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 — Initial unemployment claims filed in Georgia declined last week to 84,984, down 37,329 from the previous week, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s film industry remains among the world’s leaders despite the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on film and TV productions.
The Greater Rome Board of Realtors made a $2,500 donation to Plasma Therapy, a local nonprofit led by Rome radiologist Dr. Matt McClain.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is seeking public input through Thursday on the results and recommendations of the draft Statewide Transit Plan.
The fourth in a series of free tele-town halls for small business owners and entrepreneurs in Georgia is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Starting a new retail business while the area and entire nation remain in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t seem like the most likely thing an entrepreneur would want to do.
ATLANTA — A German auto parts manufacturer is bringing its first manufacturing plant in the Southeast to Northwest Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday.
Barnsley Resort President David Friederich pledged Thursday night to fill up a Bartow County Planning Commission meeting Aug. 3 with people opposed to the rezoning of more than 400 acres off Rock Fence Road.
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…
The Development Authority of Floyd County will not rush into a decision on an offer to buy property where a cell tower sits in the Floyd County Industrial Park off U.S. 27 South.
Rent rates for the new duplex apartments being built on Charlton Street in Summerville Park will be competitive, considering the quality of construction, according to Northwest Georgia Housing Authority Executive Director Sandra Hudson.
Workers with Baker Imaging LLC switch the signage of Hi Tech Fuels into a Citgo at the intersection of John Davenport Drive and Martha Berry Boulevard.
A grassroots group opposed to the potential for a mining operation on Rock Fence Road near the Barnsley Resort has scheduled a public meeting in downtown Adairsville for Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
More than 30 new coronavirus cases were detected in Floyd County over the weekend, reflecting a spike that's happening across the state and the nation.
COVID-19 may have slowed down some sectors of the local economy, but the real estate market is still showing vigorous activity six months or so into the pandemic.
Times-Journal Inc., parent company of the Rome News-Tribune, will begin printing six other Georgia newspapers at the company’s press facilities in Rome.
Walmart will require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam’s Club stores, making it the largest retailer to introduce such a policy.
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.
Gov. Brian Kemp is facing a Wednesday deadline to decide whether to extend social-distancing restrictions for businesses and other requirements put in place in Georgia amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Marglen Industries and Shorter University in Rome were among the early beneficiaries of the small business lending program aimed at minimizing layoffs during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
An entity called Yellowstone LLC is seeking to have property on Rock Fence Road between Adairsville and Barnsley Resort rezoned for future mining purposes.
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.