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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Rome High graduate is Coast Guard commander
Posted: July 22, 2014

Matthew Hammond has been promoted to the rank of commander in the U.S. Coast Guard and assigned as executive officer aboard the 378-foot high-endurance cutter Munro, stationed in Kodiak, Alaska.

Sunday 07/20/2014
Universities announce local students' honors: graduation, dean's list
Posted: July 20, 2014

Samford University

Friday 07/18/2014
Shorter names Spring 2014 Dean's List
Posted: July 18, 2014

Shorter announces Dean’s List

Rome High graduate named to LaGrange College leadership program
Posted: July 18, 2014

Amanda Bradfield, a graduate of Rome High School, has been accepted into the prestigious Leaders Inspired for Tomorrow leadership development program at LaGrange College.

Monday 07/14/2014
Steven Hudson first to earn TigerFlight Jake Award
Posted: July 14, 2014

Steven Hudson, a junior at Rome High School, on Saturday became the first TigerFlight youth member to be promoted to TigerFlight lieutenant and the first youth to receive the TigerFlight Jake Award.

Jason Fluegge graduates
Posted: July 14, 2014

Jason Fluegge of Armuchee, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus in Madison, New Jersey, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in theater arts in May.

Sunday 07/13/2014
East Rome High graduate promoted to major
Posted: July 13, 2014

Chaplain Franklin Scott Caldwell was recently promoted to major. He is a member of the Army Reserves in Grand Prairie, Texas, and is chaplain of the 300th Special Troops Battalion. Caldwell, a 1990 East Rome High School graduate, is a 24-year veteran and has served in Operation Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Wednesday 07/09/2014
Family donates doctor's desk set to historical society
Posted: July 09, 2014

Siblings Margaret and Hassell Herrin recently donated a family treasure to the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society.

Saturday 07/05/2014
Darlington School graduate receives $5,000 award
Posted: July 05, 2014

Darlington School graduate Bethany Cagle has been named one of eight children of Lorillard Tobacco Company employees to receive $5,000 stipends from the Lorillard Children’s Scholarship Program to help further their education.

Wednesday 07/02/2014
Silver Creek Roman named to University of Alabama dean's list
Posted: July 02, 2014

Dakota Ellis Ball of Silver Creek was named to the University of Alabama’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester.

Tuesday 07/01/2014
UGA student receives golf foundation’s performance award
Posted: July 01, 2014

Rome resident and University of Georgia student Courtney Cunningham was awarded the 2014 Dick Franklin Performance Award from the Georgia State Golf Association Foundation.

Everett graduates from Georgia Tech
Posted: July 01, 2014

Michelle Everett of Rome graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture on May 3.

Whitaker earns law degree from William & Mary
Posted: July 01, 2014

Emily Caroline Whitaker from Rome recently graduated from the College of William & Mary law school with a juris doctor degree.

Samford University announces Spring Dean’s List
Posted: July 01, 2014

The following area students earned places on Samford University’s Dean’s List for the spring semester:

Monday 06/30/2014
Honors announced for local students at Reinhardt
Posted: June 30, 2014

The following area students were named to the Reinhardt University Dean’s List for spring semester 2014:

Honors announced for local students at Gadsden State
Posted: June 30, 2014

The following area students earned spots on the spring semester 2014 Dean’s List at Gadsden State Community College:

Cave Spring church youth win Superwow Camp cup
Posted: June 30, 2014

The Youth at Grace Fellowship Baptist Church in Cave Spring recently attended Superwow Camp in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Sunday 06/29/2014
Delta Kappa Gamma installs 6 new officers
Posted: June 29, 2014

Delta Kappa Gamma installs new officers

Wednesday 06/25/2014
Smith graduates from University of North Georgia
Posted: June 25, 2014

Morgan Leigh Smith of Rome has graduated from the University of North Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management degree.Save and close

Nelson makes President's List at Georgia Southwestern State University
Posted: June 25, 2014

Samantha Nelson, a resident of Rome, was among 165 students who made the Spring 2014 President’s List for scholastic achievement at Georgia Southwestern State University.