More than 140,000 complaints of child abuse or neglect are filed with the Division of Family and Children Services each year, the director told a Georgia House committee Wednesday.
Add an exorbitant amount of rain to the already challenging project to widen Ga. 140 from Shannon to Adairsville and you can see why it is running approximately 13 percent behind schedule.
Four cats have traveled over 9,500 miles to Rome where Floyd Feline and Friends is preparing the animals to be put up for adoption either locally or in another city.
The two day-old eaglet at Berry College gets fed by its mom Wednesday during a break in the rain. A second egg is still waiting to hatch. / From Berry Eagle cam
One man was injured and another is on the run after a shooting at a convenience store at 1941 Shorter Ave. in West Rome Wednesday afternoon. Charmian Perkins, 25, was shot once in a leg, according to Assistant Rome Police Chief Debbie Burnett.
The Downtown Development Authority officially rolled out their logo for historic downtown Rome Tuesday. Approval of the logo, designed by V3, was the last hurdle to getting a new downtown website online, and that should take place now that the logo has been approved, DDA Director Amanda Cart…
Berry College's resident bald eagle expert Renee Carleton admits she was beginning to get a little concerned — then an eaglet emerged from its shell in the massive nest high up a pine tree behind the Berry Cage Center.
National Weather Service meteorologist Nikole Listemaa is predicting the Rome area will receive anywhere from three to five inches of rain through Sunday night when the next break seems likely in the current weather pattern. The latest predictions for the Oostanaula River show a crest of 19.…
The reputation of Lake Weiss as the Crappie Capital of the World will be put to the test Saturday as anglers from as far away as Colorado and Pennsylvania make the Crappie USA Tournament Trail stop at the lake.
The Berry College student newspaper Campus Carrier won 12 awards for journalism excellence in the annual Georgia College Press Association Better Newspaper Contest.
An Atlanta law firm has been hired to represent The Love Library, an “intimate-apparel boutique for couples” in Coosa that's preparing to open a branch in downtown Rome.
Rep. Eddie Lumsden also is looking into problems brought to him by poultry farmers, active duty military and Revenue Department officers.
Rome celebrated a commitment to trees Friday as city and county leaders were presented a Growth Award from the Georgia Forestry Commission for the 11th time during Arbor Day ceremonies at the Rome Senior Citizens Center on Riverside Parkway. A large crowd filled the facility to mark Rome's d…
Red carpets and twinkling lights greeted a group of students who sometimes may not get to experience the glamour of prom night — but thanks to community support, now they do.
Members of the various cardiac care teams at Redmond Regional Medical Center are taking advantage of unique training opportunities this week as the Impella Mobile Learning lab makes a two-day call Thursday and Friday.
Two Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Department employees resigned Thursday, according to a press release from the Floyd County Clerk’s office, and the matter has now been turned over to the Floyd County Police Department.
The Rome City Commission is poised to adopt an ordinance regulating sexually oriented businesses, on the heels of an announcement by The Love Library that it's opening a branch downtown.
YMCA of Rome and Floyd County Renews Longstanding Commitment to End Childhood Drowning with Safety Around Water Program 100 scholarships for swim and water safety lessons to be awarded to children in high-risk communities in Rome and Floyd County.
Legislation unveiled Wednesday by state Sen. Blake Tillery would let Gov. Brian Kemp seek federal waivers for programs that would increase the number of people covered by Medicaid.
A film starring the students of the Berry Elementary School kindergarten class caught the attention of two authors whose book was the subject of the students’ movie.
Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ranger, will serve as Republican leader of the bipartisan Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress chaired by Rep. Derek Kilmer, a Washington Democrat.