Each Spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent across the nation and in each congressional district.

Though no date has yet been set, Six Flags Over Georgia and Six Flags White Water are preparing to reopen with new and extensive safety and hygiene protocols, as well as required reservations, according to park officials.

Floyd County’s Lock & Dam Park on the Coosa River is once again taking in RV campers. The park was shut down for two months due to the COVID-19 health crisis.

Parishioners of St. Mary’s Catholic Church are getting an opportunity to have in-person Mass and other events for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted religious services across the nation.

The Armuchee Ruritan Club placed American flags along Martha Berry Highway in the Armuchee community to commemorate Memorial Day. The flag placement is part of the club’s community service project in the citizenship and patriotism category.

Parky the squirrel and Rex the retriever are now the official mascots of Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation. There have been many rumors about how Parky and Rex ended up at RFPRA, but the best were told by two Unity Christian School fourth grade students. A writing competition was opened for al…

The last day for the National Guardsmen who came to Floyd Medical Center at the end of March was Thursday, Their next mission will be to assist at various testing sites in the region. One member of the unit, Maj. Danny Rogers, is a physician’s assistant at FMC’s Emergency Care Center. The st…

Even amid a pandemic there are those who cook good food, eat good food and yes, they photograph good food.

Local potter Lisa Ingram couldn’t meet with Rome residents in person to create pottery. So she did the next best thing.

Rome residents have been enjoying coffee at Swift & Finch Coffee Shop for eight years now.

As we seniors continue to shelter in place at home, check off these simple safety steps.

Like many other local organizations, the Rome Symphony Orchestra and Rome Little Theatre are having to postpone (and in some cases cancel) their scheduled performances.

The pastors of The Churches of Rome collaborative announced they are making their first community service grant to the newly formed HOPE Alliance of Rome and Floyd County. The funds will be used to offset expenses incurred by local nonprofits providing emergency shelter and services to homel…