Rome’s regional nonprofit blood center, Blood Assurance, will be collecting plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 donors to be used as an investigational treatment for critically ill COVID-19 patients.
Trinity United Methodist Church will ring its historic bell every morning and evening at 7:14 for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.
Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism has been faced with quite a challenge over the last few weeks: how to continue promoting Rome to visitors when no one can travel right now.
Every spring, meteorologist watch for cold air from Canada to collide with the warm air rising out of the Gulf of Mexico. And like clockwork they watch big thunderstorms build and build until they drop one of nature’s most deadly events, the tornado.
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.