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CHATTOOGA RELAY FOR LIFE SET FOR THIS FRIDAY

Written by Matt Davis on May 14, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Chattooga County American Cancer Society Relay for Life is set for this Friday, May 18th at Dowdy Park in Summerville, beginning at 6 pm.  Teams from around the county will be at the event, raising money for Chattooga County cancer patients thru a variety of means such as sales of foods, shirts and cakes and playing games.  The Cancer Survivor Lap is set for 6 pm.  The “Caregiver” Lap will follow the Survivor Lap.  Cancer survivors are asked to be at the park by 5 pm to get your t-shirt provided by the American Cancer Society.

ROME DDA GATHERING INPUT ABOUT THE FUTURE OF DOWNTOWN

Written by Matt Davis on May 10, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Rome’s Downtown Development Authority is currently working with the Fanning Institute of the University of Georgia to develop a new master plan for the expansion and development of downtown Rome.  The comprehensive study includes a town hall meeting that was held in conjunction with the City of Rome on Tuesday night, along with stakeholder interviews, intercept interviews and an overall evaluation of all aspects of downtown Rome.

ROME HIGH SCHOOL ONCE AGAIN NAMED ONE OF THE BEST HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE US BY US NEWS & WORLD REPORT

Written by Matt Davis on May 10, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Rome High School has been named by US News & World Report magazine as one of the best high schools in the nation for the third time in five years.  According to a Rome High School media release, Rome High is a Silver Award Winner for 2012.  In Georgia, RHS ranked 31st out of 446 schools.  It earned a ranking of 1,679 out of 21,776 high schools in the US.

ROME SHRINE CLUB AIRLIFTS SUMMERVILLE GIRL TO BURN HOSPITAL IN CINCINNATI

Written by Matt Davis on May 10, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome Shrine Club has airlifted a five year old child from Summerville to their burn hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio after the child was accidentally burned from hot food spilled in her lap, according to Jerry Collins, Hospital Chairman for the Rome Shrine Club.  Collins says that this was done at no cost to the family.  The Rome Shrine Club will take care of all expenses related to the treatment of the child, including transportation to future treatment.  Collins indicates that community support of the Shriners allows the club to help young burn victims.

GEORGIA’S NET TAX COLLECTIONS UP IN APRIL

Written by Matt Davis on May 10, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Governor Nathan Deal has announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of April 2012 totaled $1.53 billion for an increase of $152 million or 11 percent compared to April 2011.  According to a release from the Governor’s office, through 10 months of Fiscal Year 2012, net revenue collections totaled nearly $13.3 billion for an increase of $677 million or 5.4 percent compared to the same period last year.

WATTERSON NAMED INTERIM PRESIDENT OF GHC

Written by Matt Davis on May 10, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Georgia Highlands College has announced that Renva Watterson has been named the interim president of the college, effective May 14th, by University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby.  Watterson will take the post from Rob Watts, who has been named interim president of Georgia Perimeter College in metro Atlanta.

CITY OF ROME, DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY RECEIVES FEEDBACK ON FUTURE OF DOWNTOWN ROME

Written by Matt Davis on May 9, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The City of Rome and Rome’s Downtown Development Authority hosted a town hall meeting yesterday for the purpose of gathering input from the public about future development in downtown Rome.

GREATER ROME CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HOST “SPECTECH ROME V” NEXT WEEK

Written by Matt Davis on May 9, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce will host “SpecTech Rome V”, their technology, innovation and entrepreneurship conference, next Thursday and Friday, May 17th and 18th at the DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome.  Keynote speakers will include Stephen Fleming, Vice President of Georgia Tech and Executive Director of the Enterprise Innovation Institute, and Dr. Chris McKinney, Associate Vice President for Technology Transfer and Economic Development for Georgia Health Sciences University.

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