Tickets are still available for the Junior Service League of Rome’s 2016 Garden Tour!
The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of its own as Deputy Jonathan Lyle was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at his home on Thursday.
The Board of Directors for the Rome-based Providence Preparatory Academy has announced the appointment of Glenn Getchell as the school’s new headmaster, effective June 1st.
An inmate at the Floyd County Jail has died of an apparent suicide. According to a release from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, Theodore JePaul Barnett, was found unresponsive in his cell by jail staff on Wednesday afternoon. He was transported to Floyd Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
A manhunt led to the lockdown of Alto Park Elementary School on Wednesday. David Wayne Williams, age 47 and the suspect in a Whitfield County stabbing incident, was captured by police around 6 pm at Rooney Road near the school.
Rome’s Downtown Development Authority is teaming with the Harbin Clinic to present a block party for families called “Kids Spring Fling” this Saturday, April 30th from 11 am until 2 pm. It will be held on the 500 block of Broad Street in downtown Rome.
Finster Fest, the annual festival intended to honor the life and legacy of late folk artist Howard Finster of Summerville, will return to its flagship location at Paradise Garden this May 28th and 29th.