The Rome chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness will host its annual candlelight ceremony on the Town Green on Oct. 6 as part of the national day of prayer for mental illness recovery and understanding.
Gov. Brian Kemp said he feels good about Georgia’s current status amid the pandemic, and he has an optimistic outlook as the temperatures cool and flu season begins in earnest.
The race for a hotly contested U.S. Senate seat in Georgia kicked up a notch last week with the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and calls for a Democratic candidate to drop out in favor of the frontrunner.
The colossal deal between the parent corporation of Floyd Medical Center and North Carolina-based Atrium Health is still in the works and there remain several public hearings before it is finalized.
A figure health officials watch to gauge the spread of the coronavirus, the percentage of positive COVID-19 results compared to number of tests given, has remained above a 10% benchmark in Floyd County in the past two weeks.
The Davies Shelter received a $50,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program.
The first project on a Georgia Department of Transportation list has been in the works for nearly 40 years, but it is apparently inching closer and closer to the start, not finish, line.
ATLANTA — Deteriorating public support for law enforcement is driving police officers away from the profession and making it harder to attract new recruits, representatives of state and local police agencies said Thursday.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks locally has continued to rise. On Thursday, Floyd County cases within the past two weeks creeped up toward the 500 mark as the county amassed 475 new COVID-19 infections.
This year’s Toys for Tots registration will be online only as the Exchange Club prepares to do the annual toy drive under COVID-19 precautions.
Floyd County commissioners are looking at setting a new time frame for developers to apply for tax allocation district status — at least 30 days ahead of a vote by the city and county commissions.
Prosecutors say a Dahlonega married couple made between $550,000 and $1.5 million by importing misbranded male-enhancement products, containing the drug in Viagra, from China and selling them under names like Rhino 7, Super Hard and Jack Rabbit.
Despite the county’s reluctance to support the TAD, Berry College is still considering building a Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel on the Armuchee Connector.
The state reported on Wednesday that three more Floyd County residents succumbed to a COVID-19 infection.
Floyd President and CEO Kurt Stuenkel has named Kenneth Jones, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer. The announcement comes nearly six months after the veteran physician was named interim CMO.
Floyd County Commissioners approved several agreements and change orders for 2017 special purpose local option sales tax projects.
ATLANTA — The coin-operated amusement machines business in Georgia has been thriving since the Georgia Lottery Corp. took over regulating the industry in 2013, Lottery President and CEO Gretchen Corbin said Wednesday.
The Northwest Georgia Housing Authority is looking to add a splash pad for water play to the area of the Graham Homes public housing complex.
Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation is in the process of removing the dock at Brushy Branch. While the dock was damaged beyond repair, a new dock is on the way. “We realized a few years back that we needed a new dock at Brushy Branch and had it added to the SPLOST,” RFPR Director Todd Wofford sa…
Georgia election officials gearing up for the Nov. 3 general election will have help from big-name companies to troubleshoot technical issues and a new real-time tool that tracks the wait in line at local polling places.
It’s been almost 18 months since leadership of Global Impact International and Restoration Rome revealed plans to acquire the former Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital property for a Hope Village.
Floyd County’s elections board laid out plans — including pandemic policies and poll worker training — for the Nov. 3 election.
Floyd County continues to quadruple the number of new COVID-19 cases per 14 days, maintaining its designation as a high transmission county by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
An Xfinity Store is one of the latest additions to the East Bend shopping center under construction in Rome.
If a teen hadn’t come forward, a Chatsworth man convicted of molesting two young teens in his care may have gone on to victimize others.
A convoy of tractor-trailers, U-Haul trailers and private vehicles left Rome at 6 a.m. Monday loaded with supplies for residents of western Louisiana devastated by Hurricane Laura.
With a seven-day moving average of 33 new COVID-19 cases a day, Floyd County is poised to quickly top 3,000 cumulative coronavirus infections early this week.
President Donald Trump said Monday he expects to announce his pick for the Supreme Court by week’s end, before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is buried.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second Republican senator came out in opposition to filling a vacant Supreme Court seat before the Nov. 3 election while Speaker Nancy Pelosi asserted without details that the Democratic-led House has "options" for stalling or preventing President Donald Trump from quickl…
A strip of Martha Berry Boulevard has grabbed the attention from private developers who want to improve the northern entrance to the city.
Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful is planning fall events coming up in the next few months after remaining mostly virtual during the spring and summer.
City officials are ready to aggressively seek new commercial activity along Redmond Circle on a 12-acre strip in front of the long-abandoned General Electric plant.