Summerville Park has been chosen for the first Neighborhood Enhancement Program focus this year.
A Rome man was indicted on an additional sex charge relating to an August 2015 incident involving a 14-year-old girl. The Floyd County grand jury indicted Dean Arce on a child molestation charge during the April 21 session. He is also charged with felony aggravated child molestation and enti…
The Floyd County Commission is slated to decide tonight on a rezoning request for The Sweet Cocoon — a nonprofit that wants to open a farm retreat for families with seriously ill children on Cunningham Road.
Students at the Floyd County College and Career Academy are helping the community and putting their lessons to practical use as they work to finish up a building for Habitat for Humanity.
The Rome City Commission is slated to decide tonight on a rezoning request to allow a waterproof paint factory at 2101 Rockmart Road.
Darlington School’s mission statement this year is “Know your neighbor,” and the juniors and seniors decided to take that to heart as they invited students at Georgia School for the Deaf to take part in their prom Saturday.
New playgrounds at Ridge Ferry Park are slated to open Monday and will feature new rubberized surfaces Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Director Kevin Cowling says are maintenance free.
A member of the Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame who was considered a legend in drag racing, winning every event he entered in 1969 and more than 70 percent of the events throughout his career, died this week.
Rome will show off for a group of 10 travel writers and Georgia Department of Economic Development tourism officials this weekend.
Opposition is expected to be out in force Tuesday when the Floyd County Commission considers a rezoning for a cluster-home community on Callier Springs at Mountain View Road.
The first month of Georgia’s Coyote Challenge resulted in 89 of the critters being harvested, with the 19-county Northwest Georgia region recording 32 of the kills.
Robert Ellis Bowers normally leaves for work at 3:20 a.m. each morning. But he was running a little late Wednesday when a massive tree in his neighbor’s yard uprooted and toppled over, narrowly missing his house at 312 Camp St.
A home-care program for Alzheimer’s patients and progress on stemming elder abuse are two of the legislative victories the Georgia Council on Aging is celebrating.
The Rome Historic Preservation Commission has rejected another bid by real estate executive Jason Free for vinyl windows in his six-unit apartment building at 202 E. Fourth Ave.
Growing up deep in the rural landscape of Washington County, Gov. Nathan Deal had his bid for becoming a Boy Scout cut short due to the distance between his childhood home and the scout meeting place. But on Tuesday, Deal was able to watch his grandson walk the Crossover Bridge and become a …
Survivors of a plane crash in Bartow County were being treated at hospitals in Atlanta and Rome with serious injuries on Wednesday, according to Euharlee Police Chief Lee New.
Support for President Donald Trump was unwavering at the monthly Rome Tea Party gathering Tuesday — despite mixed feelings about his recent missile strikes in Syria and Afghanistan.
Community leader John Pillsbury received the Kiwanis Legion of Honor award Tuesday for 25 years of service to the local Kiwanis club and greater Rome community.
CAVE SPRING — The history of a cabin in Cave Spring has taken a new twist with the completion of a scholarly report asserting the structure was not built by Cherokee Indians.
Women visiting the Floyd County Health Department for health services ranging from family planning to routine gynecological exams can now also receive free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer (HBOC) screening. This new service provides an accurate assessment of personal risk for developing …
It wasn’t too many years ago when Lilith Boucher thought about taking up golf. She quickly dismissed the notion after determining she could not have the two most expensive sports in America as her passions.
A full house is expected at the Rome Civic Center this month when people from around the region gather to brainstorm ways to end senior hunger.
Lawyers and legal organizations across the state, including the Rome Bar Association, will kick off their participation in an annual food drive competition today.
“Training the boots on the ground” is important, according to Douglas Crumbly, one of the organizers of End Slavery Georgia.
A bill intended to protect Northwest Georgia water from the effects of fracking died when a senator south of Atlanta tacked on a landfill surcharge that would have affected the whole state.
Sharrow stenciling in downtown Rome is expected to begin this week, and will cause partial lane closures. By the end of April, just in time for 700-plus cyclists, Rome is expecting the annual Up the Creek Without a Pedal race. “Sharrows” will be stenciled at the East Sixth Avenue trailhead, …
Nicole Watson signs the names of her two sons — Austin, age 3, and Parker Watson, age 2 — on the Hunker down for Autism Truck at Saturday’s Autism Walk sponsored by the Parents of Autistic Children of Northwest Georgia. The event brought over 150 people together to walk down Broad Street in …
Take 3,000 candy eggs and throw them out on Coosa’s football field and it will take about 200 local students just minutes to turn that field from an Eagle Nation Candy Land to game-ready condition.
Although construction of the new Courtyard by Marriott on West Third Street in Rome appears to be rocking right along now, previous delays have forced organizers of another convention to change their reservations to other area hotels.
Rome’s Alcohol Control Commission is dedicating Monday night to a discussion of the role that beer, wine and liquor will have in the city’s future development.