The Woman Who Shares My Name instructed me that this week’s column was to be about positive things. She says she is tired of bad news and thought you felt the same way. “Surely, you can find some positive things to write about,” she said, “and temporarily take people’s minds off all the terrible things going on in the world. I think your readers would appreciate that.”
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) issued the following statement after voting for an amendment to a short-term funding bill that will allow President Obama to pursue the portion of his strategy to fight the Islamic State that involves training and equipping Syrian opposition fighters:
The Dark Legacy of Elder Shaw themes this year’s Haunted Cavern at Ruby Falls for its 11th season, opening Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27, every Friday-Sunday beginning Oct. 3 until Nov. 1, as well as Oct. 9.
Women's soccer made history Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Truett-McConnell College. The win improves the Lady Hawks to 4-0 on the season and gives Shorter its best start in program history.
The city of LaFayette’s Movies in the Park movies series wraps up its 2014 season with the feature film “Hook” staring the late Robin Williams.
The Catoosa County Utility District Authority closed qualifying on Friday, Sept. 5, and now six candidates will run for one seat on the water board.
A Floyd County Superior Court judge said Tuesday that Michelle Reynolds’ adult child and infant grandchild can visit her in prison.
The rebound of the automotive industry is fueling yet another expansion of the Neaton Rome plant at 1635 Technology Parkway.
The National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History in Chattanooga, Tenn., recently asked the city of Ringgold to become part of its effort to honor local Medal of Honor recipients in the area, specifically a man who garnered his medal at Ringgold Gap in 1863.
The Georgia Department of Education today released its 2014 list of Reward Schools, designated as part of the state’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Red Bud Elementary was on the list as one of the highest-progress schools in Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Education today released its 2014 list of Reward Schools, designated as part of the state’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Each Reward School is a Title I school that falls into one of two categories:
A recent “Pickin’ N’ Grinnin’” benefit held at Pigeon Mountain Grill helped raise more than $1,600 for treatment for Brody Smith of Ringgold.
Governor Nathan Deal recognizes September 16, 2014, as "The American Legion Day."
Everyone from Georgia who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the foundation's Trees for America program.
Intergovernmental agreement approved between city and Polk County for 911 facility in basement
The Rome teen accused by authorities of causing a woman’s death in a fatal wreck last week made bond after her Monday arrest, Floyd County Jail officials said.
Berry’s Preston Stewart was named the Southern Athletic Association’s defensive player of the week. He is the first Viking to earn an SAA weekly defensive honor.
The 2014-15 golf season official kicked off Monday as both the Hawks and Lady Hawks took part in the Full Moon BBQ Invitational hosted by Montevallo.
Last Saturday was a big day for Shorter Men's Lacrosse as they officially kicked off the 2014-15 year with an intra-squad scrimmage and kick-off banquet.
Bendabout Farm in McDonald, Tenn., will host international high goal polo matches Sept. 20 and 21, weather permitting. Matches begin at 10 a.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Gates will open two hours prior to the matches.