• News for Economic

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018
    Rome, Georgia – December 11 – The Rome Floyd Chamber is pleased to announce the dedication of the renovated Rome Floyd Chamber Executive Boardroom, 1 Riverside Parkway. The Barron – Ferguson Executive Boardroom was dedicated Monday evening, December 10, in honor of W. Frank Barron, Jr. and J. Paul Ferguson, M.D.   “It was an honor and a privilege for the Board of Directors of the Rome Floyd ...read more
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    Monday, March 19, 2018
    Rome, Ga.  ­­­­— A delegation of Rome and Floyd County business leaders representing small business, technology, healthcare, aviation, manufacturing, primary and secondary education attended the Rome Floyd Chamber’s annual Issues and Opportunities Conference.     During this year’s trip, community officials met with the Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Highway Administration, Department ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Political
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Company headquarters location to invest $39 million in Floyd CountyRome, Georgia – October 19 – The Rome Floyd Chamber, the City of Rome and Floyd County today announced that Candor USA will invest $39 million in Rome and Floyd County and create 25 jobs over the next five years.  Candor has developed a smartphone app and chatbot to help Millennial consumers find appropriate health care coverage ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, August 14, 2017
    ROME, GA – Governor Nathan Deal has reappointed Albert M.  Hodge, Jr., President and CEO, Rome Floyd Chamber, to the Department of Community Affairs Board of Directors.  Mr. Hodge was previously elected and served as Chairman of the Department of Community Affairs.“What an honor and what a compliment to Al’s leadership,” said 2017 Rome Floyd Chamber Chairman, John Quinlivan, CEO of Redmond ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    ROME, GA - The Rome Floyd Chamber is pleased to announce that the 172 acre site previously occupied by Florida Tile has been purchased by an investment partnership.  Phillip Hight of Hight Property Group and Hardman Knox of Knox Properties recently acquired the site from Caterpillar.   The partnership between Hight Property Group and Knox Properties will result in a combined $10 million ...read more
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