If you’ve spent any time hanging around downtown Rome in recent days, perhaps you’ve noticed the large hearts placed in front of area businesses. They are a part of the inaugural Rome Community HeART Project, sponsored by Redmond Regional Medical Center and the Rome Area Council for the Arts. Ten hearts were unveiled over the weekend around downtown Rome and at Redmond as part of Heart Month, which is observed nationally every February as a means of raising heart health awareness.
Today is National Signing Day for college football. Like many other institutions nationwide, it will be a day of great anticipation for Shorter University.
Kenneth Shuman is the winner of the 2014 GOAL Award, presented by Georgia Northwestern Technical College and the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce. The award was bestowed upon Shuman on Tuesday at the regular meeting of the Seven Hills Rotary Club.
The observation of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia continues today with a focus on Thunderstorm Safety.
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the NBA-leading Indiana Pacers 89-85 last night at the Philips Arena, in spite of a fourth quarter rally from Atlanta in which the Hawks at one time came within two points of the Pacers. Thus ended a 12 game losing streak for the Pacers in Atlanta. Mike Scott led the Hawks in scoring with 15 points; 11 of those points were scored in the fourth quarter. Elton Brand added 12 points for Atlanta.
Congratulations to the Georgia Highlands Chargers basketball team for making it to ESPN’s Sports Center! An impressive block and dunk by Buck Johnson in the Chargers’ victory
Zayden Sullins, a fifth grader at Garden Lakes Elementary School, has won the Floyd County Schools Spelling Bee for the second year in a row. This year’s Bee was held on Monday morning at the Floyd County Board of Education office on Riverside Parkway.
The search continues for a Floyd County woman who has been missing since Saturday night. Angela Lynch Worsham was last seen at the Food Lion shopping center in Armuchee on Saturday night around 7:30 pm. Her family is asking for the public’s help in finding her. They have notified the authorities and a lookout has been issued for her 2005 Volkswagen Jetta.