The Rome-Floyd Planning Commission is backing plans to build a gated townhouse community on an empty lot on Third Street in the Between the Rivers historic district.
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday that anyone in Georgia can be tested for coronavirus after expanding the criteria beyond only those with symptoms, health-care workers, the elderly and the chronically ill.
To help keep up the spirits of her students and friends each day, one Darlington teacher has taken to posting her own challenge videos.
Georgia’s chief economist told lawmakers Thursday that a return to normalcy is needed to soften the blow to the state’s $27 billion budget, which is set for deep cuts amid coronavirus-prompted closures.
City leaders’ concerns of criminal activity in one Rome neighborhood and the unsteady ground upon which social distancing measures are enforced combined to spark a discussion Wednesday.
Like many other county agencies under coronavirus restrictions, the Sara Hightower Regional Library System has had to get creative with how it serves the citizens of Floyd and Polk counties.
Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Christian Coomer — a former state representative for Floyd County — denies accusations he took advantage of a client when he was a Cartersville attorney.
With the Rome Police Department set to resume as close to normal operations as it can starting Monday, the agency is preparing to welcome the public back into the Rome-Floyd County Law Enforcement Center.
As the concerns for mitigating the spread of the new coronavirus continue, Berry College remains closed to the public until at least June 1 and prepares to conduct its summer semester online.
As time goes on, and epidemiologists find more people who test positive for COVID-19 across the state, most Northwest Georgia counties have slowly dropped down the state-published county by county list.
Rome and Floyd County officials want residents to continue recycling, but they’re still working on the best way to handle the materials in the future.
Republican candidates for the Northwest Georgia congressional seat took turns Monday touting their similar conservative views and pouncing on supposed weak spots in each other’s backgrounds during a debate ahead of the June 9 primary.
Georgia school officials agreed Monday to distribute around $411 million in federal funding to help local school districts shore up their budgets and programs as coronavirus continues pummeling the state’s economy.
Despite the Berry College campus being closed to the public, the HackBerry Lab open house continues virtually on the lab’s website.
Floyd County Schools Superintendent Jeff Wilson prepared school board members for upcoming cuts in a meeting early Monday.
Through its United Way affiliate, Floyd County has been awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board program.
The number of Floyd County residents diagnosed with COVID-19 grew by five Monday after several days of remaining flat.
Spring is normally a busy time for the all-volunteer staff of Floyd Felines with new kittens being born throughout the season — many to mother cats who are strays or in ck棋牌s that can’t care for them.
Montessori School of Rome took time this week to remember May Day celebrations of the past, unfettered by COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.
Soon after the COVID-19 pandemic became a reality in Rome, parishioners of Westminster Presbyterian found a way to continue their mission work even with the church facility itself closed.
While St. Mary’s Catholic School remains closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, four young siblings didn’t forget the school’s annual tradition of honoring the Blessed Mother Mary.
Even though Gov. Brian Kemp has encouraged Georgians to stay at ck棋牌 as much as possible for the past six weeks, Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say a lot of folks have beat cabin fever by taking to creeks and streams across Northwest Georgia.
As the U.S. Census Bureau’s campaign for residents to complete the census continues, the department is making sure to reach out to every person possible during the current situation.
ATLANTA - U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., is planning to introduce bipartisan legislation aimed at relieving the nation’s shortage of doctors and nurses critically needed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Projections are used as a guide in the age of data and technology, never more so than in the last two months as the world has been gripped by the spreading threat of a new pandemic.
It’s not unusual for budget discussion to dominate the agenda at Floyd County Board of Education meetings this time of year, in the middle of a pandemic however, this spring’s planning will have a few extra hurdles.
One of the biggest struggles for families during the pandemic has been not being able to visit loved ones in assisted living facilities.
Dutton Construction crews peeled the facade off the old Master Antiques building at 241 Broad St. on Thursday under the watchful eye of building owner Wayne Robinson.
Floyd County recorded five new COVID-19 cases Thursday, as Gov. Brian Kemp allowed his statewide shelter-in-place order to expire at midnight.
To borrow a phrase from just about any emergency dispatch center across the region, the reopening of Georgia’s economy seems to be on a slow roll.