He wasn’t entirely conscious when he came to.
The news is still fresh and a lot of people are weighing their options, but the question is this — if we don’t field a local candidate, do we even deserve our seat in the U.S. House of Representatives?
A last-minute scramble after a couple of teams pulled out of next year’s Corky Kell Classic has left us with some interesting — and likely one-sided — matchups.
It’s an understatement to say there’s some concern about Floyd Medical Center’s recent announcement of a “merger” with a large North Carolina-based health system.
Thank you to our city administrators and Rome city commissioners for pushing to make sure we continue what has become expected in our community — weekend voting, even during local elections.
The photo shows a group of men, some with musical instruments, all amicably standing together with the old Lindale school in the background. It’s 1914 and many of those men were musicians and among them were some country music legends.
In the past couple of weeks we’ve learned that we’re losing two of our best — one in local government and another on the national stage.
Generally we leave calling elections beforehand to the larger cable TV news networks, but in this case we’re so positive we’ll put our reputation on the line.
There are a lot of details within the 100-plus pages of an indictment dismissed earlier this week concerning a group of people accused of defrauding the Floyd County Schools system.
A few more families are in a safe place and have access to services that will hopefully help them get back on their feet.
The “scandal rag” of Floyd County — aka the Roman Record — is a collection of records each week that every Georgia citizen has access to under the Georgia Open Records Act.
The most surprising thing to come out of this week’s City Commission meeting was the amount of public participation, not the increased parking time.
The Tax Allocation District on the former Kmart property is an interesting topic — and one with a lot of unsubstantiated information floating around. A few months ago we’d gotten hold of a list that had prospective tenants in the property. This list included some well known names — including…
As friends and classmates streaked down the track together this past Thursday, it’s the camaraderie and not the competition that makes the Special Olympics a great example of togetherness.
We’ve gone from crisis — foster care children from Floyd County sent all over the state and a loss of a mental health support system — to possibly the best news we could have for the former hospital property.
While working on painting the house nearly ten years ago and spreading out newspapers to catch the drips the headline of a column stood out. No matter how good you are with a brush or roller, there’s always going to be drips.
It doesn’t take long on any budget story posted to our social media, the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College will be brought up. Often the tennis center will be brought up within six comments and we’ve taken to calling that phenomenon the six degrees of the Rome Tennis Center (for reference:…
Citizens have been on a political roller coaster for the last two years as a parade of candidates have attempted to sway them in choosing the next leaders of the great State of Georgia. As Floyd County voters head to the polls between now and Election Day, Nov. 6, they have — depending on vo…
Republicans in Rome and Floyd County and across the state have some critical decisions to make in the July 24 runoff. Voters will decide who will challenge increasingly charged Georgia Democrats this fall for the offices of governor, lieutenant governor, and secretary of state.
The tariffs on Canadian newsprint have wreaked terrible unintended consequences on America’s community newspapers, the source of local news for millions of people in every town and hamlet across the country, and the jobs of more than half a million reporters, editors, advertising and product…
Floyd County voters are indeed fortunate to have two very highly qualified candidates seeking to fill the judgeship being vacated by retiring Senior Judge Tambra Colston. It’s not often that voters get to elect a judge since most leave office before their term expires and the governor makes …
This is a day of great religious significance for the Christian community. There is no reason to comment upon its importance in this space; the ministers will perform that task much better.