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Coosa Valley Credit Union donates to Toys For Tots

Coosa Valley Credit Union made a $1,500 donation in the name of the company groups it serves to the Toys for Tots Foundation to help support their 2014 campaign.

  • icon Posted: December 17

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Tuesday 12/09/2014
DaVita awards Pregnancy Center of Rome $1,000 grant
Posted: December 09, 2014

DaVita has awarded the Pregnancy Center of Rome a $1,000 Way of Giving grant.

Thursday 12/04/2014
Cabe wins Outstanding Teen crown in Kennesaw
Posted: December 04, 2014

Karson Cabe of Rome was crowned Outstanding Teen at the recent Miss Kennesaw 2015 pageant. She competed in interview, fitness, talent and evening wear competitions.

Wednesday 12/03/2014
Harbin surgeon named president of Georgia Vascular Society
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 1:34 am

Dr. John Kirkland, a vascular surgeon with Harbin Clinic, has been installed as president of the Georgia Vascular Society.

Tuesday 12/02/2014
Karson Cabe crowned Miss Kennesaw's Outstanding Teen
Posted: December 02, 2014

At the recent Miss Kennesaw 2015 pageant , Karson Cabe was crowned Miss Kennesaw’s Outstanding Teen. She competed in interview, fitness, talent and evening wear competitions.

Monday 12/01/2014
Rome's Tyler Crosby gets 'Top Gun' award at GNTC law enforcement academy graduation
Posted: December 01, 2014

Rome’s Tyler Crosby received Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s “Top Gun” and top student awards at GNTC’s Basic Law Enforcement Academy graduation ceremony November 20.

Saturday 11/29/2014
Retired educators learn about fire safety
Posted: November 29, 2014

Lyndon W. Smith, retired president of the American Fire Advisory Co., spoke during the Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association’s November meeting.

Friday 11/28/2014
Michael Hug earns Kennesaw computer science degree
Posted: November 28, 2014

Michael Hug, grandson of Shirley Shuker of Rome, graduated from Kennesaw State University College of Science and Mathematics with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

Thursday 11/27/2014
Skylar Haynes to compete in Miss Teen Atlanta pageant
Posted: November 27, 2014

Skylar Haynes of Rome has been selected to compete in the 2014 Miss Teen Atlanta pageant on Dec. 14. She is the daughter of Sonja Wells and Johnny Haynes of Rome. Personality is the No. 1 aspect that each contestant is judged on during all phases of competition. If Skylar wins the title, she would represent Atlanta and the surrounding communities at the national competition in Orlando, Florida.

Monday 11/24/2014
Winkler, 16, to compete in Miss Teen Atlanta pageant
Posted: November 24, 2014

Skye Winkler, 16, of Rome has been selected to compete in the Miss Teen Atlanta pageant set for Dec. 14.

Sunday 11/23/2014
New attorney sworn in at Floyd County Superior Court
Posted: November 23, 2014

Joseph Jackson Harris was sworn in Friday as an attorney in Floyd County Superior Court.

Saturday 11/22/2014
Darlington’s Athletic Booster give donation
Posted: November 22, 2014

Kevin Evans, vice president of  Club, presents a $5,000 donation to Head of School Brent Bell (left) on behalf of the athletic boosters in support of faculty endowment.

Gaines graduates from military leadership course
Posted: November 22, 2014

Second Lt. Daniel Gaines of Rome graduated from the Armor Basic Officer Leaders Course at the U.S. Army Armor School in Ft. Benning. The course prepares armor officers to conduct both armor and reconnaissance platoon tactical missions.

Rome native competes in ironman competition
Posted: November 22, 2014

Jennifer Whitley (center) of Rome participated in the Chattanooga Ironman, a 2.4-mile swim in the Tennessee River, a bike ride of 116 miles, and a run of 26 miles, on Sept. 28. The line of participants, approximately 2,500, was about a mile long. She was able to finish in less that 14 hours. She is the daughter of Sarah (left) and Johnny Whitley (right) of Rome. (Contributed photo)

Friday 11/21/2014
Model Class of 1958 looks back over the years
Posted: November 21, 2014

The Model High Class of 1958 conducted its annual reunion at the Oostanaula United Methodist Church activity building on Bells Ferry Road.

Thursday 11/20/2014
Scott serves with Navy sea patrol squadron
Posted: November 20, 2014

Rome native Kevin Scott is serving with the U.S. Navy’s Patrol Squadron Sixteen, also known as the “War Eagles.”

Wednesday 11/19/2014
Everett Springs School Reunion
Posted: November 19, 2014

The annual reunion of Everett Springs School was at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church on Nov. 1. Pictured (from left) are, on the front row: Donald White, Lamar Miller, Carolyn Terry Miller, Daisy Dew Rhinehart, Betty Duvall Herndon, Howard Touchstone, Alvin Duvall and Anna Lee Mills Blalock; middle row: Larry Touchstone, Al Everett, Maryland Ransom Sharpe, Finnis Mills, Martha Terry Kemp, Sandra Treadaway Brown, Beverly Miller Burke, Gail Miller, Richard Earle, Carolyn Mills Cothran; and back row: Sue Mills Houze, Melanie Everett Caldwell and Janice Mills Miller.

Monday 11/17/2014
Mull to lead Ruritan district
Posted: November 17, 2014

Charles Mull has been elected to lead the North Georgia District of Ruritan in 2015.

Georgia Municipal Association gives grants to City of Rome
Posted: November 17, 2014

The city of Rome received a $6,000 safety grant and a $5,995.49 liability grant from the Georgia Municipal Association to purchase various rescue and confined space equipment for the Rome Fire Department. Pictured are Battalion Fire Chief Gene Proctor (from left), Risk Manager Kristy Childre, Assistant City Manager Patrick Eidson and Battalion Fire Chief Brad Roberson.

Pepperell cheerleader to compete for Miss Ga. Teen
Posted: November 17, 2014

Keetra Lauren Murphy, 17, of Rome will compete Thursday, Friday and Saturday for the title of Miss Georgia Teen USA 2015 at the Henry County Performing Arts Theatre in McDonough.

Saturday 11/15/2014
Scout’s Eagle project repairs benches
Posted: November 15, 2014

Alan Shepherd, a Boy Scout with Troop 118, recently completed an Eagle Scout project, which included repairing benches at the tabernacle at Morrison Campground.