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The Rome City Commission is poised to buy 4.22 acres of an abandoned Norfolk-Southern rail line, clearing the way for construction of the long-deferred Redmond Trail project to Summerville Park. Also, the City approved an air rights easement for Ira Levy’s downtown condominium project The Lofts at Third & Broad, which is under construction. The ... read more

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A Superior Court judge has blocked an out-of-state newspaper from taking over The Catoosa County News' (CCN) legal notices. Senior Judge Adele Grubbs, in a ruling filed Feb. 8, in Catoosa County Superior Court, said the Chattanooga Times Free Press (TFP) of Tennessee does not meet the requirements to become Catoosa's legal organ newspaper. Under Georgia ... read more

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Brinson Askew Berry partner Andy Davis is working with another Rome attorney Bob Finnell to represent Floyd County as part of a class-action lawsuit against manufacturers of pain medications. “It’s a crisis, and we do believe Rome and Floyd County ought to be in the forefront leading the state,” said Davis in Rome News-Tribune article. ... read more

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The Floyd County Commission will likely join with Rome and other Georgia municipalities in a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers — after they've talked to local hospitals, physicians and pharmacists. The board officially labeled the growing effects of overuse as a public nuisance Tuesday in a resolution that points the finger at pharmaceutical ... read more

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The Rome City Commission took aim at the opioid epidemic Monday, with a resolution officially declaring overuse of the prescription painkillers a public nuisance. Brinson Askew Berry partner Frank Beacham, who serves as Assistant City Attorney, said the word is a legal term that positions the city to take action if the board so desires. The resolution ... read more

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The Rome Redevelopment Agency voted to create a Tax Allocation District near Mount Berry Mall. William Richardson, from our firm, is the attorney for the agency. Rome News-Tribune article

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The Rome-Floyd County Development Authority has put a renewed spotlight on the development of the Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital site. Our partner Andy Davis is the attorney for the development authority. Rome News Tribune article

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Andy Davis Swears in Assistant Municipal Judge2016

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Brinson Askew Berry’s Appellate Practice Group, led by Frank Beacham, Lee Carter, and Norman Fletcher, served as co-counsel in the appeal alongside lead counsel Jenkins & Bowen, P.C.

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Brinson Askew Berry partner Andy Davis is attorney for the Rome-Floyd County Development Authority and was a part of the historic agreement made between RFCDA and the Development Authority of Floyd County to share PILOT fees in lieu of collecting property taxes over the next three years. The program should help attract industries to the community.

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