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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…

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.

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…

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…

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.