The decision to reduce state funding for the upkeep of the vacant Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital is good news for Rome, according to a... State moves to assist Hope Village development

The decision to reduce state funding for the upkeep of the vacant Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital is good news for Rome, according to a local lawmaker. State Rep. Katie Dempsey, R-Rome, said a sale is more likely now that her appropriations subcommittee zeroed out the budget line. The move came out of talks, she said, among legislators, the governor, the State Properties Commission and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. “It’s very important we figure out a way to expedite the sale of this property,” she said before explaining that “When we’re not maintaining a property, it starts to lose value fast.”

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