John W. Massey has decided to narrow his focus in business to real estate and is happy to announce that he is now associated with Reese and Smallwood Real Estate as a full time agent.
River City Bank President and CEO Roger Smith recently announced the promotion of David H. Mullinax to Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending.
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…
UBS Financial Services Inc. announced recently that Shane Unsworth, a Financial Advisor in the Firm’s Chattanooga office has been named to Forbes Magazine’s List of 2018 Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors.
Dr. Chris Robinson, MD, has joined Redmond Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Wound and Hyperbarics Center as the new supervising physician. Dr. Robinson is now accepting new patients.
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.
Local nurse practitioner Janet Ross is set to represent her counterparts on the state level for the coming year after she was elected to be Georgia’s representative to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
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…
After ensuring the successful completion of the $40 million ForeverGold campaign, new Associate Vice President for Development Robert Shippey will lead the operation of the Business Incubator at Brenau University.
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…
Vice President with Heritage First Bank Jarrod Floyd and Vice President with Greater Community Bank Daniel West were among the 185 bankers receiving their diplomas from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University on June 1, 2018.
Shorter University is pleased to announce the selection of Karl Hatton to lead the university’s Enrollment Management Division. He will begin serving as Shorter’s Vice President for Enrollment Management on June 25.
Harold Campbell recounts the Watergate scandal, the end of the Vietnam War and the start of the Iranian hostage crisis as he thinks back on his early decision to become a journalist during his first few years at Georgia Highlands College over 40 years ago.
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…
Toles, Temple & Wright real estate agent Steve Protz was recently made the newest member of the Floyd County Sheriff Community Posse organization.
On Friday, May 25, 2018, MSgt. Keith Thrash of Rome High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) was selected as one of the 2018 Air Force JROTC (AF JROTC) Outstanding Instructors.
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 …
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.
Assistant to the Associate Provost/Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Mary Corbin received Shorter University’s 2018 Staff Member of the Year Award.
Georgia Highlands College has appointed Julius Fleschner as the new Dean of Libraries and College Testing. Fleschner will oversee all of GHC’s libraries, which are open to students and the public in Cartersville, Douglasville, Paulding and Rome.
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.