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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…

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.

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