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Floyd nominee is Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership semifinalist

Alice Towe, a horticulture student at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Floyd County campus, is one of four GNTC students from across the region selected as the college’s semifinalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.

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Thursday 01/22/2015
Georgia Highlands College announces President's List, Dean's List
Posted: January 22, 2015

Georgia Highlands College has announced the Floyd County students named to the 2014 fall President’s List and Dean’s List.

Sunday 01/18/2015
Combs named to Campbellsville University Dean’s List
Posted: January 18, 2015

Derek Neil Combs, a Campbellsville University freshman from Rome, is among those earning a spot on the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester, according to Frank Cheatham, senior vice president for academic affairs.

Rome students make Furman Dean’s List
Posted: January 18, 2015

The following Furman University students from Rome are included on the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester:

Thursday 01/15/2015
Floyd County Sheriff’s Office announces promotions and honors
Updated: January 17, 2015 - 12:07 am

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office announced its annual employee awards for 2014 and made several promotions.

Public invited to participate in Exchange Club's Proudly We Hail award
Posted: January 15, 2015

The Americanism Committee of the Exchange Club of Rome is beginning its annual Proudly We Hail Award competition that is open to businesses, government agencies, residents, and schools throughout Rome and Floyd County. The award is given to nominated and selected persons or agencies that properly display the American flag on a continuing basis. It is important that if the flag is flown, it should be in good repair and suitable for display. If the flag is flown during the hours of darkness then it must be properly illuminated. There are several good examples in our community and those citizens hopefully will participate.

Wednesday 01/14/2015
Retired Harbin Clinic president awarded E. Dale Threadgill Community Service Award
Posted: January 14, 2015

J. Paul Ferguson, M.D., retired President and CEO of Harbin Clinic, recently received the E. Dale Threadgill Community Service Award from Leadership Georgia.

Smith earns education degree at UGA
Posted: January 14, 2015

Cassie Smith, formerly of Rome, received a bachelor of science degree in education from the University of Georgia during the 2014 Fall Commencement ceremony.

Saturday 01/10/2015
Williams promoted to sergeant with the Floyd County Police Department
Updated: January 10, 2015 - 11:05 pm

Floyd County Police Cpl. David “Rusty” Williams has been promoted to sergeant effective Sunday.

Friday 01/09/2015
Alumni to return for fourth annual Leadership Darlington program
Posted: January 09, 2015

Twenty-seven Darlington School alumni representing five states and seven cities in Georgia will participate in the school’s fourth annual Leadership Darlington program in March.

Thursday 01/08/2015
Georgia Farm Bureau offering scholarships to high school seniors
Posted: January 08, 2015

Georgia Farm Bureau will award a total of $14,250 in scholarships to 10 high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree in agriculture, family and consumer sciences or a related field, Leigh Rush, Floyd County Farm Bureau president, announced.

Friday 01/02/2015
Lovell earns masters from Columbus State
Updated: January 10, 2015 - 8:51 pm

Donald G. Lovell of Rome was recently awarded the Master of Public Administration degree from Columbus State University in Columbus. Lovell is also an inductee of the Pi Alpha Alpha and Phi Theta Kappa honor societies.

Wednesday 12/31/2014
Georgia College announces Dean’s List
Posted: December 31, 2014

The following students made the Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville:

Clements earns bachelor’s degree
Posted: December 31, 2014

Caroline Clements of Rome, earned a bachelor of business administration degree during the fall 2014 commencement ceremony at Georgia College.

Sunday 12/28/2014
Educators complete doctorates; 2 work in Floyd schools, 1 in Woodstock
Posted: December 28, 2014

Three Floyd County Schools graduates, Robbie Vincent, Linda Franklin and Kerry Martin, recently received their doctorate degrees from Lincoln Memorial University.

Friday 12/26/2014
Grant helps improve American Legion post
Posted: December 26, 2014

An $8,300 grant provided through The Home Depot helped make some improvements at American Legion Post 506 on Peachtree Street in Rome. Team Depot also provided eight volunteers to help paint the interior of the building.

Thursday 12/25/2014
Locals make President’s List at Georgia College in Milledgeville
Posted: December 25, 2014

The following students from Rome made the 2014 fall President’s List at Georgia College in Milledgeville:

Tuesday 12/23/2014
Berry College releases fall 2014 Dean’s List
Posted: December 23, 2014

The following students have been named to Berry College’s fall 2014 Dean’s List, according to Provost Kathy Richardson. The dean’s list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

Daugherty earns Washburn University honors
Posted: December 23, 2014

Washburn University announced that Virginia Lauren Daugherty of Rome was named to the Fall 2014 Dean’s Honor Roll.

Saturday 12/20/2014
Main High Class of 1966 celebrates reunion
Posted: December 20, 2014

Main High School Class of 1966 met at Adairsville Inn Restaurant in Adairsville recently to celebrate 48 years since graduating from high school.

Friday 12/19/2014
Educators and former Floyd County Schools graduates earn doctorates
Posted: December 19, 2014

Destination Graduation does not always end with high school graduation or even college graduation with a bachelors degree. Robbie Vincent, Linda Franklin, and Kerry Martin recently graduated with their doctorate degrees from Lincoln Memorial University.