Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines (updated)

Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines (updated)

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. March. 5, 2015 | Marietta Daily Journal WellStar CEO talks future, Emory merger Read more. March 5, 2015 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive! Neely Young: Immigration reform a must Read more. MarchRead more

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Today’s Heritage First Headlines: Winter weather advisory in effect until 10 tonight. Tractor Supply, Bojangle’s coming to Summerville. Labor force tops 40,000

Today’s Heritage First Headlines: Winter weather advisory in effect until 10 tonight. Tractor Supply, Bojangle’s coming to Summerville. Labor force tops 40,000

Ware Mechanical forecast Winter weather advisory remains in effect from 6 this morning through 10 tonight. Sleet should begin by 1 p.m.; freezing rain possible later today. Black ice also a concern.  Please see our website for the latest updates. Headlines: Look for Tractor Supply to open soon in Summerville off U.S. 27 in formerRead more

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Rome/Floyd tops 40,000-job milestone — and did so earlier than most knew. Georgia’s jobless rate lowest in almost seven years.

Rome/Floyd tops 40,000-job milestone — and did so earlier than most knew. Georgia’s jobless rate lowest in almost seven years.

  There’s probably some high fives being passed around town in the business community today has Rome/Floyd County’s work force has finally hit the 40,0000-job mark. Then again, revised reports from the Georgia Department of Labor show we hit said milestone during the final months of 2014 and even retreated a bit in January ofRead more

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Look for Tractor Supply to open soon in Summerville off U.S. 27 in former Bi-Lo spot

Look for Tractor Supply to open soon in Summerville off U.S. 27 in former Bi-Lo spot

  Tractor Supply is coming to Summerville, taking over nearly 21,300 square feet in the one-time home of Bi-Lo in Hurley Crossing near the new Bojangles, according to The Construction Journal. Bids on renovating the store are due by noon March 18. Tractor Supply has been growing in Northwest Georgia since the opening of theRead more

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It’s almost ‘Bo Time’ in Summerville; Bojangle’s opens March 11

It’s almost ‘Bo Time’ in Summerville; Bojangle’s opens March 11

Our companion story today about Tractor Supply’s new store reminds us of another opening just across the street. Summerville’s first Bojangle’s Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits opens at 5 a.m. next Wednesday, March 11. Rome developer Wayne Robinson is partnering with longtime associate Robert Sturdivant to open the store in the former home of Taco BellRead more

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Downtown Rome ‘We Validate’ campaign designed to ‘increase parking options’ for customers.

Downtown Rome ‘We Validate’ campaign designed to ‘increase parking options’ for customers.

Media release: The Downtown Development Parking Office announces the launch of the “We Validate” campaign for parking in downtown. The purpose of the program is to increase parking options for customers by offering parking validations for parking off of Broad Street.  Parking Services Manager Becky Smyth explains the benefits of the new program: “Our parkingRead more

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Obituaries: Services Friday for Benjamin Anderson. Notices for William Carrington, Larry Ferguson, John Groves, Winford Hicks, Ora McAbee and Gennie Smith

Obituaries: Services Friday for Benjamin Anderson. Notices for William Carrington, Larry Ferguson, John Groves, Winford Hicks, Ora McAbee and Gennie Smith

Benjamin Scott Anderson, Jan. 15, 1988-March 2, 2015 Mr. Benjamin Scott Anderson, age 27, of Rome passed away at a local hospital Monday, March 2, 2015. Mr. Anderson was born in Rome, GA on January 15, 1988 son of Terrie Gowens Walls and David Anderson. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, WayneRead more

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Health briefs: ‘Cartersville has Heart’ run/walk Saturday. ‘Advo 101′ is Friday. ‘Tools for Independence’ set for March 19

Health briefs: ‘Cartersville has Heart’ run/walk Saturday. ‘Advo 101′ is Friday. ‘Tools for Independence’ set for March 19

Saturday: Cartersville Medical Center, along with Georgia Bone & Joint Surgeons, Harbin Clinic and Georgia Highlands College, will host the second annual “Cartersville Has Heart 5k”  at Georgia Highlands College Student Center.  The event is designed to promote fitness and increase overall awareness of the signs and symptoms of heart disease, while supporting the local non-profitRead more

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Georgia Health News: Court case affects Atlantan, millions of others

Georgia Health News: Court case affects Atlantan, millions of others

 For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: By Andy Miller, Georgia Health News Benjamin Wills of Atlanta is among the more than 400,000 Georgians receiving a subsidy to afford health insurance in the Affordable Care Act exchange. read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry’s Chanlir Segarra up for national honors. Lady Hawks move to round two of GSC tournament. Baseball updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry’s Chanlir Segarra up for national honors. Lady Hawks move to round two of GSC tournament. Baseball updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report   Chanlir Segarra of Berry College has been named a finalist for the prestigious Jostens Trophy, announced the Rotary Club of Salem, Va. The club is responsible for the initial review of annual nominations and narrowed the pool to 10 men’s and 10 women’s finalists. The Jostens Trophy is awarded toRead more

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Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores: ‘U’ for popular Cartersville spot

Public Health restaurant inspection scores: ‘U’ for popular Cartersville spot

Floyd County OLE TYMER BBQ ARMUCHEE  4534 MARTHA BERRY HWY ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: March 4, 2015 Score: 82, Grade: B Bartow County BRUSTER’S  183 CHEROKEE PL CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: March 4, 2015 Score: 93, Grade: A CRACKER BARREL  5631 HWY 20 CARTERSVILLE, GA 30120 View inspections: March 4, 2015 Score: 64,Read more

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Second Annual Rome Community HeART Project winners are Pepperell students Ashleigh Bradford and Olivia Escutia

Second Annual Rome Community HeART Project winners are Pepperell students Ashleigh Bradford and Olivia Escutia

  Media release: Throughout February, Redmond Regional Medical Center teamed up with Rome Area Council for the Hearts for the Second Annual Rome Community HeART Project. Fifteen large concrete hearts were decorated by local artists and displayed throughout Downtown Rome and at Redmond. These hearts provided a way for artists to help spread heart health awareness duringRead more

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Wednesday Heritage First Headlines: 71 and rain today; sleet by Thursday. Closer look at Avatron theme park concept.

Wednesday Heritage First Headlines: 71 and rain today; sleet by Thursday. Closer look at Avatron theme park concept.

New since our morning updates: Second Annual Rome Community HeART Project winners are Pepperell students Ashleigh Bradford and Olivia Escutia Weather: 65 so far today; 30% chance of thunderstorms this afternoon, evening. Latest state business headlines from Georgia Trend. Updates from Floyd County Jail and Bartow County Jail. Ware Mechanical forecast -The start of twoRead more

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Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

Bartow County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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