Shorter University announced on Tuesday the recipients of its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Awards: Dr. Terry R. Morris, Mr. Sean Perren, and Dr. Jeffrey Rice.
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…
Harbin Clinic Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Brad Bushnell, recently served on the international faculty of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow at their 2021 International Meeting in Poznan, Poland.
Kelly Vlass Culbertson, M.D., has been named Designated Institutional Official and Director of the Floyd Family Medicine Residency program.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation promoted Brian Johnston to special agent in charge of the GBI’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit, the agency announced Friday.
A Berry College graduate has been awarded a fellowship of $8,500 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi to pursue a dual Juris Doctor and Ph.D. in economics and law.
For the third time since 2016, Apple has named Darlington an Apple Distinguished School, recognizing the school for its commitment to teaching students technology skills to solve real-world problems as an integrated part of its curriculum.
Rome High School student Alanna Meier was named by State School Superintendent Richard Woods as one of 66 members of his Student Advisory Council.
2nd Lt. Avery T. Jones, of Cave Spring, graduated top of U.S Air Force pilot training class on Sept. 10. Jones is a 2014 valedictorian graduate of Coosa High School, graduated from Auburn University in 2019 with a bachelors and masters degree in Aerospace Engineering. Avery also received sev…
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…
Beth Pollard, Darlington’s assistant head of school for finance and operations, was selected to join the boards of directors of the National Business Officers Association and the Mid-South Independent School Business Officers this summer.
Berry College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduates to earn their college degree, according to The Princeton Review guide released Tuesday.
Georgia Highlands College has recently been recognized by several national publications, including for having one of the “Best RN to BSN Programs for 2021” by Intelligent.com.
Jeff Buda, vice president and chief information officer at Floyd Medical Center, is a finalist for the 2021 Georgia CIO of the Year ORBIE Award.
Dr. Ademola Adeseye joins Harbin Clinic Cardiothoracic Surgery and will begin seeing patients on Aug. 16. He shares that his medical philosophy is “to treat every patient as if they are your mother, your father, or any other family member.”
Floyd County Farm Bureau member Cleve Jackson recently won the Georgia Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet held July 15-17 during the GFB YF&R Leadership Conference on Jekyll Island.
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.
Mike Mathews, the former manager of the Floyd County airport, was appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve on the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame board of directors.
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…
Harbin Clinic welcomes two new physicians coming to Floyd County in August. Daniel Grant, MD, will join Harbin Clinic Rheumatology Rome, and Justin Tanner, MD, will join Harbin Clinic Cardiology Rome.
Silver Bow Publishing will release In Absentia, a collection of poetry by Fabrice Poussin, on July 31. Poussin teaches French and English at Shorter University, where he is a tenured associate professor.
Class of 2009 Coosa High School graduate and former Floyd EMT Michael Ray, pictured with his wife Katie and son Easton, graduates from U.S. Army Flight School at Fort Rucker in Enterprise Ala.
Calhoun-native Matt Robbins has been promoted to executive vice president of Greater Community Bank. Robbins joined the bank in 2014 and has gradually ascended through the ranks to his new post.
Shane Arp has been named as the new Armuchee attendance area athletic director and will serve Armuchee Middle School and Armuchee High School.
Jason Brock has been named the director of School Improvement and Data Analytics for Floyd County Schools. He will take on responsibilities held by the current director of school improvement and professional learning, Barbara Smith, who is retiring Thursday.
Dr. George Bosworth is stepping down as chairman of the Board of Floyd Healthcare Management Inc. when his current term ends Wednesday.
Incoming Rome Rotary President Brent Bell awards outgoing President Nancy Smith a plaque mounted with an engraved gavel during the club’s Thursday meeting at Coosa Country Club.
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 …
U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Rome, hosted her Class of 2025 appointees at a service academy send-off dinner at Dalton State College Monday.
The Georgia selection committee for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching has selected Phyllis Morrison from Rome Middle School as a 2021 state-level finalist in the Mathematics award category.
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.