Compassionate Paws’ 10th anniversary celebration at Ridge Ferry Park Sunday confirmed a wide interest in a public dog park.
A Canton man accused of taking potshots at drivers leaving the Wings Over North Georgia air show in Rome was in jail without bond on numerous charges Sunday night.
The Rome City Commission is expected Monday to set the garbage collection and facility rental rates for the coming year.
The Floyd County Commission is slated to consider on Tuesday a proposal to provide spay and neuter services at PAWS, the county’s animal shelter at 99 North Ave.
Billed by the SPLOST Citizens Advisory Committee as the centerpiece of the proposed $63.8 million package, details remain sketchy on the $8 million Rome-Floyd County Agricultural Center — but supporters contend it’s a worthwhile project.
Four candidates for two Cave Spring City Council seats faced off with few disagreements at a forum hosted by the town’s Downtown Development Authority.
In a world where communications technology is changing almost daily, traditional ham radio is frequently a critical link to the world when Mother Nature disrupts daily life. The Rome ham operators held their annual Al Brock Hamfest at the Rome Senior Citizens Center on Riverside Parkway Saturday.
Rome area Boy Scouts held an emergency preparedness day event at Home Depot in Rome Saturday. Jaden Key, a Venture Scout, from left, learns about one of the local K-9s from handler Jimmy Allred with K-9 Rhett and Alora Key, another Venture Scout from Crew 81 in Rome. (Doug Walker, RN-T)
The One Book, Many Voices event held Thursday featured author Matt de La Pena, who spoke to students, parents and the public about his book "I Will Save You." The author is a 2016 Newbery Medal winner.
Descendants of Admiral John H. Towers, the Rome native known as the Father of Naval Aviation took advantage of a visit to Rome by the iconic Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron to present a model of a Wright Aircraft Engine Cyclone radial engine used in Towers’ aircraft that crossed t…
North Broad Baptist Church is celebrating its 150th anniversary Sunday. The church has actually had four names and been located at three sites in North Rome since it was founded in 1867.
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, rock stars of the air show industry, roared into Rome Thursday morning in advance of the Wings over North Georgia air show at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport this Saturday and Sunday weekend.
Those wishing to take in a little more from the two-day Wings Over North Georgia Air Show, which starts Saturday, can turn their eyes toward the sky at noon Friday for a full rehearsal that will include the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels.
An insurance firm that describes itself as a healthcare companion to anyone who is in the market for insurance and wellness announced they plan to invest $39 million over the next five to six years as it develops a workforce in technical sales and customer management.
Patsy Wade is on a mammogram mission. She is a volunteer Breast Health Advocate for The Breast Center at Floyd and is also employed as a patient advocate at Floyd Medical Center’s Emergency Care Center.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development today announced that Candor, a healthcare coverage marketplace specializing in pairing millennial consumers with top health plans, will create 675 professional jobs over a 5-year period in Floyd County. Through 2023, the company plans to invest …
The sound of flute music filled teacher Michelle Clay’s classroom at Pepperell Elementary School on Wednesday as students trekked across the U.S. during the first Native American Day.
Plans are in the works to create a TAD around Mount Berry Mall, but the footprint of the area where developers would get a tax break is smaller than requested by Hull Property Group.
Bestselling author Matt de la Peña will be speaking tonight on his Newberry Award-winning young adult novel “I Will Save You” — this year’s One Book/Many Voices selection.
The Medical College of Georgia is in the process of creating a system of regional campuses in order to provide hospitals with much needed physicians.
Rome businessman Ira Levy has been given the green light for a 35-room addition to his Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham hotel property. The Rome Historic Preservation Commission signed off on revised plans for the project without any dissent Wednesday.
The active option on the 132-acre former Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital property has expired, although the chamber is still working to market the property.
More than 3,500 Floyd County residents buy their insurance through the state’s Affordable Care Act exchange, according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Renowned international chef Piero Premoli will be in Rome for a special Tuesday night five-course fundraiser for the Rome Area History Museum.
The Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce is celebrating high-tech activity across the community with its annual fall Geek Week through Friday. The celebration begins Tuesday night with a trivia event at the Dark Side of the Moon at 236 Broad Street.
Floyd County residents who want to get away for a weekend and add a little more color to their lives don’t have to travel too far, according to state officials.
A man who police say was standing beside a tree with his pants “pulled down to his knees” and looking in an area toward a playground was indicted on a child molestation charge.
Rome’s Alcohol Control Commission is slated to consider tonight a decrease in the cost of most pouring and package sales permits for 2018.
In-person advance voting starts today for two countywide sales-tax proposals and open seats on Rome and Cave Spring elected boards.
Georgia Highlands College continues its “Charging Across China: A Cultural Celebration” yearlong event in October with an academic conference on the cultural aspects of doing business in China.
If anyone passing Admiral John H. Towers Plaza on Saturday afternoon had their red flags raised over seeing a man trapped in a tank of water, there’s no cause for concern, he’s a professional illusionist and escape artist.
“I tell people I make my chili how I like my women — hot but sweet,” said Steve Durbin, a longtime chili maker who was behind bars Saturday during the 22nd Annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cook Off at Ridge Ferry Park.
Downtown Rome’s fall festivities kicked off Saturday morning with overcast skies along with a cool breeze as runners lined up for the second largest 5K race and two-mile health walk in Rome, the Harbin Hero Hustle.
Volunteers from Georgia Power Plant Hammond and the Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful organization will fan out across the Simms Mountain Trail on Friday for the annual Rivers Alive clean up. It marks the second straight fall the Simms Mountain Trail near the intersection of Huffaker and Big Texas V…
“I want my mommy” and “I’m a scaredy cat” were some common statements from Pepperell Primary students on Friday, as they entered the Dark Dark Library led by media specialist Tony Pope.
A route through Cartersville for a high-speed passenger rail connection between Atlanta and Chattanooga is expected to be locked in before the end of the month.
Squeals and giggles were the order of the day as third-graders from Armuchee Elementary School released close to a thousand lake sturgeon into the Oostanaula River on Thursday. Most of the fish were in the 4- to 6-inch range though some that had been held over at state hatcheries were 13-15 …