Mount Berry Mall will host a Summer Showcase Thursday, to showcase the best in local food, entertainment, recreations, business and health care from 3 to 6 p.m.
Rome's hotels and restaurants will begin filling up Thursday night with more than 2,000 Jehovah's Witnesses returning for their annual regional convention.
Conservative Rome lawyers Joel Thornton and David Guldenschuh believe that Judge Brett Kavanaugh won’t have any trouble getting a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court but also said his confirmation would not necessarily shift the balance of the court to a distinctly conservative bent.
The summer farmers market at Berry College returns Saturday, as young enterprising students and outside vendors bring their goods for sale from the morning to early afternoon.
Attorneys representing a Rome man in a federal lawsuit alleging his civil rights were violated by a former Floyd County Sheriff’s Office deputy during a January 2017 incident at the jail have filed a motion opposing summary judgment.
A Rome-Floyd County fire investigator was called out to a mobile home Monday evening after it sustained extensive damage from a blaze, which the owner of the residence said started when a camp stove he was using inside blew up.
An associate medical examiner with the GBI testified Monday in the murder trial of a man accused of killing his mother at her Larkspur Lane home that she was stabbed 22 times and sustained 38 cut wounds.
An Acworth man who attempted to have his ex-wife killed — promising $10,000 and two Atlanta Hawks basketball tickets as payment — was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Rome to 10 years in prison.
Calhoun police continue on Monday to investigate the separate deaths of two men who were found in separate areas of Calhoun on Sunday, July 15.
Players and fans converged over the weekend at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College for the USTA Georgia State Junior Open. The event drew more than 500 players plus their families and continues through Tuesday.
Sheriff Tim Burkhalter and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office have partnered with a number of non-profit organizations and local businesses to provide a free Church Safety and Security Summit on Aug. 25, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For the last several years the sheriff’s office has made an attempt…
The White House is again slashing funds for the “navigators’’ who help enroll people in the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges.
Romans took full advantage of an opportunity to see what Broad Street buildings might have looked like over a century ago Saturday. Tours of Underground Rome, the original first floors of buildings on Broad Street, have become an annual fundraiser for the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia.
The U.S. Navy's nuclear submarine fleet is perhaps the most critical component to the military advantage the United States still holds over Russia and other potential adversaries. Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Paul Ebel told members of the Jake Puryear Detachment 1020 of the Marine Corps League in …
Running a charity organization ten years after a dramatic downturn in the economy is still a major challenge. United Way of Rome and Floyd County Director Rich Lampkin said Friday one of the things that makes it particularly difficult in Rome is that there are so many outstanding not for pro…
Though today’s lineup of events is not as packed as weekends of the past few weeks, there will be food, from fresh veggies to barbecue, being served up and opportunities to learn both local history and that of the nation during several local events.
Volunteers who serve at Floyd Medical Center presented hospital officials with a record $285,000 gift this week, representing proceeds from the hard work of the scores of volunteers who work in the hospitals gift shop along with proceeds from newborn baby pictures and memorial gifts. The don…
The relationship between Rockmart’s annual Homespun Festival and Duke Museum of Military History is one of shared tradition. The Homespun Festival celebrates the tradition of communities sharing music, art and good food with family and friends.Likewise, the museum celebrates the tradition of…
A lot of music could be heard in and around Rome High School this past week as around 255 band students and their directors assembled throughout the campus to practice for the upcoming season.
The newest CEO at one of Rome's major medical facilities is no stranger to the medical community in Rome. Kindred Healthcare has announced the promotion of Jennifer Johnstone to the CEO post at Kindred Hospital. Johnstone has served Chief Clinical Officer at the long-term acute care hospital…
Recruitment efforts continue to try and secure a veterinarian for the PAWS facility on North Avenue, in what would be a major step in cutting back the cyclical impact of kitten and puppy seasons.
Rome Board of Education members have given the go-ahead for Superintendent Lou Byars to share the eighth version of a new memorandum of understanding with the school system’s two partners for the South Rome Early Learning Center.
America’s Run For The Fallen arrived in Rome on Tuesday morning, crossing over the state line on Alabama Highway as runners made their way into the city along Shorter Avenue and then Second Avenue with locals joining in at several points.
Emerson Mack Abbott Jr. will spend the rest of his life in prison for the shotgun killings of a Terhune Road couple in January 2015.
Brian Kemp's "Putting Georgians First" bus tour rolled into Rome early Tuesday for a meet-and-greet at the Steak ‘n’ Shake that drew about two dozen local Republicans.
Roman Chris Kerr has been elected as the incoming chair of the Heart of the Community Foundation. In addition to the foundation, Kerr is a member of the City of Rome Public Arts Committee, the Rome Rotary Club and serves on the Board of Directors for the Rome Area Council for the Arts and th…
Floyd County Board of Education members are looking to approve a slight rollback to its property tax rate this morning, following a third required public hearing on the matter.
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington D.C. Circuit has vacated the 30 year licensure of seven Alabama Power dams on the CoosaRiver, including Weiss Dam. Several conservation groups, including American Rivers, the Alabama Rivers Alliance appealed the licensure, alleging it v…
Following a one-day trial Monday, a jury found a Rome man guilty on felony charges stemming from a robbery at a Martha Berry Boulevard convenience store and an assault on a female clerk.