GHC professor qualified as a Democratic candidate for Floyd County Commissioner, Post One. 

While interested in bringing a new voice to the Board of Commissioners, Wright says she is “most interested in building a bridge between various constituencies...

City of Rome Lands Neighborhood Planning Grant from HUD

The grant is to address challenges of distressed housing, inadequate schools, poor health, high crime, and historic disinvestment.

Rep. Lumsden Named 2019 Legislator of the Year by Georgia State Firefighters Association and...

State Representative Eddie Lumsden (R-Armuchee) was recently named as the 2019 Legislator of the Year by the Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) and the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs for his legislative efforts to protect private, nonprofit fire departments that provide services across the state.

Floyd Clerk of Court Penson flips to Republican Party

Floyd County Clerk of Superior Court Barbara Penson announced Saturday that she will be changing her party affiliation from Democrat to Republican for the...

Secretary Crittenden Certifies HD 14 Special Primary Election Results

Georgia Secretary of State Robyn A. Crittenden certified the election results of the December 18, 2018 House District 14 Special Republican Primary Election on...

Primary election early voting numbers for Floyd County

With just three days left of early voting before the May 24th primary election, the Floyd County Board of Elections has had over 1,000 people vote so far. As of May 17, Floyd County has seen 1,037 in-person voters and has mailed out 297 absentee ballots, according to Floyd County Elections Clerk Donna Brandon.

NWGA Republicans Oppose Hate Crime Legislation Passed by House

The Georgia House of Representatives voted Thursday to approve a bill that would increase penalties for crimes committed against certain classes of people.

Monica Sheppard Announces Bid for Rome City Commission Seat

Longtime Rome resident and community activist, Monica Sheppard announced her bid for Rome City Commission, Ward 2 on Sunday, June 25th. In front of...

Emily J. Matson Announces Candidacy for 2018 Open Seat on Superior Court

  Rome attorney, Emily Matson announces today her candidacy to succeed retiring Judge Tambra P. Colston on the Superior Court of Floyd County. The non-partisan election...

Tuck to challenge Graves in Republican primary

14th District Congressman Tom Graves (R-Ranger) will have a challenger for the 2016 Republican primary next summer. Floyd County resident Mickey Tuck has announced his...