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18 hrs ago |

Georgia Northwestern To Give Free GED Practice Tests

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is giving away free GED practice tests from Sept.


Related Topix: Georgia, Ringgold, GA, Catoosa County, GA, Chattooga County, GA, Summerville, GA, Rome, GA

23 hrs ago | Fetch Your News

Edward John (Eddy) White: Obituary

Edward John White, age 63, passed away after a battle with cancer on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the home of Ellen T. White in Cherry Log, GA. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Edward Joseph White and Edith Byrnes White.


Related Topix: Fannin County, GA, Gilmer County, GA, Ellijay, GA, Cave Spring, GA

Yesterday |

Rome teen facing vehicular homicide charges

A Rome teen is now facing charges of 2nd degree vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal auto accident that claimed the life of Amy Michelle Brigham. Katherine Lydia Clotfelter , 19, was booked into the Floyd County jail Monday and charged with second degree vehicular homicide and failure to obey traffic control devices.


Related Topix: Rome, GA, Euharlee, GA, Bartow County, GA

Yesterday | Business Journal

Neaton Rome creating 50 jobs in Rome

Automotive products company Neaton Rome Inc. plans an $8 million expansion in Floyd County that will bring 50 new jobs. "Due to increased sales, we are excited to announce our fifth expansion and reinvestment opportunity in Rome and Floyd County," said Naoki Horikawa , president of Neaton Rome, in a statement.


Related Topix: Rome, GA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Chemical Online

Hydro Dynamics Partners With The Continuous Flow Chemistry Experts Of Proteaf Technologies

Hydro Dynamics, Inc. of Rome, Georgia announced today that it will be partnering with Proteaf Technologies of Palos Verdes Estates, CA for implementing its Shock Wave Power Reactor cavitation technology in high value continuous processing. Continuous flow chemistry through process intensification has been widely used in the chemical, pharmaceutical and petrochemical markets for decades.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Rome, GA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Polk County Ga. arrest report dated September 11, 2014

William Riley Brock III, 48, of Rome is housed at the Polk County jail for Floyd County on charges of poss of meth, poss of drug related objects, theft by deception, poss of firearm during commission of crime and probation violation The Northwest Georgia Crime Examiner personally compiles arrest reports that covers the Polk County area. These reports are for local news purposes only.


Related Topix: Polk County, GA, Rome, GA, Drugs

Thu Sep 11, 2014

GDOL To Host Job Training Recruitment In Cedartown Sept. 25

The Georgia Department of Labor will host a special recruitment for job seekers who qualify for OJT, a federal on-the-job training program to help get unemployed workers back into the labor force.


Related Topix: Georgia, Rome, GA, Social Security, Personal Finance, Federal Prisons, Prison

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Bonna Clare Alt: Obituary

Bonna Clare Alt, age 66 of Ellijay, Georgia passed on Monday, September 8, 2014, at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Georgia. She was born, November 8, 1947 in Binghamton, New York, to her late father Lawrence Keesler and mother Mary Spoonhaver Keesler.


Related Topix: Gilmer County, GA, Ellijay, GA, Rome, GA

Tue Sep 09, 2014


Southern secessionist group forming paramilitary unit called the "Indomitables"

After years of rhetoric threatening violence, the neo-Confederate League of the South is training a uniformed, paramilitary unit tasked with advancing a second southern secession by any means necessary, Hatewatch has learned. According to anonymous sources from within the LOS, as well as leaked internal communications, the LOS secret unit has been dubbed "The Indomitables"and appears to be stacked with white supremacists, former Klan members and neo-Nazis.


Related Topix: Rome, GA

Mon Sep 08, 2014

NW Georgia Schools Named Among Finalists for Third Annual Georgia STEM Education Awards

The Technology Association of Georgia and the TAG Education Collaborative today announced the finalists for the 3rd annual Georgia STEM Education Awards which recognizes schools, programs, and companies for outstanding efforts and achievements in supporting and promoting STEM Education in Georgia.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Georgia, Armuchee, GA, Walker County, GA, Rossville, GA, University of Georgia West Georgia State, Lithia Springs, GA, Douglas County, GA

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Seagraves receives scholarship to Shorter University

Nicholson resident Macy Seagraves recently was selected to receive a J. Robert and Hazel B. Eubanks Scholarship to attend Shorter University in Rome, Ga. The Eubanks Scholarship provides tuition, room, and board for incoming freshmen for eight semesters.


Related Topix: Rome, GA, Standardized Testing, Education, Piedmont College

Thu Sep 04, 2014


GA Dept. of Labor to Hold Job Training Fair

The Georgia Department of Labor will host a special recruitment for job seekers who qualify for OJT, a federal on-the-job training program to help get unemployed workers back into the labor force. The recruitment will be held Thursday, Sept.


Related Topix: Georgia, Rome, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Maddox wins the battle, Croft wins the war at Rome

Hollywood couldn't have written a better script going into the final points race of the year at Rome Speedway in Rome, GA Sunday night as the Dixie/Rome Speedway Track championship was up for grabs, with Michael Page and Jason Croft coming into the night in a tie. Meanwhile, Tom Maddox scored the feature win as the points battle raged.


Related Topix: Rome, GA, Whitfield County, GA, Tunnel Hill, GA

Wed Sep 03, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Croft scores Super Late Model victory at Dixie Speedway

Jason Croft celebrates in victory lane after scoring the Super Late Model feature win Saturday night at Dixie Speedway.


Related Topix: Cherokee County, GA, Woodstock, GA, Rome, GA

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Current in Carmel

Column: An (Ancient) Syrian Model of Tolerance

The last place most people would expect to find evidence of religious tolerance is near the Syrian border with Iraq.


Related Topix: Rome, GA, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

UConn Advance

Lego Model Aqueducts Bridge Ancient and Modern

Professor Gary Robbins, an expert on hydrology, assembles a model of the Bargegal aqueduct and mill, a Roman watermill complex near the town of Arles in southern France, that could produce enough flour to feed 12,000 people a day.


Related Topix: Rome, GA, Geology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Georgia woman gets 15 years to live in 1987 Ohio stabbing death

Fifty-year-old Zina Roberson made her plea Monday in Franklin County court in central Ohio.


Related Topix: Rome, GA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

'Warrior Queen'

As many different media creations of the Irish warriro queen here, of which many arose from around the Celte era of the 1,200's B.C., one of a few of the more rare releases captioned by photo here.


Related Topix: Rome, GA, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

Sandwich Monday: The Roman-Style Burger

During World War II, bun rationing meant that burger joints had to find replacements to hold their ground beef patties.


Related Topix: Rome, GA, Life, Baked Goods, Bread