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West Rome Animal Clinic is happy to welcome Dr. Spencer Bragg to the team. Dr. Bragg will be joining West Rome’s efforts to provide gold-standard veterinary care to the Rome community. Our mission is to treat all pets with kindness, dignity and respect while providing “more good years togeth…

The Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Kristy S. Brown to Vice President of Retail Banking.

Ande Frazier began her career in the financial industry in Rome in 1993, working with her father, Lamar Barden, at Peachtree Planning of Rome as a financial strategist specializing in personal finance and wealth building. Frazier’s career would lead her to New York in 1998, where she would b…

The Board of Directors of Greater Community Bank are pleased to announce the promotion of Daniel Simpson to assistant vice president of commercial lending and branch manager. Simpson joined the bank in 2011 as a loan assistant and was promoted to lending officer in 2014. He has continuously …

The Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Board of Directors and staff welcomed their new Executive Director, Caroline Aultman to the organization. Aultman will lead Blue Ridge AHEC’s Northwest Georgia region efforts to increase access to healthcare for rural and underserved populat…

Anthony “Tony” Mannino has been named Chief Financial Officer of Greater Community Bank. “Tony brings an impressive eighteen years of financial and operational experience to our team,” said President and CEO David J. Lance.

The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism is pleased to announce Savannah White as the new Marketing Specialist. Her focus will be on social media and digital content with an emphasis on retail blogging.

Greater Community Bank Director of Retail Banking Kristy S. Brown has earned certification as an Adult Crime Tactics (ACT) Specialist through the Georgia Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services. Credentials are awarded to ACT trained professionals who are mandated by state la…

Blood Assurance is pleased to announce the naming of Ken Pence of First Bank Mortgage as the new chairman of the Rome Advisory Board. Introduced at yesterday’s quarterly meeting, Pence expressed his commitment and excitement to be an ambassador for Blood Assurance and help lead the advocacy …

Maggie Schuyler has joined Georgia Highlands College (GHC) as its new director of admissions to work with future students and the community, as the GHC Admissions team launches new community events and a revamped campus tour program called Charger Tours.

Steven Craig, a Floyd Home Care speech-language pathologist, was recently awarded LHC Group’s highest award for a therapist, 2017 National Speech Therapist of the Year. “It’s an honor,” remarked Craig, “made possible only by the amazing care and support provided by our nurses, therapists and…

Professional photographer Stephen Jones of studio331 photography in Rome was elected to the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Council for 2018–2021. A non-profit, international association with more than 30,000 members, PPA is ultimately governed by its members through such council…

Georgia Highlands College has appointed Jesse Bishop as the new dean for Planning, Assessment, Accreditation and Research (PAAR). He will oversee the office of PAAR, which provides services, guidance and facilitation in support of the college’s mission and pursuit of continuous improvement t…

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 …

Hardy Realty & Development Co. announces Lori Walker has joined the firm as a licensed real estate agent.

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 …

The City of Rome Offices of Downtown Development and Parking are proud to announce that parking staff member Jim Hinton was awarded Parking Staff Member of the Year at the annual Parking Association of Georgia Conference in Augusta.

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.

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