The Forum River Center will be bringing a portable ice rink to the arena this winter. Safari Hospitality executive Mike Bankston told the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors Wednesday a 4,000 square-foot rink will be set up in the Forum River Center from November 9…
The ex-girlfriend of Emerson Mack Abbott Jr., who is accused of killing a couple at their Terhune Road home in January 2015, testified she saw him walking from the direction of the home holding a black shotgun around the time police believe the slayings occurred.
Northwest Georgia Housing Authority officials agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding with Atlanta-based developer Rea Ventures for a partnership to develop new low-income housing in East Rome.
Urban forestry officials from all over North Georgia learned about a technology-driven way to promote natural resources in their communities during a Georgia Urban Forest Council workshop at the Rome-Floyd County ECO River Education Center on Wednesday.
A Vietnam-era T-28 Trojan with its own Purple Heart and a C-45 that went from flying generals around a war zone to delivering hurricane relief supplies to Houston are among the many exhibits at the Museum of Flight.
A unique partnership between the South Rome Redevelopment Corporation, Rome City Schools and Berry College is yielding quantifiable results for the its three-year old Pre-K program, however a financial shortfall is still threatening the future of the program.
An attorney for a Floyd County man accused of gunning down his neighbors in 2015 worked to discredit the state’s case by playing audio recordings of a detective who left a recorder going on two separate occasions while he shared details of the case.
She was more than just the victim in a terrifying story, her family said Lisa Ann Millican was a 13-year-old girl who deserved to get the chance to grow up.
The latest solution to ensure emergency access to Thankful Baptist Church when a school construction project closes Spider Webb Drive will cost an estimated $250,000.
Hundreds of children and their families from around the region descended on Darlington School Sunday for the 10th annual Tri For The Kids competition.
There will be two forums this week where both superior court judge candidates will address their platforms.
The Floyd County Commission will get an update Tuesday on activities of the Land Bank Authority, a joint entity charged with trying to get abandoned parcels back on the tax rolls.
Rome and the Transit Department are having a day of free public transportation on Tuesday as part of a customer appreciation day during Georgia Cities Week.
It's hard to imagine the first Earth Day activities took place almost half a century ago. The first event was held on April 22, 1970, when former Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson borrowed from the student-led anti Vietnam War movement to mobilize the masses on behalf of environmental stewardship.
Among the 40 people indicted by the Floyd County grand jury Friday were seven men rounded up in a child exploitation sting conducted by the GBI and the Floyd County Police Department, along with another man accused of committing sexual acts with more than one minor.
An average of three renters a day were evicted from homes in Rome and Floyd County in 2016 — a rate dwarfing those in surrounding counties, the state of Georgia and the national average.
The opening of a dog park on the Shoals section of Ridge Ferry Park is now projected for July, with crews slated to begin work within the next several weeks, according to Floyd County Manager Jamie McCord.
Patrons of the arts in Rome got a sneak peak at plans for the new Sennett Amphitheater on the grounds of the Rome-Floyd County Library Friday night. The Rome Area Council for the Arts Firefly Fling was held on the natural amphitheater site to give artists and supporters of the arts in Rome a…
A man who wrecked his race car on Short Horn Road was in critical condition at Floyd Medical Center Saturday afternoon, following hours of emergency operations which carried on into Friday night, according to hospital spokesman Dan Bevels.
The Carnegie Building, which currently houses a number of city offices, is set to undergo significant roof and ceiling repairs over the coming months once City Manager Sammy Rich finds a temporary office space to lease while work is performed.
Site plans for new Krystal restaurants on both Shorter Avenue and Turner McCall Boulevard have been submitted for review by the Board of Adjustments when that panel meets again in May.
The search is on for family members of retired or deceased Rome firefighters to participate in the Rome-Floyd County Firefighters Memorial Plaza.
Following emotional and teary-eyed pleas to Judge Billy Sparks from family and friends of former Rome police officer Earnie Edward Cox, Floyd County Assistant District Attorney Kevin Salmon spoke of another family Cox had — one with members who did not speak in court Thursday.
Drivers returning from a weekend trip to Atlanta could hit a bit of a slowdown in Cartersville, on the stretch of U.S. 41 that's been under construction for more than three years.
Leadership of Rome's Faith & Deeds Healthcare, formerly known as the Free Clinic, 101 John Maddox Drive, received a grant of $4,983.50 from the Georgia Healthy Family Alliance during the Rome Rotary program Thursday. The funding will be used to enhance a Log It, Learn It, Let's Stay heal…
A former Rome police officer was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to felony drug trafficking, bribery and violation of his oath of office charges.
He picked up the phone and a voice on the other end asked him to "please hold for the president."
Rome's Historic Preservation Commission agreed Wednesday to seek a Certified Local Government grant from the state for the purpose of updating a local historic resources survey that is long overdue.
Adairsville police seized two and a half pounds of methamphetamine early Wednesday morning following a traffic stop on Ga. 140 in what has been dubbed one of the largest meth seizures in the department’s history.
Recommendations for underage sales penalties at two convenience stores are slated to go before the Rome City Commission on Monday.
Rome aviation enthusiast Earl Tillman was honored Tuesday afternoon during a joint meeting of the Floyd County Commission and Richard B. Russell Regional Airport Commission. A road that services a section of the airport designated for future growth was officially named Earl Tillman Drive.
Floyd County Schools is projecting 250 students will take part in dual enrollment next school year, earning both high school and college credits while taking no-cost college courses — a 72 percent increase from this school year, 145 students.
The widening of Ga. 140 from Shannon over to Adairsville will soon lead to improvements at a couple of industrial sites near the Lowe's Regional Distribution Center.
Rome's historic Between the Rivers District is well known for beautiful old homes and picturesque landscaping. For the last month and a half it has become a hot spot for a gang of thieves who have preyed on residents who may have left their vehicles unlocked with all kinds of valuables from …
Floyd County residents have through April 24 to register to vote in the May 22 primary and nonpartisan elections.