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The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce Sergeant Mitch Glass as its Employee of the Quarter for the Second Quarter, 2017. With 22 years of dedicated service, Sgt. Glass is being recognized for exemplary performance, teamwork, innovative thinking, motivation and attitude. Mit…

The American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia recently elected two new directors to serve on its Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting and Celebration of Volunteers on June 6 at Trinity Baptist Church in Calhoun: Mr. Add Layson of Calhoun and Mrs. Linda Jennings of Rome.

Allen Stephens, DNP, RN, AGACNP-BC, M.Div, has earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Augusta University. He has become a board certified adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

 Ricky Williams is no stranger to the Rome area. He played basketball for and graduated from Berry College. He returned to the area in 1996 as the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Shorter University, and then returned to his alma mater as Director of Intramurals in 2007. In 2012, he establishe…

Becky Woodard graduated from Thornwood School, attended University of Georgia and graduated from Berry College with a Bachelor of Science degree. She worked at SunTrust Bank before obtaining her real estate license from Barney Fletcher Real Estate School in 1980, and has been in real estate …

Mike Stover, a 35-year veteran of the banking industry, has been named as a vice president of Greater Community Bank. “Banking is a very competitive business, and we compete every day to be our customer’s first choice,” said Stover. “I am honored to have established many wonderful relationsh…

A Berry College communication professor is one of six faculty members in the U.S. to receive a grant from the Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professors in Social Media Program.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College Assistant Dean and instructor Grace Beam has graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development. A May 2 ceremony honored the Business Management leader and several classmates from various organizations across Northwest Georgia.

Vanessa Waddell has been recognized with a 20 year certificate of attendance from the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government in Athens. According to Board Chairman Steve Miller, “this commitment from Ms. Waddell to attend these annual meetings on such a consistent basis …

Lindy Williams has been hired to serve as Darlington’s director of enrollment management, effective July 1. As such, she will coordinate and lead all elements of the admission process, including recruitment and admissions, retention, data and research, information management, financial aid a…

Financial Representative Norman Barden, Director of Operations and Finance for the Rome office of 21st Century Financial, Inc., recently received the 2016 Emerging Advisor of the Year Award - Bronze Level.

Toles, Temple & Wright Inc. announces the addition of Jonathan W. Harris as a Realtor. A native of Rome and a 1999 graduate of Darlington School, Harris attended Athens Technical College before returning to Rome to start a residential contracting business in 2002.

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Alfa Insurance Agent Mark Swanson of Rome was recently honored with the 2016 Rookie of the Year Award for Georgia during the company’s annual awards ceremony. He also received the Distinguished Service Award - Bronze Level.

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The Georgia Green Industry Association (GGIA) recently awarded the 2017 GGIA Communicator of the Year Award to Keith Mickler, County Extension Coordinator, UGA Cooperative Extension in Floyd County. This award honors an individual who best serves the horticulture industry in Georgia through …

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Casey Wright has joined Floyd Healthcare Foundation as the Donor Relations Coordinator. She will assist with all giving plans and work with foundation employees, board members and donors in an effort to raise funds to further the mission of Floyd health care system. She will also take an act…

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Mark L. Busby, CFP, of Coosa Valley Financial Group and Southern Financial Consultants in Rome, has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the Certified Financial Planner and CFP certification marks in accordance with CFP Board certification …

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Shear Madness Hair Salon, 3486 Martha Berry Highway, welcomes an addition to its crew.  Janeise Wilson, master cosmetologist, joined the salon in December, 2016. A news release from salon states: “Janeise brings a vast knowledge of hair and high energy to our staff.” 

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CALHOUN – Independent Healthcare Properties (IHP) and Morning Pointe Senior Living presented the annual Exceeding Expectations Award to Bruce Harkins, maintenance director at Morning Pointe of Calhoun, for exemplifying exceptional customer service and dedication to residents and their families.

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