Governor Nathan Deal has nominated Ted Noe, the president of the Homebuilders Association of Georgia and the Gordon County Homebuilders Association, to the State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors.
A Morrison Healthcare chef preparing shrimp and grits, which is featured at the Flavors 450 station (all entrees are 450 calories or less) as part of "Foodie Friday'' at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite.
The Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest National Tournament Series is pleased to announce that Rome will be a stop in the national tournament’s schedule of events, Saturday, August 29, 2015. Anglers of all skill levels and abilities are invited to participate in the one-day catfish tournament.
It’s been more than seven years since a now-famous Chickamauga kindergarten teacher began the fight of a lifetime, and now, stronger than ever, Tonya Craft has encapsulated her thoughts on that fight in a new book set to hit shelves Sept. 1.
A former Ringgold resident, who was living in Florida, has been charged with killing her father and six-year-old daughter. Authorities said Cheyanne Jessie stabbed daughter Meredith Jessie in the throat and shot her father, Mark Weekly, 50, in the head. It happened at a rental house in Lakeland, Fla., on July 18. She left the bodies in the home, then returned four days later and put them in containers. She then hid them in a shed. Family members said Jessie had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
On Thursday, August 20, many members of the community, including the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Jimmy Palmer and representatives from many local businesses, attended the ribbon cutting and grand opening of Calhoun’s newest locally owned restaurant, On the Bayou. The restaurant, located at 165 Outlet Center Drive, Suite 5, in what was formerly The Dawg Pound, is an authentic Louisiana Cajun restaurant, serving items such as gumbo, po’ boys, étouffée and jambalaya. On the Bayou will also offer some seafood and a special chicken cordon bleu.
AUGUST – Georgia Highlands College has opened a pilot College and Career Center on the Cartersville campus that will provide students with the tools they need to take the next step toward the career they want.
The Governor’s Office of Transition, Support and Reentry has extended an invitation to the community to attend the upcoming stakeholder meeting in Rome to learn more about the new Georgia Prisoner Reentry Initiative pilot site that serves Floyd, Polk and Catoosa Counties.
The child molestation trial of a former Lakeview Middle School band director concluded Friday afternoon, Aug. 14, after a jury of eight women and four men found Thomas Harold Blevins III guilty on five of 13 counts.
The largest crowd of spectators this week gathered in Catoosa County Superior Court Friday morning to hear closing arguments in the child molestation trial for a former school band director, accused of numerous sex crimes against two former female students.
The ongoing child molestation trial of a former Catoosa County school band director took an interesting turn Thursday afternoon, Aug. 13, as the state rested its case, immediately followed by the defense also resting without calling a single witness to the stand.
The second alleged victim in the child molestation trial of a former Catoosa County band director took the stand in Catoosa County Superior Court Wednesday morning, Aug. 12, and told the court her former teacher touched her inappropriately when she was in the eighth grade.
Hooray! The State of Georgia, CSX Transportation, Murray County and the Georgia Ports Authority have announced construction of the Appalachian Regional Port to be built in Murray County in Northwest Georgia. Automobiles, carpet and flooring and other goods from Georgia and neighboring states will be shipped via a direct 388-mile CSX rail line to the Georgia Ports Authority’s deep water port in Savannah.
A former Lakeview Middle School band instructor on trial for multiple counts of alleged sex crimes faced his primary accuser on Tuesday, Aug. 11, during day one of testimony in Catoosa County Superior Court.
As students return to school, the Georgia Department of Education and state school superintendent Richard Woods are urging motorists to use caution when approaching a school bus and to brush up on the law regarding passing a bus.
ATLANTA --The Georgia Department of Labor and Georgia Northwestern Technical College will co-host a recruitment for BFS USA Thursday, Aug. 20, in Calhoun. The event will be held from 3-7 p.m. at the college located at 1151 Highway 53 Spur, S. W.
Please don’t say anything to Junior E. Lee about this but I had several people come up to me after a recent speech to ask why they had not seen his observations in the paper recently. If he knew that, he might ask for a raise.