Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines

Georgia Trend’s latest business headlines

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. July 28, 2015 | Georgia Health News Mega-merger would bolster Blue Cross here Read more. July 28, 2015 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive! Georgia’s Legal Elite nominations end Friday Read more. July… Read more

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Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing

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Even bigger: MEGALOAD III due this week after the sequel’s transport Monday

Even bigger: MEGALOAD III due this week after the sequel’s transport Monday

#hometownbuzz, #megaload Georgia DOT media release: Huge machine press No. 2 movement resumes Wednesday WHAT: A 638,000-pound machine press entered Georgia via Interstate 20 westbound on Monday and will begin a tactical route to White, Ga., in Bartow County at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 29. The 250-foot long, 16-foot wide and 14-foot tall rig configuration belongs to… Read more

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Heritage First Headlines: Rome has ‘no interest’ in revenue department’s demand. Autopsy: Head injuries killed Shannon man. Highlands to inaugurate president.

Heritage First Headlines: Rome has ‘no interest’ in revenue department’s demand. Autopsy: Head injuries killed Shannon man. Highlands to inaugurate president.

Ware Mechanical forecast A little easing on the heat index Monday — but not today. Headlines: Rome City Commission, in a unanimous vote, says no to state revenue’s request for interest on overpaid taxes. No $$$ Latest on the death of a Shannon man; autopsy concludes he died from head injuries sustained in altercation. Update… Read more

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Rome City Commission, in a unanimous vote, says no to state revenue’s request for interest on overpaid taxes

Rome City Commission, in a unanimous vote, says no to state revenue’s request for interest on overpaid taxes

#hometowngovernment By unanimous vote, Rome city commissioners are supporting a finance committee recommendation to object to the interest charges the state Department of Revenue is assessing the city over excess revenue payments caused by faulty reporting by an unidentified county industry. read more Read more

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Inauguration of Georgia Highlands President Dr. Don Green is Sept. 18; plenty of events set for the month

Inauguration of Georgia Highlands President Dr. Don Green is Sept. 18; plenty of events set for the month

#hometowneducation Georgia Highlands College is preparing to host the first presidential inauguration we’ve seen on a local college campus in a few years. Dr. Donald J. Green, who joined the college as president on Sept. 8, will be inaugurated at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, in the Rome campus gymnasium. He is the fourth person… Read more

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Autopsy: Shannon man died from ‘blunt force trauma to the head … traumatic brain injuries.’  Services set for Garry Davis

Autopsy: Shannon man died from ‘blunt force trauma to the head … traumatic brain injuries.’ Services set for Garry Davis

#hometowncrime Shannon resident Garry Davis, 55, died from “blunt force trauma to the head” and “traumatic brain injuries,” according to an autopsy report received by Floyd County Deputy Coroner Gene Proctor on Monday. Davis of Second Street was pronounced dead last Friday at Floyd Medical Center. An investigative autopsy was ordered to determine the specific… Read more

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Siblings reuniting in Cartersville after 65 years continue to make headlines with TV next

Siblings reuniting in Cartersville after 65 years continue to make headlines with TV next

This weekend’s reunion of three siblings in Cartersville — each traveling from Kentucky, Hilton Head or Tampa — continues to make news after appearing in Hometown Headlines last month. On Saturday, the Cincinnati Enquirer posted a similar piece, talking with Mike Tussey of Florence, Ky., and the family about their time apart and their reunion… Read more

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Time to pick the winner for #HarbinDimeTime’s $2,000 grand prize

Time to pick the winner for #HarbinDimeTime’s $2,000 grand prize

#hometownhealth, #harbindimetime Media release: “Harbin Clinic’s Facebook page has reached more than 20,000 likes and in celebrating our mission of caring completely for our local communities, we’re asking the community to help us give back. Our plan is to donate 20,000 dimes, that’s $2,000 for those keeping track, to a local charity. We think letting the people… Read more

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Coosa Valley: YMCA, partners provided 4,500 meals this summer. Rome offers citizens’ police academy.  Summer Daze yardsale set.

Coosa Valley: YMCA, partners provided 4,500 meals this summer. Rome offers citizens’ police academy. Summer Daze yardsale set.

#hometownregion Here’s what is going on today and in days ahead across the Coosa Valley: Read more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome, Atlanta Braves fall. Updates on Shorter’s Matt Green. ‘Football Daily’ returns Monday

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome, Atlanta Braves fall. Updates on Shorter’s Matt Green. ‘Football Daily’ returns Monday

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report #hometownsports Lincoln Memorial University President Dr. B. James Dawson announces the hiring of Matthew Green as the new Director of Athletics for the Railsplitters. Green, formerly the Associate Athletic Director at Shorter University in Rome, Ga., was selected by a search committee from a strong pool of candidates to take… Read more

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Obituaries: Remembering Kathryn Roussel Dupuy, Garry Luke Davis Sr., Betty Lou McCain

Obituaries: Remembering Kathryn Roussel Dupuy, Garry Luke Davis Sr., Betty Lou McCain

#hometownobituaries Kathryn Roussel Dupuy, 89, of Rome, died on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, after a long illness. She was born in Memphis in 1925 to George Albert and Kathryn Ryan Roussel. She was a chemistry teacher at Warren Central High School, in Vicksburg, Miss., where she lived for 52 years. She moved to Rome in 2002… Read more

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Rome Police: As school starts Friday (city), a reminder about school zones, bus/traffic rules

Rome Police: As school starts Friday (city), a reminder about school zones, bus/traffic rules

#hometowncrime, #hometownradio Rome Police Sgt. Joe Costolnick of the department’s Selective Enforcement Unit, will join us on Hometown Headlines Radio Edition at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday to discuss back-to-school driving safety. WRGA 98.7 FM, 1470 AM, streaming at wrga.streamon.fm. Media release: The Rome Police Department is reminding drivers to be alert and use caution when traveling in school zones… Read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: A little easing on the heat index Monday — but not today.

Ware Mechanical forecast: A little easing on the heat index Monday — but not today.

#hometownweather The situation: Still hot, still high heat index but a little relief by the weekend. The forecast: Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Tuesday… Read more

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Georgia Health News: Health information breach affects at least 3,000 in our state

Georgia Health News: Health information breach affects at least 3,000 in our state

#hometownhealth For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: By Andy Miller About 3,000 Georgians have been told that some of their health information was inadvertently disclosed. The data breach affected clients in the Community Care Services Program, which helps people at risk of nursing home placement to remain in their… Read more

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