Floyd County Commissioners are slated on Tuesday to set standard rates to lease county-owned hangars at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport. It’s an increase for many existing tenants.
RINGGOLD — Two Ringgold teens will take part in the final push for Ringgold’s city election on Nov. 5 by holding campaign signs for a mayoral candidate they stole signs from.
It took less than 20 minutes for the 50-some water-soaked wagons and about 400 drenched horses to clippity clop their way down Broad Street for the last time Saturday.
He loves Elvis, singing, Taco Bell and the whoosh of the wind as he’s being pushed by distance runners in a variety of foot races.
Chefs at the Trout Unlimited Chili Cook Off Saturday were as tight-lipped Saturday about their chili recipes as a fisherman is about what lures the trout are hitting in John’s Creek.
It’s not easy to surprise Roman Frank Barron, but family members and close friends pulled it off as Barron was honored with a Wright Brothers Master Pilot award from the Federal Aviation Administration. The award recognizes pilots with long, incident free careers.
Northwest Georgia’s congressman was among the minority in the 354 to 60 House vote to condemn President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.
A recent arrest and the confiscation of over 1,000 pills by the Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force illustrates the local problem with opioids and the underground sales of prescription drugs.
On Oct. 2 of last year, long-time Rome resident Balerie Byars launched the nonprofit organization “Lips Unchained” for domestic violence awareness and support after her best friend was murdered by her abuser.
“We have a lack of mental health care in this country. We’ve had 18 years of war without end. And we have veterans coming home every day. This is a very volatile combination and my story is not going to be the last one.”
Friday’s looking good but the organizers of the Mark Fullerton memorial 2019 Bear Creek Bash are casting a wary eye to the weather on Saturday.
Ball Packaging revealed plans for another expansion of its Floyd County plant Wednesday afternoon. The company plans to invest $217.8 million in a free-standing 250,000-square-foot addition to the compound at Ball Drive just off Ga. 53 and West Hermitage Road.
The Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia Board of Directors voted to appoint Kimberly King as the organization’s permanent executive director Wednesday. King has served as interim executive director since July.
Floyd County Manager Jamie McCord told members of the Development Authority of Floyd County that grading work is underway on the 10-acre parcel that is being added to the 100-acre industrial park at Ga. 53 and Ga. 140. He also said that the county has received permits to cross a gas line wit…
The 11th Annual Strike Out Child Abuse Bowling Tournament is set for Nov. 5 at Classic Lanes Bowling in West Rome with all proceeds to benefit the Exchange Club Family Resource Center.
A Georgia Northwestern Technical College professor is among the Georgians seeking to replace retiring Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson.
The Floyd County tax office will reopen Thursday following a major roofing membrane failure that led to flooding on several floors of the Historic County Courthouse.
City voters will be able to cast ballots next weekend at the Rome Civic Center, the Floyd County Election Board announced Tuesday.
There is no free dump day at the old Lindale mill on Saturday. Instead, Floyd County Public Works is hosting a scrap tire amnesty day at State Mutual Stadium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It’s tough enough for pedestrians in general to safely navigate Rome’s intersections and other crosswalks when drivers are distracted or don’t know the laws.
The lack of a building to show companies interested in moving to the area has caused several to cross Rome and Floyd County off their lists, according to Rome-Floyd County Development Authority President Missy Kendrick.
Rome City Commissioner Milton Slack reads the city’s Red Ribbon Week Proclamation in conjunction with National Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31 during Monday’s City Commission meeting as local Young Marines and Greater Rome Georgia Marines stand by. The Young Marines program stresses drug educatio…
Floyd County’s Emergency Management office scored an inflatable Mobile Command Center for use in emergencies or natural disasters with a $10,000 grant.
Cages are empty at the Public Animal Welfare Service after 37 dogs were sent to the rescue group Delaware SPCA on Monday evening. The facility still has 83 adoptable dogs housed on North Avenue.
UPDATE: The Floyd County Elections Board approved weekend voting today for the Rome City Commission election on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, at the Rome Civic Center on Jackson Hill. The site will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Pumpkins have arrived at Trinity United Methodist Church, marking the official start of Halloween season in Rome.
At the beginning of the year, the graves of hundreds of people were hidden in the woods just outside of the Aragon city limits on Prospect Road.
Early voting ahead of the Nov. 5 election day starts Monday and will run through Friday, Nov. 1 to decide six Rome City Commission seats, as well as one ballot measure.
From jerk chicken and baked salmon to meatloaf and mac-and-cheese, the Men Who Cook served up a bountiful buffet Sunday at Metropolitan United Methodist Church.
Three people charged in the 2018 shooting of a Florida traveler at an Adairsville convenience store are being prosecuted in federal court.
Broad Street was converted into a pedestrian mall full of music, food, arts and crafts Saturday as the Downtown Development Authority hosted the fourth annual Fiddlin’ Fest. Stages were set in front of the South Broad Bridge as well as the intersection of Third Avenue and Broad Street while …
As a new training center rises on the grounds of the Floyd County Jail, demolition is underway inside to provide space for a medical pod with a mental health wing.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association will bring more than 250 of the best small-college tennis players from across the country to Rome this week for the fall ITA Cup tournament. The ITA Cup has been contested annually since 1986. It is the only singles and doubles national championship eve…
Meandering through Rolater Park in Cave Spring Saturday, one could overhear an unusual range of conversations, ranging from the microbiology of mushrooms to which species is the most pleasing to the palate. Just another day at the Georgia Mushroom Festival!
Nature lovers at the fifth annual Robert Weed Memorial Nature Walk in Marshall Forest on Friday learned that a series of regularly scheduled prescribed burns might be the best way to preserve the historic old-growth forest off Horseleg Creek Road. The forest is the largest virgin, urban fore…
Rome City Commissioner Evie McNiece said Friday the city is currently “making preparations” to allow voting on at least one weekend during the early voting period that begins Monday for the City Commission race and the “brunch bill.”