Thu., February 23, 2012 7:58am
Dozens of homes were damaged by a storm that rolled through northwest Georgia late Wednesday night, toppling trees and knocking out power to thousands of customers.
Mon., February 20, 2012 7:40am
Four Georgia prisoners who allege they were brutally beaten by their corrections officers in the Hays State Prison in Trion have reached a settlement in the case.
Mon., February 6, 2012 6:50pm
The Rome City Commission is expected to take up what has become a contentious issue in other Georgia cities.
Mon., December 26, 2011 11:15am
Three tornadoes that hit north Georgia last week bring the total tracked by the National Weather Service office in Peachtree City to 29.
Fri., December 23, 2011 6:27pm
Authorities say at least seven people were injured in Georgia as powerful storms roared across the state Thursday, damaging homes, downing trees and zapping power. National Weather Service meteorologist Robert Garcia said a survey team plans to visit Gordon County Friday afternoon to determine whether a tornado was responsible for destroying one home and damaging several others near Calhoun.
Wed., December 21, 2011 3:52pm
Several men have been evicted from a Salvation Army shelter in Rome amid controversy over recent vandalism. Salvation Army Capt. Tim Farrell tells the Rome News-Tribune that some people might consider him Grinch-like for ordering the men to leave so close to the holidays. But Farrell says he had no choice.
Wed., November 2, 2011 2:46pm
Petition signers ask Shorter University to reconsider an employee policy. People who work there must agree to sign lifestyle statement or risk termination. Meanwhile, another Baptist university has extended benefits to same sex partners.
Mon., October 31, 2011 10:56am
A yarn plant in Rome will close two days after Christmas, affecting the jobs of some 227 workers. Mohawk Industries has announced it will close its spun yard plant on Huffaker Road.
Sat., August 27, 2011 4:31pm
In the first full Friday night of high school football, we wrote 35 recaps of metro Atlanta games. Led by Collins Hill’s comeback victory over Roswell in a game that was televised by GPB, there were several exciting games around Atlanta.
Thu., August 25, 2011 9:07am
The state’s labor department has put-out the latest numbers on metro jobless rates for the month of July. In Savannah, unemployment fell slightly, as it did in Gainesville and in Columbus. But the jobless mark rose in Rome.