Floyd County Schools will hold a fall work session at their central office starting bright and early at 8 a.m. Saturday, which will last roughly until noon.
Following a summer full of projects, Unity Christian School is starting the new school year by adding some final touches to their facilities to bring new features for students.
The Lovejoy Baptist Church leadership team is already planning for Summer Explosion 2020, an annual youth camp offered for the past 15 years at the South Rome church.
Incumbent Sundai Stevenson and political newcomer Jamieson Palmer threw their hats into the ring Thursday, making it 10 candidates seeking seats on the Rome City Commission.
First-time claims for unemployment assistance skyrocketed in Rome in July. The number of Floyd County residents who filed for jobless benefits in July numbered 658, up 45.6% from July a year ago and up a whopping 136.7% from June.
Holding a brass hand bell that was used to signal class changes in the early 1900’s, Darlington senior and student body president Kasey Barnett rang in the new school year which has been a Darlington tradition since 2005.
See Rome Braves news in Sports on page B1 and see recaps of Rome Braves games — including Wednesday’s game against the Kannapolis Intimidators — inside Sports on page B2.
Rome’s film festival has been awarded a grant that will foster artistic growth in a younger generation of artists and filmmakers throughout the region and beyond.
Floyd Medical Center has lost its appeal of a Department of Community Health decision to deny the hospital a certificate of need to provide open heart surgical services.
This was the 18th year the local 100 Black Men organization held its Health Initiative for Men and Women at the Floyd County Health Department and, once again, it did not disappoint.
Historic preservationists from across the state will have a first-hand opportunity to watch historic heart pine burn during their annual conference in Rome in September.
The sheer fact that all eight athletes from the Rome and Floyd County Special Olympics Bowling Team brought home a medal from the State Masters Tournament last weekend is noteworthy enough.
Norfolk Southern closed Garden Lakes Boulevard at the railroad intersection near Garden Lakes Elementary School in order to perform maintenance on Tuesday, according to the City of Rome’s Facebook page. Both lanes of the road were closed between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. while the work was being co…
Workforce development and housing issues provided the fodder for discussion at the Tuesday morning meeting of the Rome Floyd County Development Authority. Both issues came up earlier this month as potential impediments to recruitment during a meeting with Georgia Power leaders and an executi…
Georgia is still failing to meet key parts of its agreement with the U.S. Justice Department on caring for people with mental illness and developmental disabilities, according to an independent reviewer’s report released this week.
Little Tyson Waid, the two and a half year old son of Maggie and Colt Waid, has already defied his doctors once. Now he’s fighting to extend his life longer than experts have told the family they can anticipate.
2019 OutStanding Teen Megan Wright sings at the 2020 Miss Rome Pageant held Saturday at the Rome City Auditorium. See Monday’s Rome News-Tribune for more photos from the pageant.
One by one, the dogs and cats at the Public Animal Welfare Services left the North Avenue facility for their forever homes during Saturday’s Bow Wow Luau, until over half the shelter sat empty.
Ordinances presented to the Rome City Commission banning “urban camping” and panhandling have sparked a community conversation about homelessness.
Rome police are looking for a person of interest driving in what witnesses described as a black CRV with a broken tail light in connection with a shooting that has killed one Rome man.
School is just started but Kaitlin Akvan of Cave Spring, an upper elementary assistant teacher and Spanish teacher for fourth- through sixth-grade students at the Montessori School of Rome, is already getting ready for her first break from the classroom. Akvan will be traveling to South Kore…
World Energy revealed plans Friday to cease operations at its Rome plant, 555 W. Hermitage Road. Facilities in Natchez, Mississippi, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will also be shuttered.
It took him 52 years to live it, five years to write it and 35 minutes to share it with the Rome Exchange Club on Friday at The Palladium at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
The City of Rome Public Safety Committee is planning to revisit a community plan to address homelessness. In light of the recent conversations regarding proposed amendments to city ordinances, urban camping and panhandling, more input will be sought before moving forward.
A lawsuit filed this week alleges that Chief Magistrate Gene Richardson discriminated against the chief constable on the basis of her sex and race — then retaliated against her by terminating her position.
CRBI conducted bacterial water monitoring at four sites that included Euharlee Road, Neel's Landing off of U.S. 411, Grizzard Park, Heritage Park and Ga. 156 near Calhoun on Aug. 15. The results of those monitoring efforts showed that 71.4 cfu/100mL were present at Euharlee Road, 16.9 cfu/10…
It’s been nine years since three businesses, Bussey’s Flowers, Gifts & Decor, The Season Events and Riverside Gourmet partnered in the ground floor of the old McBrayer Furniture store at the corner of Third Avenue and Broad Street.
“That’s not water they’re standing in,” said Tim Brunson, assistant director of Rome’s water and sewer division, as he showed pictures of crews replacing the failed sewer main under Branham Avenue.
Sometimes saving potentially thousands a year in medical costs is simply a matter of advocating for yourself and knowing where to go for help navigating the system.
The 3-year-old, 3-legged pitbull mix Thalia won’t have to struggle with another pregnancy again thanks to Wednesday’s free “Pittie Party” neutering clinic at the American Legion Post 5 in Rome.
A contractor formerly used by Floyd County Schools has notified FCS that it has experienced a data security incident. An older version of Pearson Clinical Assessment’s program — AIMSweb — is involved in the incident.
The Cave Spring City Council opted against seeking a $100,000 federal grant to further a link to the Silver Comet Trail in Cedartown.