Education

Close to 40 young adults walked across the stage to receive their GED diploma Monday, Dec. 9, during the Youth Success Academy graduation held at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Floyd County Campus.

Armuchee Middle School was placed on a lock down on Monday afternoon after the administration was notified of a potential threat. While no credible information was found to corroborate the threat, Principal Chad Moore posted the following message to the school’s Facebook page:

Shorter University President Don Dowless (left) presents keynote speaker Cliff Duren with a proclamation recognizing his outstanding service to the kingdom of Christ. Cliff, a 2001 Shorter graduate, is a three-time Dove Award winner who serves as Worship Pastor at First Baptist Church of Woodstock.

Friday is the annual Can-A-Thon — when students from Rome City and Floyd County schools collect thousands of cans to help The Salvation Army fight food insecurity in the Floyd County area.

Student of the Semester honorees selected by their respective school’s staff and faculty were recognized by the Noon Optimist Club at its Monday meeting at the Three Rivers Restaurant in Rome Braves Stadium. Flanked by the program co-chairpersons, Jenny Reeber, left, and Priscilla Watkins, t…

With the fall semester winding down and the holiday season approaching, Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Food Pantry has seen a growing number of students stop by to receive food items ranging from everyday necessities to breakfast foods.

Four outstanding Rome Middle School students were honored by the Rome Rotary Club as Terrific Students for the month of November. From left are Kaylei Dodd, Linda Hernandez-Pu, Sheyla Sanchez-Lopez and Brian Garcia-Juarez.

Around 100 people filled the lobby of Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Building H for a free diaper day hosted by Amerigroup on Thursday.

Superintendent Jeff Wilson acknowledged the Floyd County school system is at a “new low” with bus drivers, and it is being attributed to a number of factors.

Dental hygiene students are not only learning in the classroom but also taking their newfound skills into the community through service learning initiatives. These opportunities help Georgia Highlands College students gain hands-on experience in the field while also promoting oral health.

As the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump plays out on Capitol Hill, two government professors at Berry College are hosting a free panel discussion to provide historical and constitutional context to the events.