5% last month, the lowest since the coronavirus pandemic broke out last March, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
The Georgia Economic Developers Association recognized the Development Authority of Gordon County for an “outstanding achievement in the location/expansion of business in Georgia” at its annual awards luncheon on Monday.
One very special category of American veterans are getting some equally specialized assistance as they transition to life outside of the military.
Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan will lead the state’s first Virtual Business and Education Summit, hosted by Floyd County Schools’ College and Career Academy on Dec. 1.
ATLANTA — First-time unemployment claims in Georgia fell significantly last week, continuing a downward trend that has helped the state Department of Labor catch up with a backlog of claims.
Beginning Monday, licensed child care providers will be eligible to seek another round of coronavirus aid from the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Tuesday that TEKLAS, a Turkish advanced research and development, manufacturing company and supplier of electric vehicle (EV) parts, will invest $6.5 million in opening their first North American facility and headquarters in Gordon County, delivering 120 jobs to Calhoun.
The Christmas holiday shopping season is always a big boost for retailers. This year, it could be more important than ever, given the problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic of the last eight months.
Berry College and Rome officials held ceremonial groundbreaking festivities Monday for a new Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel adjacent to the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
A ride over the backroads in western Floyd and Polk counties as well as sections of Cherokee, DeKalb, Calhoun and Jackson counties in Alabama makes it pretty clear it’s cotton pickin’ time. The 2020 crop looks like it’s going to produce a bumper harvest.
Work on a new $22 million, 12-inch natural gas pipeline through Rome to the International Paper plant in Coosa is slated to get underway in mid-November.
ATLANTA — Georgia tax collections rose by 1.8% in October, building on a positive first quarter for the state as businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic continued to reopen.
More than 80 Georgia hospitals will receive lower reimbursements from Medicare because of their high rates of patient readmissions.
Floyd Medical Center’s first robot-assisted surgery took place Wednesday using the groundbreaking da Vinci Xi Surgical System.
Dr. Charles Edward McBride has been named the chief medical informatics officer for Harbin Clinic. The new appointment is an expansion of McBride’s current role as chief medical officer.
A Bartow County developer, Dennis Graham of Graham Commercial Contractors, is seeking to build 519 single-family homes as Phase 2 of The Stiles community, which is nestled between Cartersville and Euharlee.
The Rome-Floyd Planning Commission will review an application for a cell tower in Armuchee along Martha Berry Boulevard at their Thursday meeting.
Much to the surprise of no one, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the tourism and hospitality industries in Rome and Floyd County.
ATLANTA — Georgia Power Chairman, President and CEO Paul Bowers will retire next April after more than a decade leading the Atlanta-based utility, the company announced Thursday.
The Northwest Georgia Housing Authority is still waiting on formal approval to take over management of the Cave Spring Housing Authority and its operations.
The joint Rome/Floyd County Solid Waste Commission is going to take a long look at finances and a new rate study before the end of the year.
The U.S. economic recovery's strength has consistently surprised over the past several months, thanks in part to steadfast consumer finances that were underpinned by robust government aid and ultra-low interest rates. Three months ago, economists were penciling in third-quarter growth at an annualized 18%. The latest Bloomberg survey of economists now shows a median projection almost double that ...
A new audit report from all Floyd Healthcare Management properties shows the three hospitals received over $21 million in CARES Act funding.
Activity at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in Rome is worth about $14.5 million a year to the local economy, according to a new report by the Georgia Department of Transportation.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s deep-water ports are recovering quickly after taking some hits during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the Georgia Ports Authority said Thursday.
Business, industry, education and healthcare sectors in Rome and Floyd County have all suffered to one degree or another during the COVID-19 pandemic.