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Mitchell named registrar at Shorter University

Justin A. Mitchell has been named registrar at Shorter University. As registrar Mitchell is responsible for maintaining student records and serving as an academic liaison between faculty and staff. He will also manage student and class scheduling and degree audits, evaluate transfer credit, determine athletic eligibility and prepare the university’s annual catalog.

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Friday 07/18/2014
Rome High graduate named to LaGrange College leadership program
Posted: July 18, 2014

Amanda Bradfield, a graduate of Rome High School, has been accepted into the prestigious Leaders Inspired for Tomorrow leadership development program at LaGrange College.

Monday 07/14/2014
Steven Hudson first to earn TigerFlight Jake Award
Posted: July 14, 2014

Steven Hudson, a junior at Rome High School, on Saturday became the first TigerFlight youth member to be promoted to TigerFlight lieutenant and the first youth to receive the TigerFlight Jake Award.

Jason Fluegge graduates
Posted: July 14, 2014

Jason Fluegge of Armuchee, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus in Madison, New Jersey, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in theater arts in May.

Sunday 07/13/2014
East Rome High graduate promoted to major
Posted: July 13, 2014

Chaplain Franklin Scott Caldwell was recently promoted to major. He is a member of the Army Reserves in Grand Prairie, Texas, and is chaplain of the 300th Special Troops Battalion. Caldwell, a 1990 East Rome High School graduate, is a 24-year veteran and has served in Operation Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Wednesday 07/09/2014
Family donates doctor's desk set to historical society
Posted: July 09, 2014

Siblings Margaret and Hassell Herrin recently donated a family treasure to the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society.

Saturday 07/05/2014
Darlington School graduate receives $5,000 award
Posted: July 05, 2014

Darlington School graduate Bethany Cagle has been named one of eight children of Lorillard Tobacco Company employees to receive $5,000 stipends from the Lorillard Children’s Scholarship Program to help further their education.

Wednesday 07/02/2014
Silver Creek Roman named to University of Alabama dean's list
Posted: July 02, 2014

Dakota Ellis Ball of Silver Creek was named to the University of Alabama’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester.

Tuesday 07/01/2014
UGA student receives golf foundation’s performance award
Posted: July 01, 2014

Rome resident and University of Georgia student Courtney Cunningham was awarded the 2014 Dick Franklin Performance Award from the Georgia State Golf Association Foundation.

Everett graduates from Georgia Tech
Posted: July 01, 2014

Michelle Everett of Rome graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture on May 3.

Whitaker earns law degree from William & Mary
Posted: July 01, 2014

Emily Caroline Whitaker from Rome recently graduated from the College of William & Mary law school with a juris doctor degree.

Samford University announces Spring Dean’s List
Posted: July 01, 2014

The following area students earned places on Samford University’s Dean’s List for the spring semester:

Monday 06/30/2014
Honors announced for local students at Reinhardt
Posted: June 30, 2014

The following area students were named to the Reinhardt University Dean’s List for spring semester 2014:

Honors announced for local students at Gadsden State
Posted: June 30, 2014

The following area students earned spots on the spring semester 2014 Dean’s List at Gadsden State Community College:

Cave Spring church youth win Superwow Camp cup
Posted: June 30, 2014

The Youth at Grace Fellowship Baptist Church in Cave Spring recently attended Superwow Camp in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Sunday 06/29/2014
Delta Kappa Gamma installs 6 new officers
Posted: June 29, 2014

Delta Kappa Gamma installs new officers

Wednesday 06/25/2014
Smith graduates from University of North Georgia
Posted: June 25, 2014

Morgan Leigh Smith of Rome has graduated from the University of North Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management degree.Save and close

Nelson makes President's List at Georgia Southwestern State University
Posted: June 25, 2014

Samantha Nelson, a resident of Rome, was among 165 students who made the Spring 2014 President’s List for scholastic achievement at Georgia Southwestern State University.

Silver Creek native earns Bachelor's degree from Lipscomb University
Posted: June 25, 2014

Silver Creek student Jason Turner was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lipscomb University at the conclusion of the fall semester 2013.

Roman returns from study abroad in Rome, Italy
Posted: June 25, 2014

Emily Lataif, a University of Dallas student from Rome, recently returned from spending the 2014 spring semester studying abroad at the University of Dallas’ 12-acre Eugene Constantin Campus just outside Rome, Italy.

East Rome High class of '64 gathers for reunion
Posted: June 25, 2014

East Rome High School Class of 1964 celebrated their 50th reunion on June 14 at Coosa Country Club. Pictured in the front are Pat Holden Mozley (from left), Susan Farmer McGinnis, Kiska Medlin Moore, Docia Hunt Thaxton, Elaine Carney DuChanois, Arlene Duke Minshew, Glenda Haney Puckett, Susan Gresham Williamson, Gloria Rutledge Walters, Laura Harris Harrison and Sandra Cargle Chandler. In the second row are Sherry Knowles Thompson (from left), Harlan Thompson, Nancy Polick Sands, Phyllis Graham Whitley, Ruby Bishop Clements, Lynn Ray, Shelor Hall Boswell, Nancy Cagle Holland, Pam Peartree Roberts, Judy Agan Barnett, Linda Price Autry and Nancy Hart Brown. In the third row are Michael S. Nichols (from left), Bobby Brownlow, Barbara Caldwell Weathington, Marti Andrews Amos, JoAnne Adams Massey, Diane Poole Coker, Janie Freeman Stoner, Ron Bailiff, Edna Hand, Eddie Edwards, Mr. Thomas Poe (teacher) and Mr. William Teats (coach/teacher). In the fourth row are George Copeland (from left), Bryan O’Bryan, Pat Hill, Dale Farmer, Otha Youngblood, Bob Bagley, Wayne Dunn, Frank Braden and Joe Knighten. Not pictured are Penny Kirby Thacker, Lee Gafford Suddath, Susan Daniel and Coach Ann McCarson Davidson.