Today’s business updates from Georgia Trend

Today’s business updates from Georgia Trend

The latest from GEORGIA TREND: Click here for more: Below are today’s top business and political stories from sources around the state of Georgia. Nov. 28, 2014 | Atlanta Business Chronicle Georgia No. 5 in U.S. in job creation Read more. Nov. 28, 2014 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution Metro Atlanta jobless rate falls to 7 percent ReadRead more

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Floyd County Jail reports for Nov. 28

Floyd County Jail reports for Nov. 28

4 a.m. 8 a.m. No new reports. 8 p.m.  

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Bartow County Jail reports, Nov. 28

Bartow County Jail reports, Nov. 28

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: LakePoint Chick-fil-A due Jan. 22. Hardee’s three weeks off. Weekend events. Cool, sunny, high of 48.

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: LakePoint Chick-fil-A due Jan. 22. Hardee’s three weeks off. Weekend events. Cool, sunny, high of 48.

Ware Mechanical forecast: Cool but sunny, high of 48; slightly warmer Saturday, Sunday. Headlines: Business Friday: LakePoint’s Chick-fil-A due Jan. 22. Japan’s counsul general tours Miura Boiler’s Rockmart campus. Business Hardee’s in Rome looks close but still around three weeks off. Restaurants Weekend: Disco Party at Brewhouse to help 2014 Toys for Tots campaign. Euharlee’sRead more

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Business Friday: LakePoint’s Chick-fil-A due Jan. 22. Japan’s counsul general tours Miura Boiler’s Rockmart campus

Business Friday: LakePoint’s Chick-fil-A due Jan. 22. Japan’s counsul general tours Miura Boiler’s Rockmart campus

  LakePoint’s Chick-fil-A opens Jan. 22: The retail side of what’s happening at LakePoint Sporting Community and Town Center is really coming together. With many of the campus sporting venues wrapping up hugely successful first full seasons, drawing thousands to Emerson, the retail side is beginning to grow. One of the first, Chick-fil-A, will openRead more

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Hardee’s in Rome looks close but still around three weeks off

Hardee’s in Rome looks close but still around three weeks off

  And the sign on the door says . . .: Motorists on Turner McCall spotted a small sign on the door to the new Hardee’s on Wednesday and probably were curious about what it said. The answer: “Opening soon.” The store is just about ready to open but some last-minute needs remain including theRead more

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Weekend: Disco Party at Brewhouse to help 2014 Toys for Tots campaign. Euharlee’s Festival of Trees premieres. Sunday: Shorter’s Feaste of Caroles

Weekend: Disco Party at Brewhouse to help 2014 Toys for Tots campaign. Euharlee’s Festival of Trees premieres. Sunday: Shorter’s Feaste of Caroles

  Saturday: Disco Party for Toys for Tots, from 8 p.m. until midnight at Brewhouse Music & Grill, Broad Street in Rome. Robert Smyth, former K-98 morning show co-host, will be spinning all of the hits. Your $10 admission will help make Christmas for some children who wouldn’t have one without your help. Donate or forRead more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Cool but sunny; slightly warmer Saturday, Sunday

Ware Mechanical forecast: Cool but sunny; slightly warmer Saturday, Sunday

The forecast:  Friday: Sunny, with a high near 48. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29. Calm wind. Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. South windRead more

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Norman’s No-Nos: Alabama tops Auburn with an iron fist. Finally, Tech beats the Dawgs

Norman’s No-Nos: Alabama tops Auburn with an iron fist. Finally, Tech beats the Dawgs

By Norman Arey I finally rallied for a fairly decent week, picking 12 of 15 and running my season mark to 149-46. I’m glad the end is drawing nigh. Happy Thanksgiving.  FRIDAY Arkansas at Missouri – This a marvelous Black Friday game and worthy of national attention. Missouri will represent the SEC East in theRead more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Cartersville, Calhoun ready for tonight’s round three action. Norman’s No-Nos: Alabama, Georgia Tech get the Ws

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Cartersville, Calhoun ready for tonight’s round three action. Norman’s No-Nos: Alabama, Georgia Tech get the Ws

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report Sandy Creek (11-1) v. Cartersville (11-1) John McClellan’s prediction: Cartersville wins by 1.  Listen live on 1450 AM Follow the Hurricanes on Twitter / WBHF on Twitter Elbert County (9-3) at Calhoun (12-0) John McClellan’s prediction: Calhoun wins by 8.  Listen live at WEBS  Follow Calhoun on Twitter. High School football JohnRead more

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Advocates for Children to benefit from #Giving Tuesday

Advocates for Children to benefit from #Giving Tuesday

  Media release: On Tuesday, Advocates for Children will be participating in the global #GivingTuesday campaign calling on the help of friends, families, and concerned community members to help raise $20,000. #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together forRead more

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Based on the car count alone, these 6 p.m ‘gray Thursday’ sales are working

Based on the car count alone, these 6 p.m ‘gray Thursday’ sales are working

  Even 45 minutes before the first “event” of the extended Black Friday sales push, the parking lots of the East Rome Walmart were swollen. Some were dashing in for last-minute needs for the holiday; others were anxious to get their hands on the first round of bargain prices as Black Friday gave way toRead more

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Jobless rate drops slightly in Floyd, Gordon, Chattooga; up a bit in Bartow, Polk. Lowest in the region: 6.8% in Bartow

Jobless rate drops slightly in Floyd, Gordon, Chattooga; up a bit in Bartow, Polk. Lowest in the region: 6.8% in Bartow

    Overview: October’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in Floyd, Gordon and Chattooga counties but rose in Bartow and Polk counties when compared to September totals, according to Georgia Department of Labor.  Bartow continued to have the region’s lowest jobless rate; Chattooga, the highest. Almost 10,800 Northwest Georgians were classified as unemployed last month. A county-by-county snapshot shows:Read more

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Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Happy Thanksgiving! New store in Rome, maybe in Cartersville.  Ready for winter?

Today’s headlines courtesy of Heritage First Bank: Happy Thanksgiving! New store in Rome, maybe in Cartersville. Ready for winter?

Hometown Headlines wishes you and yours a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving day and weekend.We thank you for sharing some of your time with us every day of the year. Ware Mechanical forecast: Sunny but cooler this Thanksgiving Day with a high of 49 and low of 25. We’ll see highs in the 60s byRead more

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Retail: American Freight Furniture coming to West Rome next month; ALDI scouts site in Cartersville

Retail: American Freight Furniture coming to West Rome next month; ALDI scouts site in Cartersville

American Freight Furniture, which has a store in Chattanooga, is coming to Westside Village Shopping Center in West Rome. Harvey-Given Co,, the center managers, announced the lease. American Freight will occupy more than 30,000 square feet in the spot once home to Winn-Dixie. The company, with more than 100 stores, sells home décor and furniture. The company wasRead more

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