Armuchee High School graduate Nichola McCullough is the second Margaret Gayler Memorial Scholarship recipient. Accepted into the University of Georgia’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music, he will participate in the marching band and orchestra. The scholarship is administered by the Floyd County H…
Wes Walraven of Rome has been elected to the Georgia Trust board of trustees. Walraven is the head of the Global Industrials Group of Citi Global Markets and Banking and is a member of the firm’s Global Leadership Committee.
This summer, 10 new physicians will join Harbin Clinic, representing the specialties of cardiology, family medicine, general surgery, rheumatology, pediatrics and cardiothoracic surgery.
Blossom Hill BBQ & Burgers at 304 N. Fourth Ave. officially opened its doors Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting and lunch rollout. This is the third eatery opened by local Kevin Dillmon, who also owns Aventine in the River District and Honeymoon Bakery on Broad Street.
Sydney Barbee recently graduated with honors from the University of Alabama. Sydney received a BS in Elementary Education, and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Sydney’s parents are Mike and Dee Barbee of Huntsville, Ala. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Billy Aycock of Armuchee, the …
More than 300 seventh through 12th grade youth from 35 counties gathered at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton for the Northwest District Project Achievement. Floyd County was represented by six youth in five project areas.
When Dr. Martin Lynch kept seeing older patients at the Floyd Center for Wound Care & Hyperbarics returning with wounds caused by falls, he knew he had to be proactive.
Toles, Temple & Wright Inc. announced Friday that Luke Chaffin has joined the real estate brokerage as its first director of marketing. As such, he will oversee and lead media and public relations, communications, strategic marketing and community-based initiatives. Chaffin joined TTW af…
Pepperell High School Principal Jamey Alcorn has been named the executive director of student services and operations for Floyd County Schools, effective July 1.
The Rome Noon Optimist Club’s Student of the Semester program honors area Middle School students selected by faculty and staff for their scholarship and extracurricular contributions. (Seated from left) Caroline Fletcher of Armuchee, Mason White of Coosa and Allie Robinson of Darlington. (St…
Two employees at The Breast Center at Floyd, LaDonna Holcomb and Deb Bishop recently received certifications from the National Consortium of Breast Centers that recognize their expertise in providing care.
Angel Laramie has been named the 2021 Darlington STAR Student and she selected Al Shorey, chairman of the math department, as her STAR Teacher. Both were honored by Georgia Rep. Katie Dempsey at Honors Day on May 14.
Toles, Temple & Wright, Inc. announced that real estate agent Wendy Lignell has completed the necessary training and curriculum to receive her Accredited Buyer’s Representative designation from the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. ABRs represent a select group of Realtors who focus on …
The Rome City Schools Board of Education approved on Tuesday the appointments of Kristin Hall and Anthony Whatley to the assistant principal positions at Rome Middle School. Hall will still teach math at the middle school for half of the day with the remainder as an administrator.
Darlington School honored outstanding faculty and staff members at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner, hosted by the board of trustees on May 6.
Floyd County Juvenile Court Judge Greg Price was sworn in as the new president of the Georgia Council of Juvenile Court Judges on May 3.
Members of the Rome Exchange Club present a check for $642 to the Bagwell Food Pantry to support efforts to feed the hungry across Rome and Floyd County. The money will purchase anywhere from 2 to 6 tons of food. Representing the club were Howard Cothran (front row from left), Paula Wachstet…
Jack McWhorter said music inspires him and he wanted to paint something that pays tribute to that inspiration. The result was “Live Jazz,” a painting of jazz musicians performing.
Thad Rush was recently honored for his 50 years of service as a district supervisor for the Coosa River Soil and Water Conservation District. He was presented a plaque and service pin by the Georgia Association of Conservation Districts at the District meeting held in Calhoun on April 27
The Rome Noon Optimist Club presented its annual Student of the Year awards and cash scholarships during a Tuesday night banquet at Sweet P’s at the Palladium.
Local nonprofit Restoration Rome has been named a Champion of Blueprint for Family First by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services in recognition of their effective model of bringing public and private services together to do better for children and families.
Theta Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. recently celebrated its 113th Founders Day via Zoom Virtual Platform.
A Berry College biochemistry major has won $10,000 for his idea that converts organic waste into biogas at the most recent entrepreneurship PITCH competition.
The Social Sciences Department at Shorter University has released the latest volume of Christus Cultura: The Journal of Christianity in the Social Sciences.
Cicely Thomas, nutrition service director for the Northwest Georgia Public Health District, has been appointed to the Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Dietitians, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday.
For the second year, local real estate agent Heath Rogers of Toles, Temple & Wright, Inc. will be hosting Community Shred Day in partnership with Georgia Secure Shred. This year’s “spring cleaning” event will again be offered free of charge, and takes place Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. t…
Rome Troop 113’s newest Eagle Scouts are Thomas Luthi (from left), Nate Smith, Gabe Kozelle, Adan Conrad, Caleb Sabino and Carson Glass. Troop 113 is sponsored by Trinity United Methodist Church.
The Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association awarded two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to Sydney Shell (from left) and Matthew Wall. Presenting the scholarships is FRREA President Juanita King. Sydney is pursuing a degree in Middle Grades Education at Shorter University, while Ma…
Six students representing Georgia Northwestern Technical College placed in the Georgia Phi Beta Lambda Virtual State Leadership Conference held in early April.
Five volunteers from a variety of departments have been named Good Samaritans as Floyd Medical Center recognizes April 18-24 as National Volunteer Week. The Good Samaritan program honors exceptional volunteers who give of their time and talents.
Rome real estate agent Steve Graves has been appointed to a five-year term on the Georgia Real Estate Commission. Graves, an agent with Hardy Realty, will succeed Paul Brower, whose term expired in January.
The Northwest District Cloverleaf Project Achievement competition was held virtually this year, due to the pandemic, but Floyd County 4-H students weren’t fazed.
Three Floyd County Schools students were recognized for their storytelling skills in the Young Georgia Authors writing competition and two are advancing to the state finals that will be held in mid-April.
Six Floyd County Schools eighth graders and their parents or guardians signed their Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen Georgia Scholarships before counselors, school administrators, and FCS administrators to become members of the REACH Scholars Class of 2025.
Georgia Highlands College’s student newspaper, the Six Mile Post, won three first-place awards from the Southern Regional Press Institute and a first-place award from the Georgia College Press Association.