66,307. That’s how many cans have been donated to the 31st Annual Holiday Can-A-Thon held Friday at The Forum in downtown Rome. We say have because there’s one more school yet to report after a great day of donations. The Rome collection
Gov. Nathan Deal, on a whirlwind economic development trip to Northwest Georgia on Friday, stopped by the Lavender Drive offices of Mohawk Industries, a site that will see a $31 million upgrade to retain 230 jobs. You can
We could see some scattered showers and thunderstorms this evening in extreme Northwest Georgia. Some storms could produce strong gusts as well. There’s a slight chance of the storms spawning “a brief, weak tornado” but no watches or warnings
Media release: Five Model High School seniors have each been awarded $2,000 scholarships from Ball Container. Ball generously provides $10,000 for students collecting the most aluminum in the Rome
Media release: Willis Potts, former chairman of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents will be the keynote speaker at the Berry College fall commencement Saturday, Dec. 14.
Record-tying heat today in Rome: We’ve matched the record of 77 degrees set on Dec. 6, 1998, and still could go higher this afternoon. -We were two degrees away from the Dec. 5 record of 76 degrees set in 1933. Our official high was 74
Media release: Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing, Inc. broke ground today for a 700,000-square-foot addition to its current 2 million-square-foot tire manufacturing plant. The warehouse portion of the facility will
The city of Rockmart’s Christmas parade, set for this evening, has been moved to Friday, Dec. 13, because of concerns about the weather. That makes three parades moved this week. Also delayed were: Cartersville: Was set for Thursday night, now on the schedule for Dec. 12 at 6 pm. Cedartown: Was set for Thursday, nowContinue Reading
A hydrology report from the National Weather Service’s Peachtree City office warns of anywhere from 2.5 inches to five inches of rain over parts of North Georgia starting tonight and again on Sunday night into Monday. Some areas could
Northwest Georgians are known for their zeal for dining out which is why Rome/Floyd County in particular remains among the top 20 spots nationwide to open a restaurant. With at least three new restaurants coming to Charles Hight Square –
The latest from Georgia Trend: Click for more Ambassador Andrew Young Remembers His Friend Nelson Mandela Garber identifies Miami and Atlanta as leading expansion
Dec. 9: Rome’s Redevelopment Committee will have a special called meeting beginning at 4:30 p.m. to discuss the rear and front elevations of the Courtyard by Marriott coming to West Third Street. Groundbreaking for the hotel is set for Dec.
Gov. Nathan Deal is going to be on the move today and for good reason. The first-term Republican’s Northwest Georgia tour includes a 9:40 a.m. ceremony at Mohawk Industries at 420 Lavender Drive. Deal will be on hand for a formal ceremony celebrating