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.
DaVita has awarded the Pregnancy Center of Rome a $1,000 Way of Giving grant.
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.
Dr. John Kirkland, a vascular surgeon with Harbin Clinic, has been installed as president of the Georgia Vascular Society.
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.
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.
Lyndon W. Smith, retired president of the American Fire Advisory Co., spoke during the Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association’s November meeting.
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.
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.
Skye Winkler, 16, of Rome has been selected to compete in the Miss Teen Atlanta pageant set for Dec. 14.
Joseph Jackson Harris was sworn in Friday as an attorney in Floyd County Superior Court.
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.
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.
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)
The Model High Class of 1958 conducted its annual reunion at the Oostanaula United Methodist Church activity building on Bells Ferry Road.
Rome native Kevin Scott is serving with the U.S. Navy’s Patrol Squadron Sixteen, also known as the “War Eagles.”
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.
Charles Mull has been elected to lead the North Georgia District of Ruritan in 2015.
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.
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.
Alan Shepherd, a Boy Scout with Troop 118, recently completed an Eagle Scout project, which included repairing benches at the tabernacle at Morrison Campground.