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Church’s Chicken to open Monday at 10 a.m., Chowtown Park has successful preview

Church’s Chicken to open Monday at 10 a.m., Chowtown Park has successful preview

The newest player in Northwest Georgia’s chicken wars, Church’s will open on Monday at 10 a.m. at 614 Shorter Ave. next to Red Lobster. Earlier this year, Church’s opened a Calhoun location at 1131 S. Wall St. Across the street, Saturday’s preview of Chow Town Park, a permanent home for area food trucks proposed by T.K. and Claudia Hamilton,Read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. Restaurants appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County 3 CHEFS & A SKILLET – Mobile unit  565 KERCE RD KINGSTON, GA 30145 View inspections: November 7, 2014 Score: 91, Grade: A read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. Restaurants appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County No reports Bartow County No reports. Gordon County SONORAVILLE HIGH SCHOOL 7430 FAIRMOUNT HWY CALHOUN, GA 30701 View inspections: November 6, 2014 Score: 100, Grade:Read more

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Updated: Chow Town Park offers a preview of what’s to come this Saturday from 11 a.m. until dinner

Updated: Chow Town Park offers a preview of what’s to come this Saturday from 11 a.m. until dinner

Chow Town Park is putting together something of preview of what’s to come at Shorter Avenue and Division Street this Saturday. Citing “an overwhelming positive response,” Claudia and T.K. Hamilton say they won’t open the park until spring (some zoning changes are needed and will be addressed in December). But current zoning allows food trucksRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. Restaurants appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County NORTH HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  ATTEIRAM DR ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: November 5, 2014 Score: 88, Grade: B read more

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Hardee’s about a month away from opening

Hardee’s about a month away from opening

Normally at this time of year, the lot at First Street and Turner McCall Boulevard is covered with leftover campaign signs. There are signs there today but they’re mostly about who’s doing the construction work on site and more important, where to file an application for a job at Hardee’s. The best bet is toRead more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. Restaurants appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County Bartow County No reports. Gordon County No reports Polk County read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. Restaurants appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County HORIZON BAY  180 WOODROW WILSON PKWY ROME, GA 30165 View inspections:November 3, 2014 Score: 90, Grade: A read more

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Church’s Chicken in Rome should be open by second week of November. Jobs: apply there now.

The newest player in Northwest Georgia’s chicken wars, Church’s  should be open by the second week of November with job applications being accepted at the almost-complete store at 614 Shorter Ave. next to Red Lobster. Earlier this year, Church’s opened a Calhoun location at 1131 S. Wall St. read more

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Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Items appearing blue type indicate a superior score of 95 or better. Restaurants appearing in red type indicate a failing score of 69 or lower. Floyd County MODEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  3200 CALHOUN HWY ROME, GA 30161 View inspections: October 31, 2014 Score: 100, Grade: A read more

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Rome woman’s Chicken Salad Chick franchises to open in Atlanta and Athens

A former Roman who took her small home business and built a growing restaurant empire all on one simple dish is bringing her concept to Metro Atlanta. Stacy Brown and her husband, Kevin, have steadily grown the Chicken Salad Chick restaurant franchise over the last five years and have announced plans for 12 future franchises in Atlanta and Athens.Read more

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More chicken for Shorter Avenue as Church’s seeks variances

As final work begins further down Shorter Avenue at Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen, a new player in the chicken business has eyes on West Rome. Church’s Chicken is being proposed for Shorter Avenue near the corner of North Hanks Street. Ben Harris of Pawley’s Island, S.C., is the applicant, seeking some zoning relief from  landscaping andRead more

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Popeye’s is just about ready in West Rome; Church’s coming to Calhoun, Dalton

  Motorists along Shorter Avenue are watching Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen quickly rise next to the West Rome Branch of Heritage First Bank. Hiring continues for the new store, the first of its type in Floyd County. It’s parent company, Atlanta-based AFC Enterprises, reported $9 million in third-quarter earnings, up from $6.2 million a year earlier.Read more

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‘Dwarf House Chick-fil-A Classics’ premieres Tuesday at Mount Berry Square

‘Dwarf House Chick-fil-A Classics’ premieres Tuesday at Mount Berry Square

Media release: The Chick-fil-A restaurant at Mount Berry Square is undergoing renovations and is changing its name to the “Dwarf House Chick-fil-A Classics.” The restaurant, which is maintaining the same location within the food court, is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its grand re-opening on Tuesday, Nov. 5 ,at 9:30 a.m. read more

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Jerusalem Grill, offering Mediterranean food, coming soon at former Ana’s Deli site

The one-time home of Ana’s Deli and later Rotolo’s is about to open as The Jerusalem Grill. As the photographs show, the restaurant at 430 Shorter Ave. will specialize in “authentic Mediterranean food.” The “scroll” ad in the front window flashed updates about “coming soon” and “fresh ingredients.” We’ll have additional information on the grillRead more

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