McAlister’s Deli is just about ready to open but needs to nail down a few more items before joining the East Bend restaurant and retail community. Hours will be Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. McAlister’s will include catering and teases a breakfast menu as part of that.
Texas Roadhouse: Opening day is Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m., says Managing Partner Brandy Kelly. Hours will be 3 until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Sundays.
Local artists Cabell Sweeney and Chelsea Riley are typically busy working in their studio on products featured in gift boutiques across the country. Twice a year, they open the doors and the Christmas season is one of those opportunities. And they’re adding a unique step for those unable or cautious about in-person shopping. Here’s the plan:
Cabell’s Designs will host a Christmas Open House & Sale at 9 Bale St. from Friday through Tuesday, including hours Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. For those who are not able to shop in person, there is a pop up Instagram sale Sunday. See cabellsdesigns3.
State honors for Rome company: The Georgia Department of Economic Development announces its International Trade division’s 2020 GLOBE Award recipients. This state-led awards program highlights Georgia companies that entered new international markets in the previous year. During calendar year 2019, GLOBE winners from 17 counties across Georgia collectively entered 75 new international markets. Among those honored: Hydro Dynamics Inc. of Rome. The company was honored last December as well.