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GNTC announces 2015 GOAL nominees

Eighteen Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) students have been selected as the college’s nominees for the 2015 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Dione Waddington, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program.

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Tuesday 12/16/2014
Young Romans to present Christmas prep, code writing
Posted: December 16, 2014

Coming in Wednesday’s Young Romans, students at Johnson Elementary School are getting geared up for the holidays.

Monday 12/15/2014
Berry honored at model United Nations conference
Posted: December 15, 2014

ROME, Ga. — Berry College students hailing from Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Florida and even Austria were recently recognized for their work at the Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Atlanta.

Sunday 12/14/2014
Berry graduate hopes to put art to work
Posted: December 14, 2014

It really started with that first box of Crayola crayons.

Saturday 12/13/2014
Berry College announces fall 2014 graduates
Posted: December 13, 2014

The following students will be honored today during Berry College’s commencement exercises.

Friday 12/12/2014
Walker County student is GNTC's EAGLE representative
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 3:05 pm

Christian Harrington of Walker County has been chosen to represent Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) at the EAGLE Leadership Institute March 16-18, 2015, in Atlanta.

Shorter University announces fall 2014 graduates
Posted: December 12, 2014

Shorter University’s fall commencement will be at 10 a.m. today at The Forum in downtown Rome.

Thursday 12/11/2014
Glenwood Primary teacher: Unusual seats cut down on 'the wiggles'
Posted: December 11, 2014

“You sit on what?”

Wednesday 12/10/2014
Rome Board of Education chooses to keep Huffman, Collins as leaders
Posted: December 10, 2014

Familiar faces will be leading the Rome Board of Education in 2015, as Cheryl Huffman and Faith Collins were elected again as chair and vice chair, respectively.

Tuesday 12/09/2014
Young Romans spotlights regional tech fair
Updated: December 10, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Coming in Wednesday’s Young Romans, see pictures of students having an award-winning day at the Northwest Regional Tech Fair.

Monday 12/08/2014
Berry College earns Georgia Institutional Excellence Award
Updated: December 08, 2014 - 2:43 pm

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Georgia Educational Advancement Council recently awarded Berry College with the 2014 Excellence in Institutional Advancement Award.

Shorter University junior is finalist in national opera scholarship competition
Posted: December 08, 2014

Katelyn Johnson, a junior voice performance major at Shorter University, has been selected as one of 12 finalists in the Madame Rose-Palmai-Tenser Scholarship Competition sponsored by the Mobile Opera in Alabama. Johnson, of College Park, Ga., was chosen as a finalist from a digital recording of her recent performance of the aria “Chacun le Sait” from the opera “La Fille du Regiment” by Geatano Donizetti.

Saturday 12/06/2014
Armuchee Middle School students score big at Tech Fair
Updated: December 10, 2014 - 4:02 pm

Armuchee Middle School students brought home nine trophies in the Northwest Regional Tech Fair on Friday at Georgia Highlands College.

Wednesday 12/03/2014
Georgia Northwestern secures grants for adult education
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 2:01 pm

Georgia Northwestern’s department of adult education secured $8,700 in grants to help pay GED testing fees and transportation costs for many adult learners across Northwest Georgia.

Brian Barcomb to leave Floyd County Board of Education
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 1:32 am

Brian Barcomb, the representative for District 3, the Coosa community, is stepping down from his position on the Floyd County Board of Education effective mid-December.

Wednesday 11/26/2014
Rome BOE names Mike Buck as new school superintendent
Updated: November 27, 2014 - 12:52 am

Michael Buck will be back to lead Rome City Schools on Dec. 12.

Tuesday 11/25/2014
Rome Board of Education expected to pick new superintendent Wednesday
Posted: November 25, 2014

The new superintendent of Rome City Schools is expected to be named Wed­nesday during a called meeting of the board of education.

Monday 11/24/2014
Ga. lawmaker wants schools to go digital by 2020
Posted: November 24, 2014

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Nearly 30 eighth graders bend over laptops during Karen Farnsworth's Thursday morning math class, raising their hands for help as the teacher moves around pointing to their screens or providing video links. In the second row, 13-year-old Yocelin Rodriguez glances at a question about finding the height of a shape before grabbing her pencil and making calculations on a sheet of paper.

GSD teacher awarded assistance grant from Georgia Power
Posted: November 24, 2014

Several local teachers have been recognized among 42 new teachers across the state to receive a $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power. Recipients include Samantha Muniz of Georgia School for the Deaf, Jensen Floyd of Stone Creek Elementary School and Cord King of Valley Point Middle School.

Friday 11/21/2014
Shorter University professor to perform in the Philippines
Posted: November 21, 2014

Shorter University Artist-In-Residence and Associate Professor of Music Jerico Vasquez will return to his home country for a solo piano recital on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at the esteemed Ayala Museum in Makati, Philippines. Featured selections for the evening’s performance include works by Robert Schumann, Claude Debussy and Alexander Scriabin.

School waivers, Common Core a focus for GAE president
Posted: November 21, 2014

One of the top priorities for the new Georgia Association of Educators president, Sid Chapman, is keeping an eye on the upcoming legislative session to see what’s in store for education this year.

Tuesday 11/12/2013
1. UPDATE: Video released of Adairsville shootout
Updated: January 02, 2014 - 7:33 pm

Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.

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Wednesday 11/06/2013
2. Sinkhole found under Cave Spring quadruplex
Updated: November 07, 2013 - 12:52 pm

CAVE SPRING — A large sinkhole under a Park Street apartment forced one tenant to find somewhere else to stay Tuesday night, said Cave Spring fire officials.

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