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Branson and TYM USA officially merge, corporate headquarters to be located in Rome

Branson and TYM USA officially merge, corporate headquarters to be located in Rome

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023–6:39 p.m. -Rome News-Tribune- A merger between Branson Tractors and TYM USA, to be now officially known as TYM North America, also includes the announcement that the company will relocate its North American headquarters to Rome.  The result of that merger comes in the form of a $20 million, 142,500-square-foot project at…

[VIDEO]  Conference Carolinas unveils addition of Shorter University

[VIDEO]  Conference Carolinas unveils addition of Shorter University

January 26th, 2023 – 4:15 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – “We are extremely excited about this historic announcement for Conference Carolinas,” Commissioner Chris Colvin said. “The addition of Shorter University allows us the opportunity to add another institution that aligns tremendously with our conference beliefs and values, while…

Threats land Rome woman behind bars

Threats land Rome woman behind bars

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023–12:16 p.m. -Floyd County Jail records- A Rome woman was arrested early Thursday on a felony warrant charging her with terroristic threats and acts. According to the warrant: 19-year-old Yasmine Janay Nicole Glanton threatened the victim with being shot, and for the victim’s face to be put on a t-shirt. The incident…

Rome’s unemployment rate drops in December

Rome’s unemployment rate drops in December

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023–12:08 p.m. -Georgia Department of Labor- Georgia Labor Commissioner Bruce Thompson said Thursday that Rome recorded an unemployment rate of 2.7 percent in December, down one-tenth of a percent over the month. A year ago, the rate was 2.7 percent. “Georgia’s highly-skilled workforce and business-friendly environment continue to drive positive economic growth across…

Cartersville police find possible explosive device

Cartersville police find possible explosive device

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023–11:02 a.m. -Cartersville Police Department- Cartersville Police are awaiting the arrival of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, which was contacted after officers found a possible explosive device Thursday morning. According to a Cartersville PD news release: At around 8:10 a.m., officers responded to a wreck on North Erwin Street near Cassville Road.…

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