Jobs in healthcare are forever evolving and the demand has never been greater. In an effort to educate students about available health professional careers and to cultivate their interests with hands-on experience in related healthcare areas, Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center of Rome in partnership with Georgia Highlands College, will host a summer camp called “Career Quest...A Journey Through Healthcare”.
The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day - 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
It's supposed to stay sunny today but be windy with gusts as high as 20 mph with a chance of showers and thunderstorms rolling in early Friday. Today's high is expected around 80 and tonight's low around 60, according to the National Weather Service.
O’Charley’s developer Wayne Robinson is already hiring for his Rome restaurant, while still awaiting final approval from corporate headquarters on remodeling plans for the building at 707 Turner McCall Blvd.
Plans for a new restaurant in the Cotton Block at Bridgepoint Plaza — to be called The Gibson — were approved Wednesday by the Rome Redevelopment Committee.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate decreased to 7.2 percent in March, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7.5 percent in February. The rate was 9.0 percent in March a year ago.
A Bartow County grand jury found that a Euharlee police officer shouldn’t have used deadly force in the fatal shooting of a local teen, and has directed the district attorney to take further
Hamid Aboutalebi looked like the ideal candidate to become Tehran’s ambassador to the United Nations. He speaks fluent English and French, has served as ambassador to Italy, Australia, Belgium, and the European Union, and — in an ecumenical twist — got his Ph.D. from a Catholic university.
By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ricky Dean Cordle, 59, of Armuchee, died April 22, 2014. Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Hugh Lee Ashley, 86, of 4868 Cedartown Highway, Lindale, died April 19, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.
Mary Melissa Doster, 90, of Loganville, died April 23, 2014. Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.
Robert W. Spivey has died. Wright Memorial Mortuary has charge of the arrangements.
John Larry Huckaby, 69, of Silver Creek, died April 20, 2014. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.
MUCH TIME is spent by Greater Romans and other Northwest Georgians watching sports events of world and national stature on TV, even traveling to faraway places (like Atlanta and Athens) to see them in person. Not too many realize that, starting today and continuing through Sunday, such a big-deal sporting event is coming to them.
Two more people were charged Wednesday in connection with the March 27 kidnapping and assault of a Rome woman, and a man already jailed on the offense received additional charges.
An Alabama man and a woman from Rome who allegedly had $11,000 worth of stolen items were behind bars at Floyd County Jail on Wednesday.
The pursuit of an escaped Floyd County rapist — headed up by federal marshals and involving several local law enforcement agencies — ended with the man’s arrest in Polk County on Wednesday afternoon.
The Northwest Georgia Housing Authority will shut down the waiting list for public housing at the end of June.
The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.