Thaddeus Grant, 4, a student at the Montessori School of Rome, displayed wisdom beyond his years Friday when he said peace meant, "sharing with your sister." While probably not a global definition of peace, it is certainly a good start. Grant and his mates at the school in Rome joined Montes…
A pop-up public dog park is slated for Sunday at Riverside Park. It's free, but owners will need to show proof of a current rabies shot to bring in their pets.
For the fourth year in a row, Berry College’s HackBerry Lab was invited to the Tellus Museum Discovery Days event alongside various technology organizations from around the state of Georgia.
At the end of last year, Dean Kershner shared the story of the Harvest Hope Home, a farm and orphanage in Malawi, with Rome Rotarians. On Thursday, he returned to the Coosa Country Club ballroom with some special guests, nine of the young kids whose lives have been impacted by the project.
With the fall equinox Saturday, Rome will welcome in the new season and say goodbye to summer with a packed lineup of events, including cardboard boat races, farmers markets and beer — not necessarily in that order.
Floyd Medical Center is further expanding its services into Alabama by adding a primary care office in Piedmont on Oct. 1, according to a Floyd Medical Center press release.
A groundbreaking for The Spires at Berry College has been set for Oct. 19, since reservation deposits for more than 70 percent of the planned units of the continuing care retirement community have been received, according to a news release.
Donated supplies neatly sat on pallets in a warehouse at 1929 N. Broad St. on Tuesday afternoon waiting to eventually fill trailers that will head to hurricane flooding victims in the Carolinas.
New plans for condominium development on Hoyt Hill, at the intersection of West Sixth Avenue and West First Street, were approved Wednesday by the Rome Historic Preservation Commission.
Each high school in Rome and Floyd County posted 2018 graduation rates in the 90s, joining 72 other school systems in the state to do so last school year, according to the Georgia Department of Education.
The construction of the new Armuchee High gym is ready to get underway in the coming weeks, after Floyd County Board of Education members approved a guaranteed maximum price of $9.43 million for the project.
The fourth Saturday in September has been designated as National Hunting and Fishing Day for years. To mark the event, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is hosting its annual Outdoor Adventure Day program for families at James H. “Sloppy” Floyd State Park off U.S. 27 just south of …
Oak Hill and The Martha Berry Museum, 24 Veterans Memorial Highway, is participating in Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day this Saturday.
The latest round of Georgia Department of Transportation contract awards include nearly $30 million worth of projects in Northwest Georgia counties.
The father of state Rep. Christian Coomer has filed paperwork to seek his son's District 14 seat — and he comes with endorsements and cash from top Republican leaders in the House.
Scores Bar & Grill got approval Monday for a beer pouring license from Rome's Alcohol Control Commission, but a new Mexican restaurant on Broad Street asked for a postponement.
Those book lovers who missed the opening day of the Friends of Library Used Book Sale on Saturday may want to head on down to the Rome-Floyd County Library for three days of special sales to round out the annual event.
Attorneys representing the former assistant director of campus safety at Shorter University have filed a lawsuit seeking monetary damages from the university for its alleged “discrimination and retaliation” in firing him late last year.
Representatives from colleges and universities from around the country and the globe were on Darlington campus on Monday for the school’s annual College Fair in the Huffman Athletic Center.
RomeGaCares opened a donation center Monday at 1929 North Broad Street and is accepting help for those whose homes were affected by the heavy downpours as Tropical Storm Florence made its way inland.
Blue skies welcomed the international students and staff members from Charleston Southern who took refuge at Shorter University after being evacuated because of Hurricane Florence.
Five youths from Floyd County participated in the Georgia 4-H Food Showcase weekend in Eatonton on Sept. 8. The showcase is composed of four different contests including an egg preparation demonstration, chicken barbeque contest, turkey barbeque contest and food challenge. Each contest requi…
Paving crews are about halfway through a $1.9 million resurfacing project that will affect traffic on Floyd County's major thoroughfares on weekday evenings.
Coming into Sunday it had already been a long week for Floyd County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mike Williams and search-and-rescue bloodhound Snickers, just returning from days of training in Florida.
Voters across the state in the November general election will be decided on five proposed amendments to the state constitution, including a possible change in how local school systems call for ELOST referendums.
Community members will gather on the Chief John Ross Memorial Bridge next Sunday for the One Table event, sharing a meal and dialogue, as those connected with the organizing group One Community United have been doing for the last four years.
Some Floyd County Extension master gardeners toiled on their hands and knees while other volunteers worked with chainsaws in the heat and humidity of a late summer afternoon Saturday.
Graduates of the Women’s Outreach Center program hold a special place in the heart of Ansley Silvers, director of addictive disease at Highland Rivers Health.
One woman was taken to Floyd Medical Center following a two-vehicle wreck at Billy Pyle Road and Kingfisher Circle in West Rome early Saturday afternoon.
With his dress shirt covered in a clear plastic poncho, Model Elementary Assistant Principal Kyle Abernathy braced himself for a plateful of whipped cream to the face.