Category Archives: Gordon

Heritage First Headlines. Texas Roadhouse third new restaurant at East Bend. Bekaert closing Kentucky plant. Christmas Tree City opens Nov. 25. Busy weekend. High school football playoffs begin.

Heritage First Headlines. Texas Roadhouse third new restaurant at East Bend. Bekaert closing Kentucky plant. Christmas Tree City opens Nov. 25. Busy weekend. High school football playoffs begin.

MORNING REPORT East Bend: Add Texas Roadhouse to the list of East Bend occupants. Also confirmed so far: Panda Express, Chipotle. Business: Bekaert closing Shelbyville, Ky., plant; 100 to be laid off in January. Business: Prep work begins on Christmas Tree City; opens Nov. 25. Silver Creek Christmas Tree Farm opens Nov. 29. Weekend! presented by The… Read more

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Business: Add Texas Roadhouse to the list of East Bend occupants. Also confirmed so far: Panda Express, Chipotle.

Business: Add Texas Roadhouse to the list of East Bend occupants. Also confirmed so far: Panda Express, Chipotle.

Yj The answer is: Three restaurants. The question: What has been confirmed so far for the East Bend development rising where Kmart was in East Rome? We get asked that question almost daily and the latest reports from the building department confirm Texas Roadhouse is building a $750,000 restaurant, one of the 20 to 28… Read more

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Business: Bekaert closing Shelbyville, Ky., plant; 100 to be laid off in January.

Business: Bekaert closing Shelbyville, Ky., plant; 100 to be laid off in January.

Bekaert, the Belgium company with a major plant in Rome, is laying off 100 workers on Jan. 13 at its Shelbyville, Ky., plant with plans to close it by late 2020, according to television station WDRB. A “skeleton crew of 12 employees” will remain there throughout 2020, the report says. Five years ago next week,… Read more

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Newscast: Third restaurant due at East Bend. Bekaert updates. Busy weekend. Christmas trees. Rant: About those ‘conservation easements.’

Newscast: Third restaurant due at East Bend. Bekaert updates. Busy weekend. Christmas trees. Rant: About those ‘conservation easements.’

-Listen by clicking the above arrow or even easier, click here. A busy Friday with more brewing for the weekend: East Bend: Add Texas Roadhouse to the list of confirmed East Bend occupants. Also confirmed so far: Panda Express, Chipotle. Now what about the other 20 to 25? Business: Bekaert closing Shelbyville, Ky., plant; 100… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Christmas Open House, Candy Cane hunt Saturday. ‘Seeking Botany’s Designs’ opens with Saturday evening reception. Forum on Ice returns Sunday.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Christmas Open House, Candy Cane hunt Saturday. ‘Seeking Botany’s Designs’ opens with Saturday evening reception. Forum on Ice returns Sunday.

Saturday: The Annual Rome Downtown Holiday Open House is the perfect way to kick-off the holidays. Enjoy the wonder of the season with FREE Trolley rides. The Roman Rose trolley will pick up & drop off guests at the Town Green. Mr. & Mrs. Claus will ride along to take pictures with children. Hours: Saturday from… Read more

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Buzz: Georgia Northwestern awarded $10,000 from Grainger Foundation. GHC enrollment at more than 6,600 students this fall. Kiwanis to celebrate centennial. How to make ‘Tomato Cage Christmas Trees.’

Buzz: Georgia Northwestern awarded $10,000 from Grainger Foundation. GHC enrollment at more than 6,600 students this fall. Kiwanis to celebrate centennial. How to make ‘Tomato Cage Christmas Trees.’

The Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation was recently presented with a donation of $10,000 from The Grainger Foundation to be used for books, simulators, supplies and fees for the new Diesel Equipment Technology program on the Whitfield Murray County Campus. “Once again the community is showing their dedication to technical education by investing in possible future… Read more

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Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Bundle up for tonight’s high school football playoffs; sunny, upper 50s for the weekend.

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Bundle up for tonight’s high school football playoffs; sunny, upper 50s for the weekend.

KICKOFF FORECAST For tonight’s high school playoffs, look for 45 degrees at 7:30 p.m. with a 7-mph breeze and a wind chill of 40. FORECAST Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Friday Night: Partly… Read more

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football playoffs begin; bundle up. Scores later tonight. More honors for Berry athletes.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football playoffs begin; bundle up. Scores later tonight. More honors for Berry athletes.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   Five Berry College volleyball student-athletes earned All-Region honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Berry’s Laura Beier, Molly Bergin, Emily Hancock, Jordan Leitch and Carson VanCampen earned recognition after leading the Vikings to the program’s third straight Southern Athletic Association… Read more

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Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

Dining: Public Health restaurant scores for Thursday.

FLOYD Jandy’s Turner McCall, 100. Mobile unit, 100. BARTOW Wendy’s, West Avenue, Cartersville: 100. GORDON No reports. POLK No reports. CHATTOOGA No reports. Read more

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Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

SAFETY TIPS: Track registered sex offenders in your community. Click Offender Watch Crime Mapping: See what crimes have been reported in your neighborhood. Crime Mapping Rome Police Department’s anonymous crime tip line. 706-236-5000. Click for details. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office partners with The Wanted Channel to provide an outlet to post wanted persons: Bartow’s most wanted… Read more

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Dining: Sage Cottage in Adairsville begins Sunday brunch service (with Facebook coupon). O’Charley’s restaurant, land for sale; no change in hours or operations. Updates on Sunday restaurant alcohol sales.

Dining: Sage Cottage in Adairsville begins Sunday brunch service (with Facebook coupon). O’Charley’s restaurant, land for sale; no change in hours or operations. Updates on Sunday restaurant alcohol sales.

Sage Cottage’s new ownership starts brunch service this Sunday. “For our first Sunday Brunch on 11/17/19, our main course selection will be as follows: Homemade Meatloaf with a sweet and spicy ketchup glaze; Pecan Crusted Chicken paired with a delicious mustard sauce, Roasted Red Potatoes perfectly seasoned, Green Beans cooked to perfection and as a vegetarian… Read more

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Updated: IRS says ‘significant increase in enforcement actions for syndicated conservation easement transactions’ begins; Rome considered a ‘hotbed’ for easements.

Updated: IRS says ‘significant increase in enforcement actions for syndicated conservation easement transactions’ begins; Rome considered a ‘hotbed’ for easements.

THE LATEST Subpoenas issued to six: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) have issued subpoenas for documents in their bipartisan probe of syndicated conservation-easement transactions. Generally, conservation easements are a legitimate tax tool to promote land conservation, but some of them in recent years may have allowed some… Read more

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Jobs: 1,000 more jobs in Rome/Floyd last month vs. October 2018. First-time job claims down in Floyd, up in Bartow, Gordon counties. State sets employment records.

Jobs: 1,000 more jobs in Rome/Floyd last month vs. October 2018. First-time job claims down in Floyd, up in Bartow, Gordon counties. State sets employment records.

  1,000 new jobs here vs. October 2018: Some 42,800 people were employed in Rome/Floyd County in October, the highest point in 13 months and up by 1,000 people from the same month in 2018. Compared to September, Floyd County added 300 jobs. One factor is fall gardening and Christmas season opportunities. First-time jobless claims:… Read more

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Newscast: IRS crackdown on conservation easements. Dining updates. 1,000 more jobs here. Rant: Ga. Power building huge for downtown’s future.

Newscast: IRS crackdown on conservation easements. Dining updates. 1,000 more jobs here. Rant: Ga. Power building huge for downtown’s future.

 -Listen by clicking the above arrow or even easier, click here. And here’s how Rome’s news day starts today: IRS: ‘Significant increase in enforcement actions for syndicated conservation easement transactions’ begins; Rome considered a ‘hotbed’ for easements. Dining: Sage Inn in Adairsville begins Sunday brunch service. O’Charley’s restaurant, land for sale; no change in operations.Updates… Read more

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Education: Two Georgia Northwestern students earn Marine Corps League grants. Area high schools competing in Northwest Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge next Tuesday.

Education: Two Georgia Northwestern students earn Marine Corps League grants. Area high schools competing in Northwest Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge next Tuesday.

  Two Georgia Northwestern Technical College students were recently chosen by the Jake Puryear Detachment 1020, Rome Marine Corps League to receive grants of $1,000 each based on letters submitted by the students to the league. The league awarded Calhoun resident George News the Bobby Blair grant. News is pursuing an Air Conditioning Technology degree… Read more

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