ATLANTA - A public-private partnership created to lead efforts to make Georgia the technology capital of the East Coast is getting involved in the farming business.
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.
Atlanta developers Justin Adams and Ryan Griffin have partnered with Charles Williams Real Estate in the hopes they can make a dent in the shortage of rental housing in Rome.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
ATLANTA — When the coronavirus pandemic struck Georgia in March of last year, no industry shut down harder or faster than hospitality.
ATLANTA - With first-time unemployment claims continuing to fall and more and more businesses reopening, the Georgia Department of Labor is shifting its focus to helping companies fill job openings.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Wednesday allowing restaurants to sell curbside takeaway alcoholic beverages and distillers to sell liquor on their premises in Georgia.
ATLANTA — A coastal Georgia nonprofit is challenging a plan by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to do away with seasonal limitations on dredging activities that have long protected sea turtles and other marine life.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development launched a multi-pronged campaign Monday to help the state’s tourism industry recover from losses suffered during the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA — First-time unemployment claims in Georgia fell last week, mirroring a nationwide trend as more Americans thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic get back on the job.
New fees instituted at the Walker Mountain Landfill starting on June 1 will round the prices to whole dollars to make the dumping process more efficient.
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.
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.
John and Christi Pike spent years as nearly full-time RV campers and the opportunity to acquire an RV park a couple of years ago was just too good to pass up.
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…
ATLANTA — The rate at which Atlanta-based Southern Co. and other utilities in the Southeast reduce carbon emissions will flatten during the coming decade, preventing them from reaching long-term zero-carbon goals.
Ball Corp. has agreed to purchase approximately 109 acres at the intersection of Ga. 53 and 140 for a mammoth regional distribution center.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The former top distiller at Jack Daniel’s announced on Tuesday that he and several partners are opening a new whiskey distillery near the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.
Rome leaders are still evaluating a couple of ordinances that could result in the suspension or nonrenewal of alcoholic beverage licenses.
ATLANTA — The Port of Savannah set an all-time record last month, handling nearly 500,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containerized cargo.
Rome’s Community Development Committee has agreed to include $125,000 in its 2021 Community Development Block Grant budget for major repairs at the Rebecca Blaylock Child Development Center, 608 Graham St. in West Rome.
Billy and Shannon Newby’s wine tasting room is scheduled to open on Tuesday, some six years after the family planted their first grapevines in West Rome.
ATLANTA — Two South Korean electric vehicle battery manufacturers reached an 11th-hour settlement to a trade dispute that was threatening an estimated 2,600 jobs in Georgia.
The new Ball Corp. aluminum cup plant off West Hermitage Road is fully operational and churning out as many as 700,000 beverage cups a day.
ATLANTA — Transportation planners may be able to use legislation the General Assembly passed recently originally aimed at freight rail to make more room for large cargo ships calling at the Port of Savannah.
ATLANTA — The Sierra Club filed an appeal Friday to a court decision upholding Georgia Power Co.’s plan to collect from customers $525 million in coal ash pond closure costs.
ATLANTA — Nearly 400,000 unemployed Georgians who filed claims with the state Department of Labor last year at this time are going to have refile with the agency to continue receiving benefits.
The kind of across-the-grid power failure that paralyzed Texas during a snowstorm this winter is unlikely to happen in Georgia.
Rome real estate agent Steve Graves has been appointed to a five-year term on the Georgia Real Estate Commission. Graves, an agent with Hardy Realty, will succeed Paul Brower, whose term expired in January.
Rome real estate agent Morgan Ayers is hoping the third time is the charm for his effort to sell the American Legion Post 5 property on Shorter Avenue.
After more than two decades of steeplechase racing in a bend of the Etowah River near Kingston, the Georgia Steeplechase is moving an exhibition racing event closer to metro Atlanta.
The latest report from the Georgia Department of Labor shows Rome’s unemployment rate dipped 0.6% to 4.1% in February.