The Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home annual Herb & Plant Sale began March 27 and will continue through Friday. The sale switched to an online format this year due to the current health crisis.
Floyd-Rome Retired Educators had three new members join the organization at their recent meeting. Pictured are (from left) Terry Brandon, Elaine Turner, Arch Metcalf and Diane Lanham, the organization’s membership chairperson. The organization now has over 300 members.
“Making a Difference,” a feature documentary written and directed by Shorter University Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Katherine Dudley, won the G.B. Lindsey Family Audience Award at the WACA Family and Faith International Film Festival in Waco, Texas.
With all that cold, wet, and nasty weather, we’ve had this winter and now this monster referred to as COVID-19, I feel the onset of something else and that is spring fever.
“Rain, Again?” I think to myself as I stand on the porch of my sleepy Jamestown home, looking out at the storming world around me. As the rain crashed in the little pools of water around my yard, I play hopscotch to the red blur I call a car in hopes of not being completely soaked for the ri…
For parents, teachers and students looking for another addition to their homeschool curriculum, the Rome Braves have made their reading program accessible online.
Northwest Georgia high school students still have the opportunity to submit their own artwork for the Congressional Art Competition this year.
The Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home annual Herb & Plant Sale will still be held this year but will switch to an online format due to the current health crisis.
While many facilities are shutting down and social distancing is encouraged, recovery programs are still providing support in this time of uncertainty.
When space allows, we try to feature local animals that have been given a second chance by being rescued. We hope that these stories of kindness and generosity by Rome and Floyd County residents will inspire others to consider fostering or adopting a pet from Floyd County PAWS, area shelters…
Working from home Thursday afternoon, Leanne Cook popped her head outside her front door every so often to check and see what was on her front porch.
With schools canceled, many students are stuck at home. And while keeping up with assignments might be on the day’s schedule, there’s also time and need for entertainment.
Usually on St. Patrick’s Day, Rena Drummond and her family celebrate her granddad’s birthday at his favorite restaurant, Captain D’s.
NEW YORK (AP) — On the first Sunday after the coronavirus began upending American life, some religious institutions – including two churches whose pastors are close to President Donald Trump – held in-person services amid public health worries over the pandemic. That picture already looks di…
In an effort to show some appreciation and give back to local hospitals during this time of stress, Redemption Church has begun delivering an assortment of coffee, doughnuts and snacks to the healthcare professionals working long hours.
The Free Clinic of Rome is anticipating the arrival of new telemedicine equipment early this week which could aid healthcare professionals in the battle against COVID-19.
As more and more area churches announce they are canceling Sunday services because of the coronavirus, one inspirational voice can still be heard on a local radio station from the safety of your home or vehicle.
Local audiences will have the chance to see a powerful film on the silver screen that is sure to spur conversations about racial discrimination in the justice system, the quest for equality and ways to strengthen our own community when it comes to embracing our differences.
Cedartown resident Blake Cauthen was pretty much floored when he heard he was named 2019 Volunteer of the Year by the Coosa River Basin Initiative.
More than 500 seventh through 12th grade youth from over 10 counties gathered at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton for the Northwest District Project Achievement. Floyd County was represented by ten youth in eight project areas.
Eleven women from the Rome area will be presented at the 31st Annual Rome Symphony Orchestra Debutante Ball on June 6 at Coosa Country Club. The ball is a major fundraiser for the symphony. Mrs. James Hollister Hobgood, Jr. is the chairwoman for this year’s event. The 2020 Rome Symphony Debu…
Three Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy students participated in the 2020 Tulsa Welding School’s Annual National Welding Completion in Jacksonville, Florida.
Coming from a single-mother home herself, Angela Walker knows how stressful it can be to scrounge up enough cash to send a daughter to her high school prom.