Kerri Hosmer has been named the vice president of Adult Education at Georgia Northwestern Technical College.
The Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association gives scholarships each year to education majors who have good academic records, are good citizens and are recommended by their college or university.
Katelyn E. Towe of Rome was one of 29 students in Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts to be inducted into the Zeta of Georgia Chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society.
Shorter University’s chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, the international honor society in business, management and administration, inducted 16 new members recently.
Floyd County CASA has sworn in three new volunteers during April, Child Abuse Prevention Month. Court Appointed Special Advocates help abused and neglected children going through Juvenile Court proceedings. Sue Lagermann, (from left), CASA director; volunteers Donna Miller, Susan Fitzpatrick…
Rome Rotary Club recognizes Rome Middle School Principal Greg Christian (from left) and Terrific Students Jonathan Guerrero, Lindsey Keith, MacKenzie McNitt and Kendall Murphy. Christian will be retiring soon and was thanked by Rome Rotary for his support and encouragement of the Terrific St…
Rome High Interact Club members William Douglas (from left), teacher Mary Holcomb, Kade Garrard, Kate Maslanka, Meredith Burton and Chasmin McKeever attend a recent Rome Rotary meeting.
Scharla Battle, community outreach manager with Cancer Navigators, and Angela James, Cancer Navigators service navigator manager, are now oncology patient navigators —certified generalist.
Five area students are among 183 graduating seniors from schools across Georgia recognized as 2017 Georgia Scholars, the Georgia Department of Education announced today.
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. David Wright (left) presents a plaque to CAP Lt. Col. Earl Tillman honoring him for 50 years of service to the Civil Air Patrol. The presentation was made at the Museum of Flight’s seventh annual Open Hangar Gala at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport. (Photo contr…
Georgia Northwestern Technical College recently held a special luncheon that offered Culinary Arts students, that studied abroad in Ireland last year, the chance to prepare and serve traditional Irish cuisine using the cooking methods and techniques they learned overseas.
The Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association recently met at the Charles C. Parker Center and organized approximately 600 books for distribution to the Floyd Students Summer Program and the North Rome Community Center.
Miss Rome and Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful cleaned up along Riverside Parkway on Saturday, April 8, 2017, as part of a national day of service with the Miss America Organization. Pictured left to right: Olivia Braun, Shorter University; Jenna Kay Groom, Miss Rome’s Outstanding Teen; Julia Rutla…
Tomato plants like these will be available at Darlington School's plant sale, which continues today, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the school on Cave Spring Road's science building. There is a limited supply. Plants are $3 each, but some that are smaller or misshapen will b…
Rome High National Honor Society officers Chris Klasson and Stephania Luna help Armuchee Elementary student Ryan Strickland win a prize at the Relay for Life "Lucky Ducky" game booth in Ridge Ferry Park on Friday afternoon, April 7, 2017. Rome High's NHS raised close to $1,000 for the Americ…
The Baker’s Boutique, a new ladies’ clothing shop on the town square in Cave Spring, holds a ribbon-cutting Friday morning. The boutique, at 6 Alabama St., includes a coffee shop and offers homemade baked goods. Melody Noyes (left, holding scissors) and Joni Baker Canant (right, holding scis…
KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University congratulates the students who were named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List. Local students named to the Dean’s List were enrolled in at least 9 credit hours of courses and earned a grade point average of at least 3.5.
Georgia Highlands College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter brought home more honors than any other college in attendance at the All-Georgia Academic Team Awards luncheon in Atlanta.
It was a crazy rendition of a classic rock song but the performance worked to collect first place and a scholarship in the annual Kiwanis Music Showcase for a group of teens calling themselves Off Constantly.
Morgan Padgett, a senior at Rome High School, is the winner of the annual youth Patriotic Speech Contest held Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Exchange Club of Rome. Morgan will now go on to represent the Rome Exchange Club at the district competition this summer. (Photo contributed by Beverl…
The Tyson Foundation awarded a $25,000 grant Wednesday for the YMCA’s Summer Feeding, Fitness & Enrichment Program. Pictured from left to right are Thomas Huynh, Paul Hart, YMCA Executive Director Scott McCreless, YMCA Board President Stephen Moseley, Chris Quillen, Ron Casey and Lynn Bu…
Model Middle School has won the 2017 Floyd County Academic Quiz Bowl for middle schools. This is the third victory in the last four years for the Model team. The Academic Quiz Bowl is a county-wide academic competition and this year the event was held at Berry College on Wednesday, March 15.
Grand Illusion, the award-winning Rome Middle School show choir, will perform Broadway On Broad Street this weekend at the DeSoto Theatre on Broad Street.
Beth Youngblood, a teacher at Glenwood Primary School, does not just teach and encourage the children in her class to read but she also seeks to capture the attention of adult readers by sharing a ghostly tale. Youngblood has published a book that is a compilation of local ghost lore.
Lexi Beard, a senior at Pepperell High School, has been selected to display one of her paintings at the Georgia Capitol as part of the Art of Georgia exhibit.
The Medical College of Georgia has honored three Rome physicians for their contributions to the third- and fourth-year medical training program in Rome.
Telisa Chapman, graduation interventionist and athletic director at Armuchee High School, has been named Athletic Director of the Year for region 7-AA by the Georgia Athletic Directors Association. The honor is voted on by other athletic directors.
The Unity Christian School drama department held their first production of “A Night on Broadway” on Thursday and Friday nights at Northside Church in Armuchee.
Floyd County police investigator Byron McCarley was awarded a Public Service Award from the International Association of Special Investigations Unit during an annual program at Kennesaw State University on Wednesday.
Floyd Against Drugs was one of 171 community coalitions recently honored during a graduation ceremony at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America National Leadership Forum, just outside of Washington, D.C.
Rome Middle School’s Grand Illusion won awards for Best Choreography, Best Vocals, Grand Champions and the People’s Choice at the Diamond Classic in Albertville, Alabama.
Rome’s Libby and Ira Levy will be among a group of preservation supporters from around the state at The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual Preservation Gala on April 1 in Atlanta.
Romans gathered at the new William S. Davies Shelter on Thursday to plant a redwood tree and dedicate a marker honoring the life and service of Dr. Robert M. Cates.
Photographers and videographers who have a unique vision of Rome and Floyd County are encouraged to submit their works in the 2017 Photo & Video Exhibition.