Rome-Floyd County firefighters at Station 4 are wrapping up nearly a year of rescue swimmer training.
Jerry and Joyce Holland are expected to find out Tuesday if they can continue to keep 10 pigs as pets on their 0.72-acre property at 5109 Alabama Highway.
Airport improvements, police equipment, sidewalks and jobs programs are among the local initiatives at risk under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget.
With two voting days left in the 2017 Georgia General Assembly session, Rep. Katie Dempsey, R-Rome, was celebrating passage of a measure she’s worked on for years.
UPDATE: Rome High School head wrestling coach Bryan Aspera is out of jail after turning himself in Friday morning after being accused of having sex with a minor female student.
UPDATE: A former city of Rome employee is charged with felony computer trespass and interference with government property after he reportedly deleted the Rome-Floyd GIS mapping data after he was terminated, jail reports stated.
The echo of shotgun blasts will ring across the ridges and valleys of the Rome region today as hunters don their camouflage in search of the elusive turkey.
From top gun to shining stars, the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office celebrated employees during its first awards dinner Friday night at the Civic Center.
Between standing still for hours, learning presentations in both English and Spanish and repeating their speeches dozens of times, Darlington School’s third-graders had a full — and possibly exhausting — day on Thursday.
Romans interested in the history of the local waterways are getting serious about efforts to preserve the old Myra H riverboat along with artifacts from the steamboat Dixie.
Although they have withdrawn a lawsuit over the discharge permitting process at Georgia Power’s Plant Hammond in Coosa and four other coal-fired plants, environmental groups claim the EPD’s new draft discharge permits aren’t stringent enough.
Nearly 400 teen tennis players and their families will converge on the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College this weekend for the 2017 USTA Georgia Bowl National Championships.
Cave Spring Elementary School is closer to its dream of an outdoor learning center, thanks to a $5,000 donation from the city’s Downtown Development Authority Thursday.
The first three units in the new Joe Wright Village public housing community are nearing completion, but are not likely to be rented until October at the earliest.
It’s time to dust off your gardening gloves and dig in the dirt again! Eagerly anticipated by area gardeners, the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale will be held this year on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, rain or shine. Sale hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on …
Less than a month after Rome’s Harbin Clinic revealed plans for a new medical office building in Adairsville, Gordon Hospital has broken ground for a new single-story 12,418-square-foot office building to serve the Adairsville community.
Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation advisory board members expressed concerns Tuesday about the creation of a city schools competitive youth football program they fear will draw kids away from the unified recreation and Boys & Girls Club programs.
A coalition of churches and community groups is asking Rome officials to help them eliminate “hot spots” of drug sales and gambling in their neighborhoods.
As a Christian university, Shorter faces some challenges in a changing world, but officials, faculty and students are more than willing face them, according to the university’s president.
Construction of a direct connection from Rome through Cartersville to Interstate 75 may not be as far down the road as previously reported.
Outside the sky may have been overcast — but inside the Coosa Country Club there was no lack of light and hope on Tuesday night when the Noon Optimist Club of Rome honored nine local high school seniors.
The Salvation Army is celebrating 130 years of service in Rome this year as well as the organization’s mission of hope, which is spread through its volunteers and workers.
Rome stands to lose at least $400,000 a year under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, and cities across the nation are facing similar situations.
The Gordon County Grand Jury convened this morning and indicted Gordon County School Board member Ricky E. Smith on 19 total counts, including seven counts of financial transaction card theft, nine counts of identity fraud and a count each of theft by taking, criminal trespass and influencin…
Pop singer Cher had a huge hit in 1989 with “If I Could Turn Back Time.” It’s something 88-year-old Bobby Garrard has been doing a lot in recent months.