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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

Family Savings Credit Union held a grand opening celebration for its newest location on Tuesday in an event hosted by the Rome Floyd Chamber.

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…

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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.

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