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.
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 天天乐棋牌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 天天乐棋牌 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.
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.
Each year, Darlington international students share their culture with Floyd County through events such as the International Fair. Since the school year was cut short, the school has invited their students, who span five continents, to share photos of their 天天乐棋牌s and cultures during a virtual…
The Floyd County Commission approved the purchase of 19 air conditioning and heating units for Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation facilities.
The seasonal open burning ban that would normally begin on May 1 for Floyd County residents has been modified to take effect June 1.
ATLANTA — More than 266,000 Georgians filed initial unemployment claims last week, up about 19,000 from the previous week, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
The number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Floyd County stepped up by five cases Wednesday.
More than a month and a half after Floyd County had its first confirmed case of the new coronavirus, local emergency management agency director Tim Herrington continues to keep track of where his help is needed.
With only a day left on the clock, Gov. Brian Kemp has not revealed whether or not he plans to extend Georgia’s shelter-in-place order before it expires.
A former Atlanta entrepreneur presented plans for a business incubator and accelerator in the River District to the Rome Redevelopment Committee Wednesday.
As a way to safely conduct court amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Floyd County Commission passed a resolution making the Forum River Center an annex for the Floyd County Judicial Circuit.
In the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, testing in the United States was slow to ramp up and the general feeling was people wanted to be tested as quickly as possible.
The skatepark taking shape at the Plainville recreation center was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Tony Hawk Foundation, but organizers of the grassroots effort to erect the feature say more donations are needed.
In mid-March, when statistical models predicted a wave of people needing hospitalization for COVID-19 complications, local healthcare providers were concerned they wouldn’t have enough supplies to cope.
While Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation doesn’t have a definite date on when they plan to reopen all of their facilities, their staff has been at work on other projects.
The vice president of Village Theatres — consisting of the Movies at Berry Square and Rome Cinemas — said they’re going to wait a little longer before reopening.
Atlanta hotelier John Patel may convert about half the rooms at the old Skytop Holiday Inn off U.S. 411 and Chateau Drive to mini-apartments.
Rome City Commissioners had some discussion Monday on whether residents feel they’re now in a green-light economy, with businesses able to open with social distancing.
As Gov. Brian Kemp allows certain businesses to reopen, he also included guidelines for a slow reopening of places of worship.
Rome’s network of trails is seeing an increase in activity during the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to members of a local trails advocacy group.