The first three units in the new Joe Wright Village public housing community are nearing completion, but are not likely to be rented until October at the earliest.
It’s time to dust off your gardening gloves and dig in the dirt again! Eagerly anticipated by area gardeners, the Chieftains Herb and Plant Sale will be held this year on Saturday, April 8 and Sunday, April 9 at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, rain or shine. Sale hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on …
Less than a month after Rome’s Harbin Clinic revealed plans for a new medical office building in Adairsville, Gordon Hospital has broken ground for a new single-story 12,418-square-foot office building to serve the Adairsville community.
Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation advisory board members expressed concerns Tuesday about the creation of a city schools competitive youth football program they fear will draw kids away from the unified recreation and Boys & Girls Club programs.
A coalition of churches and community groups is asking Rome officials to help them eliminate “hot spots” of drug sales and gambling in their neighborhoods.
As a Christian university, Shorter faces some challenges in a changing world, but officials, faculty and students are more than willing face them, according to the university’s president.
Construction of a direct connection from Rome through Cartersville to Interstate 75 may not be as far down the road as previously reported.
Outside the sky may have been overcast — but inside the Coosa Country Club there was no lack of light and hope on Tuesday night when the Noon Optimist Club of Rome honored nine local high school seniors.
The Salvation Army is celebrating 130 years of service in Rome this year as well as the organization’s mission of hope, which is spread through its volunteers and workers.
Rome stands to lose at least $400,000 a year under President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, and cities across the nation are facing similar situations.
The Gordon County Grand Jury convened this morning and indicted Gordon County School Board member Ricky E. Smith on 19 total counts, including seven counts of financial transaction card theft, nine counts of identity fraud and a count each of theft by taking, criminal trespass and influencin…
Pop singer Cher had a huge hit in 1989 with “If I Could Turn Back Time.” It’s something 88-year-old Bobby Garrard has been doing a lot in recent months.
Waiting to be picked up when the time is right, a volume of Rome and Floyd County history rests high above Randy Gore’s desk at the Joint Law Enforcement Center, distanced from the yellow legal pads linearly organized before him.
The 2017 Confluence Conference, hosted by the Rome Floyd Chamber, will bring Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson to Rome as the keynote speaker.
Broad Street in Rome was turned over to the dogs, and a few cats, Saturday for the annual St. PETrick’s Day parade. It wasn’t a Christmas Parade crowd, but Broad Street was certainly bustling during the noon hour in anticipation of the parade that started at 1 p.m.
Rome's Ginger Pride Parade was held today on Broad Street. Despite a wet morning, the parade went on as usual. The annual event celebrates "gingers" and focuses on anti-bullying.
Bubbles, lots of glowing lights, a giant wall of foam and some blazing fast times highlighted the sixth edition of the Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon on Friday night in Downtown Rome.
Information on voter registration applications would have to exactly match state or federal databases before citizens could be added to voter rolls, under legislation passed by the Georgia Senate.
The ability to love and the ability to forgive have meant more to former Auburn football Coach Pat Dye than anything in his life.
In 1964, when Sue Davis was in the 10th grade and riding in the school bus, her boyfriend Roland’s dad sent her an unusual birthday present — a Snuffy Smith comic strip and a penny.
A Rome group that works to rescue young women from human sex trafficking is close to being able to provide a home for as many as 70 women at any given time.
The Rome Historic Preservation Commission has approved another rooftop deck for a downtown building. The HPC gave a green light to Carlos Naranjo, who plans to build a back deck on his building at 319 Broad St.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is not releasing details regarding its investigation into the recent fatal shooting of an adult bald eagle in Cherokee County, Alabama.
Romans will be able to get rid of old electronics Saturday during the electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rome-Floyd Recycling Center, 405 Watters St.
MARIETTA, Ga. – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is recovering at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, Ga., after undergoing surgery earlier today to address a sacral hairline stress fracture that developed in the last few days.
Rome businessman Ira Levy contends a 10-foot buffer fence blocking views of his Paper Recovery of Georgia facility from the Oakdene neighborhood would not actually block the view of his facility from Georgia Northwestern Technical College President Pete McDonald’s property.
Many Cave Spring residents made it abundantly clear what they feel should be done with the potential extension of SPLOST collections during a town hall meeting Thursday: fix the sewer lines.