It’s been said before but here it is again: wear a mask, wash your hands and keep six-foot distance from each other as much as possible.
Taking note of the substantial number of new COVID-19 infection cases in Rome and Floyd County, the city and county commissions will hold a called joint meeting on Wednesday to discuss the situation with medical leaders.
The Floyd County Police Department is working to provide dignity to an elderly man as he battles health complications and cancer that is in an aggressive stage.
The U.S. Forrest Service is proposing work in the area of the Johns Mountain Wildlife Management Area to create four new wildlife openings and reroute a portion of the Pinhoti Trail.
Two candidates are vying in the Aug. 11 runoff election to be the Republican nominee in the 14th Congressional District race to represent Northwest Georgia.
An election looms. An unpopular president wrestles with historic unemployment rates. Demonstrations erupt in hundreds of locations. The president deploys Army units to suppress peaceful protests in the nation’s capital. And most of all he worries about an affable Democratic candidate who is …
It was barely 9 a.m. Friday morning when Rome motorcycle patrol officer David McGuire had a motorist pulled over in the 500 block of Broad Street for speeding.
Between grilling food, playing with family and celebrating the founding of the United States, people are welcome to participate in three events planned around Floyd County for Independence Day.
Law enforcement personnel in Rome and Floyd County will be sharing pizzas delivered by the Harry Pierce family over the next five weekdays as a thank you for their service to the community.
In the 10-county health district covering much of Northwest Georgia, confirmed COVID-19 cases have increased 21% in the past two weeks, according to the Department of Public Health.
Independence Day usually consists of grilling burgers and hot dogs, playing in sprinklers and watching fireworks at the end of the night. However, it’s important to know how to safely celebrate with these activities.
CRBI conducted bacterial water monitoring at three sites that included Neel’s Landing off of U.S. 411, Grizzard Park, Heritage Park and Ga. 156 near Calhoun on June 30. The results of those monitoring efforts showed that 18.5 cfu/100mL were present at Neel’s Landing, 6.1 cfu/100mL of E. coli…
With COVID-19 cases on the rise again, Floyd County Jail Administrator Maj. Bob Sapp said they are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of their staff and inmates.
Rome officials may appoint a citizens committee to study the monuments at Myrtle Hill Cemetery as several cities around Georgia are relocating their Confederate statues.
Floyd County reported 25 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday as well as more patients hospitalized with severe cases of the disease caused by the coronavirus.
Gov. Brian Kemp is holding off on ordering a statewide mandate to wear masks in Georgia as positive cases of coronavirus and hospitalizations are on the rise.
ACWORTH — A person of interest in a fatal shooting outside an Acworth motel Friday night has been found, authorities said, while a second person is still being sought.
Cave Spring City Council members discussed the possibility of licensing ATVs and UTVs on roads around the town at their called meeting Tuesday.
There were 14 people being treated in local hospitals who have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Tuesday and two more awaiting test results. That’s up one since Monday, and double the number of people hospitalized since last Wednesday.
The one-year delay of the 2020 Olympic games may have come at just the right time for a group of young athletes who are now training in Rome two or three times a week.
Work on the first of two phases of stabilizing U.S. 27 on Taylor’s Ridge in Chattooga County is poised to begin this fall.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp signed a $25.9 billion state budget Tuesday that he called “bittersweet” because of $2.2 billion in spending cuts brought on by the devastation the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking on Georgia’s economy.
As the Rome Circuit Public Defender’s Office reopens, staff are taking more precautions after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
Gov. Brian Kemp moved Monday to extend social distancing rules for businesses and stay-at-home orders for the state’s most vulnerable populations another two weeks amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
This Saturday’s Independence Day events will include parades in Cave Spring and downtown Rome and will finish with a grand fireworks show on top of Jackson Hill.
A special use permit application for pet chickens in the Saddle Mountain neighborhood and a rezoning request for a winery on Billy Pyle Road are among the items on the Rome-Floyd Planning Commission’s agenda Thursday.
ATLANTA — Despite cutting spending by $2.2 billion, the General Assembly found enough money in next year’s state budget to add more funds into building projects across Georgia.
The organizer of a rally calling for justice in the death of a Cedartown man said she plans on continuing her efforts until she feels her demands are satisfied.
The City of Rome would like to remind citizens to stay safe during the upcoming July 4th holiday by following state law and safety recommendations.
Marching to chants of “no justice, no peace, no racist police,” approximately 30 mostly young demonstrators walked on Saturday from Trinity United Methodist Church to Rome First United Methodist Church in solidarity with the Black Lives movement.
ATLANTA – By the time the 2020 General Assembly gaveled to a close Friday night, lawmakers had dealt with two issues they couldn’t have dreamed of when they came to the Capitol in January.
The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging people, especially individuals with chronic lung conditions, to protect themselves from dust from the Saharan dust cloud as it moves over Georgia. The dust cloud is expected to be around for the next few days.
Working through a difficult time not only has focused efforts to combat poverty and homelessness in Floyd County but also added a sense of resolve.
Major tennis tournament action returns to the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College on Monday with more than 250 juniors registered to play the Georgia Open Challenger Championships.