Two volunteers with the Rome-Floyd E.C.O. River Education Center were honored for their service during the Rome City Commission meeting Monday.
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.
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.
The Floyd County Police Department announced the retirement of two longtime officers who have 36 years of combined service and experience.
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.
Rome City Manager Sammy Rich has been appointed Chairman of the Heart of the Community Foundation Board of Governors for 2014-2015.
The West Rome High School class of 1974 had their 40th reunion Aug. 9 at Mellow Mushroom on Broad Street.
Rome’s Rachel Waters has been selected to receive an Alfred Shorter Scholarship to attend Shorter University.
Rome City Commissioner Evie McNiece has been reappointed to serve on the Georgia Municipal Association’s Legislative Policy Council.
Airman Tyler J. Sutherland graduated June 6 from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.
The following Rome residents earned degrees from Western Governors University, an accredited online university based in Salt Lake City, Utah:
AT&T has continued its support of the United Way of Rome and Floyd County through a $13,600 donation.
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.
Joan Ledbetter was inducted July 24 into Xi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Rome resident Rex E. Page was granted a patent for a more efficient and secure cooler by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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.
Floyd County musicians Dave Patterson and Johnny Carter have been inducted into the Tri-State Gospel Music Hall of Fame in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The following area students were among the 728 graduates receiving degrees from Jacksonville State University in Alabama in May:
SAN DIEGO — Petty Officer 2nd Class Bridgette Pinkard, a 2008 Rome High graduate, is a hospital corpsman aboard the USS Somerset.
Iris Peeler and Cleve Jackson of Floyd County have been named finalists for the Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmer Award.