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Worker advocates in Georgia are pushing for further expansion of paid family leave after state lawmakers passed legislation to give state employees up to three weeks of time off following the birth of a child.

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Toles, Temple & Wright, Inc. announced that real estate agent Wendy Lignell has completed the necessary training and curriculum to receive her Accredited Buyer’s Representative designation from the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. ABRs represent a select group of Realtors who focus on …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hit by a cyberattack, the operator of a major U.S. fuel pipeline said Monday it hopes to have services mostly restored by the end of the week as the FBI and administration officials identified the culprits as a gang of criminal hackers.

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ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp vetoed legislation Monday that would have created the position of chief labor officer within the Georgia Department of Labor.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s business community is asking the state to suspend federal unemployment benefits Congress approved during the coronavirus pandemic to incentivize out-of-work Georgians to fill jobs that are going begging.

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The Rome Floyd Chamber has launched Rise & Thrive 2025, a new campaign to spur growth. The initiative could be called a successor to the old Partners in Prosperity program, which lasted from 2005 through 2019.

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Seven you professionals have been named to the 2021 Exceptional 7 Young Professionals by the Rome Floyd Chamber. They are Krista Lovering, Strom Mull, Leah Mayo, Amanda Farrell, Xaivier Ringer, Ford Knight and Emilia Jackson are being honored as the chamber's Exceptional Seven for 2021.

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ATLANTA — Georgia Power Co. has achieved two important milestones in the construction of two additional nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, the Atlanta-based utility announced Monday.

For the second year, local real estate agent Heath Rogers of Toles, Temple & Wright, Inc. will be hosting Community Shred Day in partnership with Georgia Secure Shred. This year’s “spring cleaning” event will again be offered free of charge, and takes place Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. t…

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Rome Cinemas on Alabama Highway has been put on the market, but any sale will be contingent on the complex not being used for a movie theater going forward.

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