Lowe’s is hoping to fill at least 50 positions at a walk-in hiring event set for Wednesday at its regional distribution center off Ga. 140 in Floyd County.
Rome Floyd Chamber President and CEO Jeanne Krueger announced Tuesday her decision to step down from the post after just over two years of leadership during turbulent economic times.
Prices paid by U.S. consumers rose in September by more than forecast, resuming a faster pace of growth and underscoring the persistence of inflationary pressures in the economy. The consumer price index increased 0.4% from August, according to Labor Department data released Wednesday. Compared with a year ago, the CPI rose 5.4%, matching the largest annual gain since 2008. Excluding the ...
Businesses, nonprofit organizations, individuals and families can participate in the Downtown Development Authority’s Christmas-themed contest Sidewalk Santa Takeover.
ATLANTA — Across-the-board increases in tax collections fueled a 30.2% jump in state tax revenues last month over September of last year, the Georgia Department of Revenue reported Friday.
Housing developments in Floyd County, planned and proposed, are springing up at a rapid pace after years of a scarcity of available residences in an affordable price range.
The importance of getting an annual mammogram is one of the key messages of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For some women, genetic testing can also play a big role in detecting breast cancer and saving lives.
This week a giant in the mattress industry was laid to rest. Terry Spears, who grew two multimillion dollar mattress companies based in Floyd County, passed away Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.
The Rome Floyd Chamber held a ribbon cutting Friday for Flippie Hippie Boutique located at 404 Tribune St. The store sells “hippie and trendy finds picked with Love and Good Vibes.”
Kelly Vlass Culbertson, M.D., has been named Designated Institutional Official and Director of the Floyd Family Medicine Residency program.
Lillie Read, executive director of the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority, netted one of the 40 spots in the upcoming Appalachian Leadership Institute class.
Visa will expand its Georgia presence by opening a new hub in Midtown Atlanta, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Wednesday. The project is expected to create about 1,000 jobs in the metro region during the next several years.
So overgrown it looks as if nature has completely taken it over, a former manufacturing site in North Rome has the potential to be reused and reborn. In the quest for property to bring business to Rome and Floyd County, nothing’s completely off the table.
MARIETTA — Early in the pandemic, with supply chains snarled, American doctors and nurses wore garbage bags for gowns and reused their single-use surgical masks. It was a sign of the coronavirus’ deadly force, the speed with which it could fill a hospital. But it was also a sign of a country that had come to rely on others for critical supplies.
The Rome-Floyd County Development Authority and the Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce’s Greater Rome Existing Industries Association are partnering to recognize local industries with a “Manufacturing Day” celebration.
With the current contract between Wellstar Health System and United Healthcare set to expire next month, the ongoing dispute between the two healthcare giants has turned ugly.
LaGRANGE – News that a coalition of casino companies will be making a major push to expand gambling in Georgia has Aaron McCollough concerned.
Toles, Temple & Wright Inc. will be teaching in-person exam preparation courses for professionals working to obtain their Georgia real estate license.
The Rome-Floyd Development Authority board of directors approved the purchase of the Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital property during its monthly meeting Tuesday.
Three new retail stores are scheduled to open prior to the holiday shopping season at East Bend and Riverbend shopping centers on Turner McCall Boulevard.
Two events on the weekend of Sept. 11-12 highlight the roll Floyd County has been on this year, as sports tourism continues to thrive — even during a pandemic.
The Rome-Floyd County Development Authority announced Thursday the state has accepted their offer to buy the Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital property for $2.25 million, using SPLOST funds.
Rome Downtown Development Authority board members said they’re feeling good about the open container district trial period after seeing an increase in business over the first month.
Berry College's Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel adjacent to the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College showing progress. The 80-plus room hotel will be a custom designed three-story facility overlooking the six NCAA championship courts at the southeast corner of the tennis center. The hotel is…
A legislative committee looking for ways to improve rural Georgia’s economy was presented with discouraging statistics depicting losses in population, failing schools and inadequate health care.
Friday the Rome Floyd Chamber celebrated yet another business opening with a ribbon cutting at Smart Dollar, located at 1600 Shorter Ave. The business touts itself as a “miscellaneous store” with everything from household items to women’s apparel.
Family Savings Credit Union will host a grand opening celebration for its newest location on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 11:30 a.m. In addition, the Rome Floyd Chamber, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony during the event.