Morning Pointe of Calhoun residents enjoyed cheerful company this Christmas holiday, as Gordon Central High School’s National Honor Society students paid a visit to the assisted living and memory care community.
Georgia Highlands College has announced students named to the 2016 fall President’s List and Dean’s List. To achieve President’s List status, students must earn a 4.0 GPA and attain a minimum of nine semester hours of credit. To make the Dean’s List, students must complete a minimum of nine semester hours and average at least a 3.5 GPA.
Boy Scout Troop 113, sponsored by Rome’s First United Methodist Church, presented the coveted Eagle Scout Award to Braden Rice Alford, William Collins Green, Vincent Alan Johnson, George Ronald Lataif, Joseph Castleman McDaniel and Reid Robertson Parker on Tuesday.
The Georgia Power campaign and support for Floyd County March for Babies raised over $17,000 during the 2016 campaign and the annual golf tournament. The strong support and dedication of the employees of Georgia Power during the last 15 years, has contributed more than $300,000 to support the mission and research of the March of Dimes.
Darlington Upper School seniors Anna Claire Atha and Elijah McKoy have been selected to represent Darlington in the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Department’s John Pinson Jr. Outstanding Student Athlete scholarship competition.
Coosa High School student Keiley Rowland has been selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American, joining an elite group of marching band members who will perform during halftime at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Members of the Rome Lions Club and the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation, along with Rome Boys & Girls Club Director Lawrence Simonson recently conducted a vision screening at the club, 100 Gadson St.
Keiley Rowland, a senior at Coosa High, has been selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American, joining an elite group of marching band members who will perform during halftime at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Army Selection Tour will make a stop at Coosa High on Wednesday, November 9 to honor Rowland for her selection. Rowland is in the Coosa High color guard.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative is seeking nominations for its 2017 Greenie Awards that recognize efforts in the areas of water conservation, sustainability, innovation, land protection and outdoor recreation.
Floyd County Commissioner Scotty Hancock was recently recognized by ACCG, Georgia’s county association, for receiving certification in the association’s training and education program, the Lifelong Learning Academy.
Shorter University will honor two alumni — Joan Stogner Long and Tyler Thomas — with its 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards will be presented during halftime of Shorter’s homecoming football game on Saturday at Barron Stadium.