Rome River District developer Thom Holt has been waiting three years for the city of Rome to offer a blanket Urban Mixed-Use rezoning deal that would waive the application fee for his commercial properties there.
Only one Rome resident spoke during the public hearing and first reading on Rome's 2020 draft budget during Monday's City Commission meeting.
There are roughly 35 separate Rome City departments and 27 pay days in 2020. That comes to about 945 payrolls next year.
A 2013 special purpose, local option sales tax project to stabilize and redevelop Unity Point on the downtown side of the confluence of the rivers in Rome is back on track.
Rome’s residential water and sewer customers will start seeing an average hike in their monthly bill of about $1.50 starting in January with the unanimous passage by the Rome City Commission Monday of a 2.5% across-the-board rate hike.
The City of Rome is suing a host of Dalton-area carpet manufacturers over what it contends is an ongoing threat to its drinking water.
The newest addition to Rome and Floyd County’s recreational opportunities, a disc golf course at Shag Williams Park in Shannon, is the result of a public-private partnership that has not cost local taxpayers any new money.
Representatives from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will be in Rome next week to help kick off the planning process for a $1.25 million Choice Neighborhood Planning grant awarded to the Northwest Georgia Housing Authority.
The Downtown Development Authority supports the concept of electronic crosswalk signs on Broad Street.
Rome's water and sewer customers likely will see a minimum 2.5% rate increase every year for the foreseeable future — starting with an average $1.51 per month hike on Jan. 1.