ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is proposing to streamline the processing of business license applications to help the state’s economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
A parking lot on Third Street could be developed with townhouses under a rezoning application up for review by the Rome-Floyd Planning Commission
Dutton Construction crews peeled the facade off the old Master Antiques building at 241 Broad St. on Thursday under the watchful eye of building owner Wayne Robinson.
Floyd County recorded five new COVID-19 cases Thursday, as Gov. Brian Kemp allowed his statewide shelter-in-place order to expire at midnight.
To borrow a phrase from just about any emergency dispatch center across the region, the reopening of Georgia’s economy seems to be on a slow roll.
A man who loved his work, his community and his life has made the difficult decision to close his barbershop after 60 years of serving Rome.
ATLANTA — A new study by Georgia State University economists shows a strong correlation between Americans unemployed due to coronavirus and those likely to be displaced by automation after the pandemic is over.
Work crews can be seen replacing the faded Floyd Medical Center signs on the main building of the Turner McCall Boulevard hospital on Thursday as seen from the Second Avenue side of the facility in the heart of Rome.
A former Atlanta entrepreneur presented plans for a business incubator and accelerator in the River District to the Rome Redevelopment Committee Wednesday.
Atlanta hotelier John Patel may convert about half the rooms at the old Skytop Holiday Inn off U.S. 411 and Chateau Drive to mini-apartments.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — With staff wearing masks, checking customers' temperatures and using disposable paper place mats, some of the nation's restaurants reopened for dine-in service Monday as states loosened more coronavirus restrictions. But many eateries remained closed amid safety concerns…
ATLANTA — While many Georgia businesses have struggled during the weeks since the coronavirus pandemic took hold, Amazon is expanding its already robust presence in the state.
A Facebook post by Marglen Industries stated they would take plastic bottles an aluminum cans while the Rome Floyd County recycling center is closed. The post stated people can drop off the items in their recycling trailer in the front parking lot of Marglen Industries at 1748 Ward Mountain Rd.
Some Rome businesses jumped at the opportunity to reopen Friday while others are slow-walking their reopening after more than a month away from the job during the COVID-19 shelter in place order.
A Rome businessman is proposing a 10 to 12 unit townhouse development at 603 East Sixth Ave., at the intersection of East Sixth Avenue and East Third Street.
ATLANTA — Restaurants across Georgia will be allowed to reopen dine-in areas starting Monday, more than three weeks after Gov. Brian Kemp imposed a shelter-in-place order shutting them down.
With unemployment claims rolling in during the end of March, Floyd County’s jobless rate rose to 4.4%, according to Georgia Department of Labor figures.
ATLANTA — A frequently asked question since Gov. Brian Kemp announced some businesses will be allowed to reopen in Georgia this Friday is how people are supposed to get a haircut while practicing social distancing.
ATLANTA — State energy regulators are rolling out the rules that will govern the deployment of broadband service to communities in rural Georgia.
Southeastern Mills is donating nearly $100,000 to local food banks and organizations that are supporting communities and retail and food service workers across the country.
Seventy-one units of convalescent plasma already have been sent to area hospitals with patients battling COVID-19, Blood Assurance officials said Tuesday.
A number of business owners are taking advantage of the down time during the statewide shelter place orders to do some extended spring cleaning and spruce up of their shops.
ATLANTA — Small businesses in Georgia and across the country were left in limbo Thursday when the U.S. Senate adjourned without approving a new round of economic stimulus funding to help offset losses from the coronavirus pandemic.
The new Rome Floyd Chamber director of business and industry services has yet to settle into a physical office because of the COVID-19 emergency.
ATLANTA — Public transit systems across Georgia will receive $522.2 million from the federal economic stimulus package Congress passed late last month, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday.
Local financial institutions have had all hands on deck helping local small businesses put together loan applications for assistance from the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act.
While it is anything but business as usual in Rome during the COVID-19 health crisis, the real estate industry is still moving briskly as agents find innovative ways to showcase both business and residential properties to prospective buyers.
A second-generation restaurateur out of the metro Atlanta area, Bill Lin, has purchased the former Sonny’s BBQ building in West Rome.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s utility regulating board voted Tuesday to extend the suspension of service disconnections Georgia Power Co. began last month in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Reports have come in and AT&T's website has verified that there's been a wireless network issue in the area of Polk County affecting customers.
It wasn’t too many years ago that the Rome Floyd Chamber started a campaign to market Rome and Floyd County as a wonderful retirement community.
With bank lobbies closed, the drive-thru was a long wait on Friday during the lunch hour. All three lanes at Truist, formerly SunTrust, were backed out onto East First Avenue frequently Friday afternoon.
Rome Community Development officials have learned the city will receive an additional Community Development Block Grant allocation of $258,026 as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act stimulus.
Over the last few weeks, people over the age of 65 have been instructed to limit contact with the public and to stay in their 天天乐棋牌s as much as possible to avoid being exposed to the coronavirus.