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. March. 31, 2015 | Georgia Health News Grady, Blue Cross reach deal after long deadlock Read more. March 31, 2015 | Georgia Trend – Exclusive!  Getting from A to B Read more.Read more

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Today’s Heritage First Headlines: Proceedings in class action suit vs. Shorter on temporary hold; university advertises for new AD, basketball coach. Inch of rain on the way. 2,000 jobs available.

Today’s Heritage First Headlines: Proceedings in class action suit vs. Shorter on temporary hold; university advertises for new AD, basketball coach. Inch of rain on the way. 2,000 jobs available.

Ware Mechanical forecast  Close to an inch of rain possible now through Thursday; highs in mid-70s Headlines: Judge OK’s halt to proceedings in former student-athletes’ class action suit against Shorter until he decides university’s bid to dismiss the case. Identity theft Shorter posts ‘help wanted’ ads to replace Peterson (athletics director), Warner (men’s basketball coach).Read more

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Judge OK’s halt to proceedings in former student-athletes’ class action suit against Shorter until he decides university’s bid to dismiss the case

Judge OK’s halt to proceedings in former student-athletes’ class action suit against Shorter until he decides university’s bid to dismiss the case

Federal Judge Harold L.  Murphy on Monday granted Shorter University’s request to postpone (“stay”) some preliminary legal moves in former students’ class action suit against the university that alleges specific damages done by the theft of personal information from The Hill last fall. Shorter’s attorneys sought the delay while the court reviews the university’s requestRead more

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Shorter posts ‘help wanted’ ads to replace Peterson (athletics director), Warner (men’s basketball coach)

Shorter posts ‘help wanted’ ads to replace Peterson (athletics director), Warner (men’s basketball coach)

The jobs board on the website of the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce now lists Shorter University’s bids to replace Athletics Director Bill Peterson and Men’s Basketball Coach Chad Warner. The positions also are listed on Shorter’s employment page with 16 other full-time vacancies and 17 adjunct openings. Both left amid the growing unraveling of aRead more

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Coosa Valley Today: ‘Just Drive’ Safe Driving Expo returns.  Eggs & Issues in Adairsville Thursday. Concerts return to Cedartown

Coosa Valley Today: ‘Just Drive’ Safe Driving Expo returns. Eggs & Issues in Adairsville Thursday. Concerts return to Cedartown

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

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More than 2,000 jobs to be offered at Thursday’s Northwest Georgia Career Expo in Ringgold

More than 2,000 jobs to be offered at Thursday’s Northwest Georgia Career Expo in Ringgold

Media release: Job seekers in Northwest Georgia will have excellent opportunities to get a job from among more than 2,000 jobs being offered by employers at a career expo in Catoosa County Thursday. The Northwest Georgia Career Expo, which will feature about 90 employers, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Colonnade,Read more

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Cabela’s Fort Olgethorpe store to open May 13; to employ 200 people

Cabela’s Fort Olgethorpe store to open May 13; to employ 200 people

Media release: Cabela’s announced today plans to celebrate the official grand opening of its new Fort Oglethorpe store on Wednesday, May 13, with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by a weekend-long celebration featuring giveaways, family activities and more. read more

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Ware Mechanical forecast: Close to an inch of rain possible now through Thursday; highs in mid-70s

Ware Mechanical forecast: Close to an inch of rain possible now through Thursday; highs in mid-70s

The forecast: =&0=&A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm,Read more

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Holy Week: Relic from True Cross of Jesus on display. West Rome Baptist’s ‘Journey to the Cross.’ Service updates and Community Holy Week celebration continues

Holy Week: Relic from True Cross of Jesus on display. West Rome Baptist’s ‘Journey to the Cross.’ Service updates and Community Holy Week celebration continues

  HOLY WEEK SCHEDULES Please use the exact format below when sending Holy Week and Easter service schedules to druck@hometownheadlines.com. First Baptist Church of Rome, 100 E. Fourth Ave., Rome Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m.  The service will feature communion, and the Office of Tenebrae with Biblical texts interspersed with selections from “The Sacrifice”Read more

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Obituaries: Services set for Dan Keever, Jerry Barnett Sr. , Angela  Hoskins, Joy Terry, Steve Weeks

Obituaries: Services set for Dan Keever, Jerry Barnett Sr. , Angela Hoskins, Joy Terry, Steve Weeks

From Floyd Memory Gardens’ Facebook page James Daniel Keever, June 28, 1941 – March 28, 2015      James Daniel “Dan” Keever, 73 of Athens, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015. Born in Rome, Ga., to J. D. and Maryann (Montgomery) Keever, he served as a captain in the U. S. Army in Korea.  He workedRead more

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Georgia Health News: How many kids exposed to lead go untested?

Georgia Health News: How many kids exposed to lead go untested?

 For more on these and additional updates, please click Georgia Health News: By Andy Miller, Georgia Health News: More Georgia children should be screened for potentially dangerous levels of lead in their blood, public health officials say. The testing is especially important for kids in higher-risk areas, says Chris Rustin, director of environmental health forRead more

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Atlanta Braves legend Bob Horner coming to Rome. Latest high school updates

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Atlanta Braves legend Bob Horner coming to Rome. Latest high school updates

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report Media release: The Rome Braves announce that former Atlanta Brave Bob Horner will appear in Rome on Friday night May 8.  Horner played for the Braves from 1978-1986 and was an integral part of the 1982 Western Division Championship team. Horner was drafted by the Braves in 1978 from Arizona StateRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Public Health restaurant inspection scores.

Floyd County PICK O’DELI  1403 DEAN ST ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: March 30, 2015 Score: 83, Grade: B RYAN’S FAMILY STEAK HOUSE 2118  2305 SHORTER AVE ROME, GA 30165 View inspections: March 30, 2015 Score: 84, Grade: B Bartow County No reports. 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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Floyd County College and Career Academy among 20 schools nationwide to earn Ford Next Generation Learning designation

Floyd County College and Career Academy among 20 schools nationwide to earn Ford Next Generation Learning designation

Media release: The Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy has been selected a Ford Next Generation Learning Community that recognizes the school as one of only 20 in the country to be honored with this designation.  The honor by the Ford Motor Co. signifies the school is preparing young people for the challenges ofRead more

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