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Community Outreach Manager at Cancer Navigators Scharla Battle has been named a Superstar of Service award winner by the City of Rome’s Tourism Board of Directors.

Recognizing the need for developing leaders for Rome and Floyd County, the Rome Floyd Chamber established the Leadership Rome Program in 1983. The purpose of the program is to provide an understanding of what a leader is, to create an awareness of issues facing our community, and to discuss …

Leslie Hoyt Pearson, a Realtor with Toles, Temple and Wright Inc., has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Leslie joins more than 30,000 real estate professionals …

Cassandra Carter Wheeler, northwest regional director at Georgia Power, was recently sworn in as Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s newest Board of Directors member by GNTC President Pete McDonald at a meeting held on the Gordon County Campus in Calhoun.

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the promotion of Deputy Anna Banks. After 13 years of dedicated service, Deputy Banks is being promoted to the rank of Corporal.

Kelly Boswell has been named Deposit Operations Manager joining Greater Community Bank in its twenty second year of operation. Her primary responsibilities consist of managing the bank’ deposit platform including mobile banking, internet banking, and wire transfers. In addition, she will be …

Georgia Highlands College has appointed Melanie Largin as the new dean of Mathematics and Computer Science. Largin will oversee the Division of Mathematics, which includes areas of studies in mathematics, computer science, computer information systems and more.

Toles, Temple & Wright Inc. is proud to announce the addition of Associate Broker Jackie Harrington. After being Associate Broker and Realtor at Harrington Realty & Associates for over 33 years, Jackie Harrington has joined Toles, Temple & Wright.

Steve Protz with Toles, Temple and Wright Inc. has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council of the National As-sociation of Realtors, specializing with a Military Relocation Professional Certification.

Commercial assistant at Citizens First, a division of Synovus Bank, Tricia Richards, received the James D. Yancey Cus-tomer Covenant Award when the Columbus, Georgia-based financial services company recently announced the winners of its annual Chairman’s Awards. Richards has 16 years expe-ri…

Candor has announced that Jeremy McLendon P&C/LA&S, has joined Candor as Vice President to lead the direction of consumer and large group sales. Candor is a healthcare coverage marketplace specializing in pairing consumers with top healthcare plans and lifestyle benefits via an app.

Shorter University senior and two-term president of Shorter’s Alpha Delta Pi sorority Hannah Lambert has been selected to serve as a national Leadership Consultant for the academic year 2018-2019.

We would like to welcome Johnathan Evans as our new location manager for Daniel’s Funeral Home. Johnathan has worked in the funeral industry since he was a small child. He obtained his degree at Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service and completed his apprenticeship in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Leslie Hoyt Pearson, a Realtor with Toles, Temple and Wright, Inc., has been awarded the Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation, the premier seller agency designation in the country. It is designed to elevate professional standards and enhance personal performance and is an offic…

Reese Stevens has moved from an intern position to a full-time role as a graphic designer at Advent. In the short six months that Stevens has been with the company, her design work has earned her a staff position.

The Georgia Association of Conservation Districts is pleased to announce the hiring of Tish Edwards to serve as District Program Assistant for the Coosa River Conservation District.

Mr. Benjamin Pleas Stell was duly sworn in to practice law on November 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. by the Honorable John E. Niedrach. Mr. Stell will be practicing law with the Firm of McRae, Stegall, Peek, Harman, Smith & Monroe located at 111 Bridge-point Plaza, Rome.

Oglethorpe Power Corporation has named Richard C. (Rick) Hayes Jr. as plant manager at the Rocky Mountain Hydroelectric Plant in the Armuchee community in Floyd County. Hayes replaces long-time Plant Manager Bill Tharpe, who has retired.

Charles Williams REIC is pleased to welcome Danielle Stitt as the Property Manager for Rome Georgia’s newest apartment community, The Riverpoint Apartments, located adjacent to State Mutual Stadium.

Reese & Smallwood Real Estate welcomes E.M. “Buddy” Childers to their staff. Childers is a graduate of Model High School, served in the U.S. Marine Reserves, is owner of Grant Telecommunications, a member of Riverside Baptist Church and served in the Georgia House of Representatives from…

Global Impact International, the parent ministry of Restoration Rome, has announced Dr. Courtney Cash as their new Vice President of Development and Community Engagement. Cash began work in September focused on securing funds to transform the old Southeast Elementary School building into a h…

Harbin Clinic Oncologist Dr. Melissa Dillmon has been named an advocacy champion by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

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