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Rome-Floyd E.C.O. River Education Center volunteers recognized for service

Two volunteers with the Rome-Floyd E.C.O. River Education Center were honored for their service during the Rome City Commission meeting Monday.

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Monday 08/25/2014
Lambert named to Armstrong State Dean’s List
Posted: August 25, 2014

Armstrong State University in Savannah recently named Maggie Lambert of Armuchee to the Dean’s List for the summer 2014 semester. Lambert, a psychology major, earned a GPA of 3.6 or higher for the semester.

Collins receives 50-year Masonic apron
Posted: August 25, 2014

Jerry Collins received his 50-year Masonic apron during the Floyd County Masonic Convention at Cherokee Lodge No. 66. Pictured behind him are his sons, Jeff, Jody and Joel Collins, who also are Masons. The four Collins men represent 119 years of Mason service.

Sunday 08/24/2014
Officers announce their retirement from Floyd County police department
Posted: August 24, 2014

The Floyd County Police Department announced the retirement of two longtime officers who have 36 years of combined service and experience.

Friday 08/22/2014
Citizens First awards Jack Parker Scholarships to 2 local graduates
Posted: August 22, 2014

Citizens First Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, recently announced its 2014 Jack Parker Scholarship recipients. Among the recipients were Christopher Hill and Wilson Taylor.

Thursday 08/21/2014
Rome City Manager to chair Heart of Community board
Posted: August 21, 2014

Rome City Manager Sammy Rich has been appointed Chairman of the Heart of the Community Foundation Board of Governors for 2014-2015.

Sunday 08/17/2014
West Rome High Class of '74 gathers for reunion
Posted: August 17, 2014

The  West Rome High School class of 1974 had their 40th reunion Aug. 9 at Mellow Mushroom on Broad Street.

Saturday 08/16/2014
Coosa High School grad receives scholarship to Shorter
Posted: August 16, 2014

Rome’s Rachel Waters has been selected to receive an Alfred Shorter Scholarship to attend Shorter University.

Thursday 08/14/2014
McNiece reappointed to Georgia Municipal Association’s Legislative Policy Council
Posted: August 14, 2014

Rome City Commissioner Evie McNiece has been reappointed to serve on the Georgia Municipal Association’s Legislative Policy Council.

Sutherland graduates from Air Force basic training
Posted: August 14, 2014

Airman Tyler J. Sutherland graduated June 6 from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.

Sunday 08/10/2014
Romans earn degrees at Western Governors University
Posted: August 10, 2014

The following Rome residents earned degrees from Western Governors University, an accredited online university based in Salt Lake City, Utah:

Friday 08/08/2014
AT&T donates $13,600 to United Way of Rome and Floyd County
Posted: August 08, 2014

AT&T has continued its support of the United Way of Rome and Floyd County through a $13,600 donation.

Thursday 08/07/2014
Brinson Askew Berry partner Thomas Richardson accepts Inn of Court invitation
Updated: August 10, 2014 - 2:09 am

Thomas D. Richardson, a partner with Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP, has accepted an invitation to become a Master of the Bench in the inaugural class of the W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court.

Wednesday 08/06/2014
Ledbetter inducted into Kappa Delta Pi honor society
Posted: August 06, 2014

Joan Ledbetter was inducted July 24 into Xi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Page granted cooler with locking capability patent
Posted: August 06, 2014

Rome resident Rex E. Page was granted a patent for a more efficient and secure cooler by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Tuesday 08/05/2014
Brock named faculty member of the year at Medical College of Georgia
Updated: August 11, 2014 - 1:05 am

Harbin Clinic's Dr. Paul Brock was named Faculty Member of the Year by students at the Medical College of Georgia for his work at the clinical campus in Rome.

Monday 08/04/2014
Local musicians named to Tri-State Gospel Music Hall of Fame in Chattanooga
Posted: August 04, 2014

Floyd County musicians Dave Patterson and Johnny Carter have been inducted into the Tri-State Gospel Music Hall of Fame in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Area students get degrees from Jacksonville State University
Posted: August 04, 2014

The following area students were among the 728 graduates receiving degrees from Jacksonville State University in Alabama in May:

Sunday 08/03/2014
Rome High graduate serving on Navy vessel
Posted: August 03, 2014

SAN DIEGO — Petty Officer 2nd Class Bridgette Pinkard, a 2008 Rome High graduate, is a hospital corpsman aboard the USS Somerset.

Friday 08/01/2014
2 are finalists for Ga. Young Farmer awards
Posted: August 01, 2014

Iris Peeler and Cleve Jackson of Floyd County have been named finalists for the Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmer Award.

Saturday 07/26/2014
Donna Parker is new Rome Lions Club president
Posted: July 26, 2014

Rome’s Donna Parker was installed as president of the Rome Lions Club for the coming year at a recent club meeting.