The College Board has released the AP School Scholar Roster and it includes 82 Floyd County Schools students earning 117 awards.
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.
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.