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University of Alabama's Nick Saban visited Darlington School today to talk with Tigers Head Football Coach Tommy Atha during a recruiting trip to Georgia. / Darlington photo

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The Armuchee High Academic Decathlon team was crowned champions in the Floyd County Schools Academic Decathlon competition held at the Floyd County Board of Education central office on Friday. Alexander Hammond of Model High was the highest scoring individual participant this year with 3,754…

Expressing ideas through visual art is celebrated and cherished among the citizens of Rome and Floyd County. Students of all ages have once again spent their class time well, creating a diverse collection of artwork to express themselves. The annual exhibit of student interpretations will be…

Students in grades 6-12 are recognized based on their grade average for the semester, as follows: Headmaster's List, 95 or higher average with no grade below 90; Director’s List, 90 or higher average with no grade below 85. Grades for students in Honors or Advanced Placement courses are weig…

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Rome City Schools had a full agenda Tuesday night for their first board meeting of the calendar year which included naming an interim principal for Anna K. Davie, school recognition, approval on amending the Strategic Waiver School System contract and approved for system to use the building …

Rome City Schools will be holding their first board meeting of the calendar year tonight where they will be choosing a chair and vice chair for the 2019 year as well as attend to usual board items.

West Central students enjoyed a trip recently to the RFPRA Gymnastics Center. Students who were respectful and had happy faces of their folders were able to attend this event as part of the school's PBIS reward system.

Rome City Schools has had an eventful year with the system taking several big steps on ELOST projects as well as restructuring its central office with principals from its feeder schools.

Floyd County Schools is looking to rely more heavily on dual enrollment with colleges in high school math, science and foreign language subjects due to a wide spread shortage of high school teachers in those fields.

The joint board of education meeting between Floyd County Schools, Rome City Schools and state legislators on Dec. 18 brought out several issues, as previously reported, as well as the issue of transparency from the Department of Treasury regarding ELOST funds.

For the 81st year Santa Claus visited the students of Pepperell Elementary on their last day of school on Thursday before they left for Christmas break.

Governor Nathan Deal, along with the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, announced that Armuchee High School earned a Platinum award out of the 159 Georgia public schools in 42 districts who received Greatest Gains School or Highest Performing awards.

The service project to help Bay District Schools in Panama City Florida began in October and will continue until the day before Christmas break. The project raised over $3000 in supplies and gift cards which will be delivered to the school system over Christmas break.

The Rome City Board of Education met Tuesday night for the last time of the calendar year to vote on the construction manager for the planned college and career academy, as well as other minor budget items.

A group of Berry College students were recently recognized for their work at the 2018 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Atlanta.

For the second year Floyd County Schools participated in Floyd County Schools Technology Competition at Berry College on Dec. 1, where students competed against each other in hopes of advancing to the region competition to face the winners from Darlington, Rome City Schools and other school …

All Rome City Schools’ classes will be cancelled on Friday as the Wolves head to Warner Robins for the fourth round of the playoffs. According to Rome City Schools, the decision to cancel school on Nov. 30 is due to transportation concerns and traffic conditions accompanied by the projected …

Rome Middle School students participated in a STEM competition held at the University of West Georgia which consisted of various challenges involving design and engineering, technology, problem-solving skills, laboratory skills and communication skills. The RMS students came in second place …

Student and faculty achievement will be recognized at the Rome City Schools Board of Education Meeting tonight as there will be special recognition of a presidential award finalist, high CCRPI scores and spot-light on a RCS elementary school.

East Central fitness program raises $12,000

With more than 30 Academy Awards and a trove of beloved characters such as Woody and Buzz Lightyear to his name, Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull will speak about creativity on Feb. 21, 2019, for the Berry College Shatto Lecture Series.