• News for Economic

    Friday, February 26, 2021
    Greater Community Bank Celebrates 25 Years of Service Greater Community Bank is celebrating 25 years of service across Northwest Georgia. Originally named Greater Rome Bank, the bank opened its doors for business on February 26, 1996 to serve the growing population of Rome and Floyd County.  Over the last quarter century, the Bank has thrived, expanding into both the Calhoun and Cartersville ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, February 25, 2021
    Cartersville receives Georgia’s Exceptional Main Street designation City recognized for successful implementation of business-driven strategy The Georgia Main Street program announced Cartersville will be added to the list of 18 cities that hold the designation of a Georgia Exceptional Main Street (GEMS) community. The staff of the Office of Downtown Development with the Georgia Department of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Wednesday, February 03, 2021
    Anheuser-Busch Drives Economic Recovery by Investing More Than $1 Billion in Facilities and Communities Across the U.S. Over Next Two YearsThe company’s planned investments will deepen its connections with communities and support the more than 2.1 million jobs related to the beer industry. Brewer also unveils first-ever corporate spot – “Let’s Grab a Beer” – to inspire viewers and remind us of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic, Community
    Friday, January 01, 2021
    The Georgia Department of Economic Development is continuing to support Governor Kemp’s call for Georgia Manufacturers and Distributors to help with critical health care supply needs. If your business can provide, produce, distribute, store – or quickly be repurposed to create – items included in the list of vital projects in the following form, we ask you to complete and submit it as soon as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Thursday, August 20, 2020
    The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission (NWGRC) is the recipient of a new Economic Development Administration Revolving Loan Fund grant for the region’s small businesses.  Micro-loan funds are available to aid in efforts to alleviate the sudden and severe economic dislocation of the region’s small businesses and to seek significant improvement in employment in the region caused by the ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Georgia Receives SBA Statewide Disaster Declaration, Applications for Small Business Emergency Loans Now OpenAtlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans to impacted small ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    The Small Business Development Center understands that many small businesses will suffer a decline in business as a result of COVID-19.  Social distancing protocols are an important part of controlling the spread of the virus, but may also have an unintended significant negative impact on business activity.We are here to help with one-on-one counseling services and can accommodate with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release