A shortage of landlords who are willing to participate in a Section 8 Housing Choice program locally is approximately 10% behind what the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development wants for public housing agencies.
The parking decks in downtown Rome are a key element of the city's long-range parking plan, but debate this week showed many are still counting them out.
The start of construction of the new indoor tennis courts at the Rome Tennis Center couldn’t come at a better time for Ann Hortman, director of the Rome Sports Commission.
For 37 years, bluegrass enthusiasts and players have gathered at Armuchee Music Park on Turkey Mountain Road to share their love of the genre with the Memorial Day Weekend Armuchee Bluegrass Festival.
Floyd County Sheriff Tim Burkhalter has been named as the grand marshal of the Lindale Independence Day parade and festivities on June 29.
Leadership at the Shanklin-Attaway Post 5 of the American Legion have confirmed they are once again entertaining serious offers for the sale of their post property on Shorter Avenue.
Elevation House, a new nonprofit, is the first in Georgia to use the Clubhouse model of therapy to help adults with serious mental illnesses.
The historic Ford Auditorium at Berry College is undergoing a $6.3 million renovation to create a first-class performance and recital hall for the music program.
The Rome City Commission moved Monday to grant some relief from the new downtown parking regulations that went into effect that day.
Rome City Commissioners unanimously approved a rezoning Monday that clears the way for a medical office at 1100 Martha Berry Blvd., across from the Cottis Inn.
Rome and Floyd County’s economic development effort has a brighter future thanks to a public-private partnership that is bringing a $22.3 million natural gas pipeline upgrade to western Floyd County.
Floyd County Schools had a called board meeting Monday morning where members were presented with the color scheme for the new Armuchee High School gym, approved an upgrade for school bus cameras and listened to a second presentation by Mountain Education Charter High School.
Romans wrapped up a weekend campaign to combat cancer with the ninth annual Cast Off Against Cancer Sunday. The weekend started with the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life at Ridge Ferry Park.
The Rome City Commission is slated to sign off tonight on resolutions clearing the way for work to start on the school system’s College and Career Academy.
The National Popular Vote interstate compact, which would nullify the Electoral College, has passed in 15 states — and Georgia is among the nine others where legislation is pending.
Rome City Schools board of education met to decide on the systems goals and objectives for the 2019-2020 school year during a called meeting Friday at noon.
The John Wisdom Wagon Train Ride has been a harbinger of fall in Rome for the past 40 years, but the ride this October will mark the final time horse enthusiasts saddle up their horses and mules.
Floyd Medical Center and the Polk School District are partnering together for a new program starting in the 2019-2020 year in hopes of increasing the wellness of students and staff at campuses in Cedartown and Rockmart.
The mournful wail of bagpipes signaled the start of the 23rd annual Peace Officers Memorial Day service in front of Rome’s Joint Law Enforcement Center on Friday.
The Georgia Department of Revenue is installing a new state-of-the-art system, Georgia Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System, to upgrade and modernize the vehicle registration and titling system. The new Georgia DRIVES system will enable more self-service options with the go…
Cancer Navigators’ ninth annual Cast Off Against Cancer is Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Barron Stadium. The free event will include music, vendors and the daisy drop.
The Rome City Schools board of education will hold a called board meeting in the board room of their central office Friday at noon to discuss the strategic plan for fiscal year 2020 as well as other items.
A Southwest Airlines pilot has come to the Johnson Elementary School Kaleidoscope class for three years, through a program which is geared toward fifth-graders to teach them career goals and aviation science.
More than one-third of Georgia hospitals scored an “A’’ in the latest safety ratings by the Leapfrog Group, including Redmond Regional Medical Center locally.
Rome ranks 10th among Georgia’s 14 Metropolitan Statistical Areas for per capita personal income for 2017. The report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis within the U.S. Department of Commerce claims that per capita income in Rome and Floyd County was $37,304 at the end of 2017.
A driver struck a gas line outside of Pepperell High School Wednesday morning, prompting an evacuation of the school by bus to First Baptist Church of Lindale where students were accounted for by school officials and emergency personnel secured the scene.
The Cave Spring City Council held a ceremony dedicating their chamber to Mike Ragland, a former council member, author and local historian who died suddenly in March.
After an hour presentation by the Rome City Schools superintendent the City Finance Committee accepted the 2020 fiscal year budget from the school system and is not expecting an increase in the millage rate based on the budget presented.
Plans for a new deck on the back side of the historic Hillyer House, 2 Coral Ave., were approved by the Rome Historic Preservation Commission Wednesday. Colyn White, a redeveloper from Cartersville, is nearing the completion of a long and expensive overhaul of the home that was gutted in a f…
Third grade Armuchee Elementary students and their families were in the media center, hallways and classrooms of the school partaking in different math activities Tuesday during the first ever Math Celebration.
Rome City Schools’ board of education met Tuesday night to conduct its first public hearing of the 2020 fiscal year budget as well as approve a Georgia Power energy savings proposal.