The body of a Florida man was found on the banks of the Etowah River Sunday evening. The cause of death is not known.
Rome City Commissioners are slated to hold a final public hearing tonight before setting the property tax rate for 2019 at the same rate as last year.
For the past 20 years, Hot Shots Cheerleading has provided children with an opportunity to become involved in cheer or gymnastics competition that they might never have even dreamed of.
“Focus on Independence” is the theme of a series of roundtables that will take place around Northwest Georgia this week to mark the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Free Clinic of Rome will be on the move this fall. The health care center has been located at 101 John Maddox Drive behind Redmond Regional Medical Center for years, but it will be relocating to larger space in Professional Court this fall.
Facing on and off rain, visitors of Saturday’s Summer Market wore rain jackets, carried umbrellas or took shelter under one of around 50 tents lining Memorial Drive in front of the Ford Buildings on the Berry College Campus.
The Alabama Department of Public Health is recommending that folks who love to fish and eat their catch, to significantly limit their consumption of fish from Weiss Lake and the Coosa River.
Registration is now open for the Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K Road Race and 2-Mile Health Walk. The event, set for Aug. 17, is the oldest road race in Rome and a runner favorite across the Southeast. Participants comprise a variety of ages and skill levels, from children to senior citizens…
With asbestos abatement now complete, demolition crews with RA-LIN and Associates, a Carrollton-based company, have now begun knocking down walls and pulling down ceilings at the Hughes Dairy Road middle school.
Drivers coming into Rome from the south on U.S. 411 usually must stay in the left lane to exit onto Turner McCall Boulevard — but a temporary detour will be in place this weekend.
The Northwest Georgia Housing Authority hopes to close on financial packages for the renovation of it’s Park Homes and Charles Hight Highrise apartments as early as next week. The authority will take advantage of Low Income Housing Tax Credits to make renovations that could total more than $…
Since the early days of America’s space program, there have been Berry College alumni contributing to the cause. Rising Berry senior Parker Roberts continues that tradition this summer, working at NASA.
Old clothes, television boxes, discarded shopping carts and old books littered the railroad tracks and brush behind Gala Plaza, an illegal dumping site according to the head of Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful, and has attracted complaints from bushiness.
The Northwest Georgia Housing Authority and Rome Community Development office, while not necessarily working in a formal partnership, have each focused redevelopment efforts along the Maple Avenue corridor in recent years and the work is showing visible signs of progress.
Law enforcement officials from across Rome and Floyd County lined up on Wheeler Street to watch as a “blight to the community” was torn down and to let drug dealers know there is zero tolerance for drug peddling.
Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers as the national — and local — addiction crisis accelerated.
The Rome Historic Preservation Commission lived up to its name Wednesday, recommending that the full City Commission deny an application from three property owners for the removal of four lots from the East Rome Historic District. Owners of the property, Jerry Daniels, Gary Daniels and Wayne…
Cave Spring Elementary School hosted a reception Tuesday evening in the cafeteria for students and their parents to meet the school’s new principal who answered their questions as well as shared his vision for the new school year.
Georgia Power Plant Hammond was officially decommissioned during a vote by the Georgia Public Service Commission on Tuesday morning. The first of the four coal-fired units at Plant Hammond came online in 1954.
The deadline for bids on the old Rome-Floyd Recycling Center property on Watters Street passed Tuesday afternoon, with no proposals submitted.
During their Monday morning meeting the Floyd County Schools Board of Education heard from their chief safety and security officer about school safety during the upcoming school year.
Hollywood does not always mimic real life. Consider “Shawshank Redemption” and the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, for example. In the movie, a parole board meets in a big scene to determine the fate of an inmate. That doesn’t happen in Georgia.
The Rome-Floyd County Development Authority is negotiating with the Rome-Floyd Chamber for the use of space to house new authority employees until space in another building can be completely renovated. Missy Kendrick will assume her new duties as president of the authority Aug. 1 while Heath…
Hundreds of Schnauzers will converge on Rome in September to try to break the world’s record for largest dog walk by a single breed.
Rome’s Chieftains Museum has partnered with the Northeast Georgia History Center to highlight the legal battles prior to the tribe’s removal from the area.
“It is a crisis. There’s no question about that,” Floyd County Superior Court Clerk Barbara Penson said about the malware attack that took down the eCourt case management system across Georgia.
Resilient is the one word that kept coming to mind for Floyd County police Capt. Greg Dobbins as he reflected on a training mission in Israel.
During the recent two-week Foundation Camp, 13- and 14-year-old participants got to try their hand at filmmaking under Rome International Film Festival Director Seth Ingram on the Georgia Highlands College campus.
The LakePoint sporting community in Bartow County will not only be the largest venue for competitive youth sports, but very soon, it will be one of, if not the most technologically enhanced youth sporting facilities in the country.