A proposal to build 1.3 million square feet of warehouse space at a new business park in Bartow County is out for review by nearby counties that could be affected by the operations.
ATLANTA -- The two committees in the General Assembly in charge of drawing new congressional and legislative district lines this year have set the schedule for 10 remaining town hall hearings across Georgia.
As the aviation maintenance and repair industry ages, Georgia lawmakers are taking a long look at how the education system is preparing a new generation of aircraft mechanics and technicians.
ATLANTA — With COVID-19 vaccinations lagging in Georgia, a newly formed coalition launched an initiative Tuesday to convince unvaccinated Georgians to get tested for the virus.
Northwest Georgia 14th District Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene apologized late Monday for comparing mask requirements in the U.S. House of Representatives to the horrors of the Holocaust.
The restoration effort of an overgrown Euharlee cemetery where an estimated 300 Black Georgians were buried between 1830 and 1900 is underway.
In a rare move, three Rome City Commissioners objected Monday to a first reading of a proposed amendment to the Unified Land Development Code.
Rome and Floyd County will kick off a complete overhaul of its Unified Land Development Code with a public meeting at the Civic Center on Tuesday night from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
A series of virtual hearings designed for parents as well as child welfare workers will begin on June 25 as Georgia works to implement its recently revamped Child Abuse Prevention Plan.
The case against a Kennesaw man who is a suspect in the robbery of a Rome bank on May 28 has been transferred to North Carolina, where he is accused of committing two other bank robberies.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified the man killed by police after they say he shot a Cobb police officer on Sunday afternoon.
When brainstorming what she wanted to do for her Eagle Scout project, Coosa High graduate Kendall Buford looked towards her mom’s workplace: Redmond Regional Medical Center.
The lack of a full-time judge on the federal bench for the Northern District of Georgia Rome Division is something attorneys across the region hope will be resolved when the Biden administration fills two vacancies in the district.
Every once in a while, after working long and sometimes grueling shifts, after getting yelled at and spat on and occasionally having plastic cups thrown at him, Officer Brian Vaughan feels so worn down that he wonders if being a cop is still worth it.
ATLANTA — The double-barreled ugliness that was 2020 in America is reverberating in 2021 in a crime wave that has hit cities across the country, including Atlanta.
One more checkbox has been filled in concerning the merger of Floyd health care system and Atrium Health with a public hearing conducted at the Forum on Friday.
Ulta Beauty, a national cosmetics and beauty supply franchise will take the space vacated by Pier 1 Imports in the Riverbend Shopping Center and is expected to open sometime as early as October.
The first Resources and Opportunity for Minority Engagement Business Conference, billed as a one-stop-shop for businesses or prospective business owners.
An embattled Georgia county central to the state’s revision of its citizen arrest and hate-crimes laws is poised to get its first Black police chief.
The Rome Downtown Development Authority will carry a lot of new data to city commissioners as it seeks for a third time to win approval for an open container ordinance in the downtown district.
The number of people hospitalized as a result of a COVID-19 infection locally has been at an all time low since late last week.
“The metro drug task force has been busy and I’m glad to see it,” Commissioner Scotty Hancock said at the Floyd County Public Safety meeting Thursday.
Federal charges concerning the robbery of a SunTrust Bank in West Rome are anticipated after a Kennesaw man was charged with two bank robberies in Asheville, North Carolina.
Rome’s Public Works Committee has given the green light to City Engineer Aaron Carroll to draw up specifications for the River District streetscape to be used in design proposals.
Rome police and the fire marshal are seeking additional information about an arson at a convenience store at 1200 Martha Berry Highway.
ATLANTA — The state agency in charge of bond sales Wednesday approved the sale of nearly $1.1 billion in general obligation bonds to finance a variety of building projects.
Public health officials are urging Americans to step up their vaccination efforts as a small number of cases of the “delta” variant of COVID-19 have been detected in Georgia.
The Rome City school system will fund 28 additional teacher positions, using money replaced in its Fiscal Year 2022 budget from last year’s state austerity cuts.
The Floyd County Board of Elections recommended on Tuesday that interim Chief Elections Clerk Vanessa Waddell be appointed to the position on a permanent basis.
The Special Committee on Housing has agreed to submit a series of incentive recommendations to the Rome City and Floyd County commissions to help jump start new housing construction.
As cyclists arrived in Cave Spring and began setting up tents around Rolater Park, City Councilmember Joyce Mink said it was the first time it felt normal again in Cave Spring.
A county police captain was justified in his use of force when a man who had already fired on police officers in another incident ignored commands and grabbed a pistol, a letter from the Floyd County District Attorney stated.
Paddleboard racers started their three- and six-mile races paddling against the current of the Coosa and Etowah rivers, then finished by going with the flow of the Oostanaula and Coosa.