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The recipient of the 2021 Model Ruritan Scholarship at Model High School is Kendell Jai Pewitt. She will be attending John Hopkins University. Pewitt is shown here receiving the scholarship check from Ruritan District governor and Model club secretary Les Hopper and Model club treasurer Larr…

Growing up in the home of a general surgeon, Dr. Bennett Brock always had a strong respect for medicine and the importance of patient-physician relationships. Although he was not sure he wanted to study medicine until college, his choice to be a surgeon was strongly impacted by experiences i…

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Sixteen of Georgia Highlands College’s student-athletes were recently recognized for their work in the classroom in addition to their abilities on the field and basketball court with National Junior College Athletic Association All-Academic honors.

During the 2020-21 school year, 52 Darlington students earned the designation of AP Scholar by The College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program exams. 

Veeka Malanchuk, a sophomore at Beloit College in Wisconsin majoring in Russian and education with minors in geology and Spanish, has been selected to participate in the 2021-2022 Advocacy Corps program. She is one of 18 applicants selected for the highly competitive national program. Malanc…

The Greater Rome Board of Realtors presented a check for $1,500 to the Floyd Health Care Foundation on Thursday. Participating in the presentation were Susan Jones (from left), Katie Edwards, Soraya Collins, Derinda Stephens, Cassidy Carter with the Foundation, John Massey, Hollie Smith and …

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…