Category Archives: Education

National Merit Scholarship Program commendations for Rome High’s Brianna L. Cadle, Kenta Y. Davis, Nigara Nizamidin and William Stephenson.

National Merit Scholarship Program commendations for Rome High’s Brianna L. Cadle, Kenta Y. Davis, Nigara Nizamidin and William Stephenson.

  Four Rome High students — Brianna L. Cadle, Kenta Y. Davis, Nigara Nizamidin and William Stephenson — have been commended by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Letters of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, were presented by the RHS principal Dr. Eric Holland to the quartet. About… Read more

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Education: East Central Elementary students, faculty create food pantry to help those in need.

Education: East Central Elementary students, faculty create food pantry to help those in need.

  Media release: East Central Elementary has started a food pantry in an effort to curb the hunger of children who enter their doors. “This idea started in Trion with the observation of an eighth-grade student who saw the need to save food from the cafeteria that was being thrown into the trash,” said Faith… Read more

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Education: Darlington’s Jack Eady named commended student by National Merit Scholarship Program. Elm Street’s Greenway honored. Grant to help Rome Schools identify possible child abuse victims.

Education: Darlington’s Jack Eady named commended student by National Merit Scholarship Program. Elm Street’s Greenway honored. Grant to help Rome Schools identify possible child abuse victims.

Ashley Greenway has been awarded for her work in teaching math and science. Greenway was named as a 2018 finalist for the Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She is a first-grade teacher at Elm Street Elementary and she traveled to the Georgia Department of Education where she was recognized by State… Read more

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It’s a $200 million week in Northwest Georgia as Georgia Highlands’ STEAM building, Cartersville’s Chick-fil-A open; Harbin Clinic breaks ground on second Cartersville campus; and work starts on 295 residences, rooms at The Spires at Berry College.

It’s a $200 million week in Northwest Georgia as Georgia Highlands’ STEAM building, Cartersville’s Chick-fil-A open; Harbin Clinic breaks ground on second Cartersville campus; and work starts on 295 residences, rooms at The Spires at Berry College.

  It’s a huge week in terms of grand openings and ribbon cuttings in Northwest Georgia. Blend all the projects together and you’re talking about an estimated $200 million in combined investment that has wrapped up or else is getting under way. Three of the four projects are based in Cartersville while the fourth –… Read more

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Rome High’s Sound of the Seven Hills named 2018 Grand Champions of the Sixth Annual Northeast Alabama Marching Invitational.

Rome High’s Sound of the Seven Hills named 2018 Grand Champions of the Sixth Annual Northeast Alabama Marching Invitational.

  Media release: The Rome High School Sound of the Seven Hills competed in a marching competition at Albertville High School in Northeast Alabama on Saturday. The Wolves received the highest marks in all categories making them the 2018 Grand Champions of the Sixth Annual Northeast Alabama Marching Invitational. Judges graded Rome on marching, music… Read more

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Deal announces $35 million “aviation academy” coming to Paulding Northwest Airport. What it means.

Deal announces $35 million “aviation academy” coming to Paulding Northwest Airport. What it means.

The headline: A $35 million aviation academy is coming to Silver Comet Field at Paulding Northwest Airport to be part of Chattahoochee Technical College. It will offer Federal Aviation Administration-certified programs “to earn an Aviation Maintenance Technician – Airframe technical certificate of credit, which allows a student to become certified in all parts of an… Read more

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Wright Bagby earns Darlington’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Wright Bagby earns Darlington’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Media release: As Darlington celebrates its Alumni Weekend, the Alumni Office announces Wright Bagby (’63, LD ’12) is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award. “Wright is not about Wright. Wright is about everyone else,” said Bob Hortman (’72), chairman of the Board of Trustees. “He has volunteered and given of himself countless hours,… Read more

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Morning Report: Sneak peek at Cartersville’s new Chick-fil-A (opens Wednesday). Don Neo’s, Last Stop Gift Shop seek beer permits. Latest on Summerville barbecue spot.  Ana’s out at Scores, plans solo shop. $22,000 is something to smile about.

Morning Report: Sneak peek at Cartersville’s new Chick-fil-A (opens Wednesday). Don Neo’s, Last Stop Gift Shop seek beer permits. Latest on Summerville barbecue spot. Ana’s out at Scores, plans solo shop. $22,000 is something to smile about.

FOOD & DRINK Don Neo’s, Last Chance Gift Shop seek beer permits: Rome’s Alcohol Control Commission meets Monday at 5 p.m. to hear two applications: A beer pouring license for Don Neo’s Tacos & Elotes, 330 Broad St., to Nelson Yanes and to a beer package license for the Last Stop Gift Shop, 402 Civic Center Drive (which will… Read more

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Buzz: Author of ‘Bones of My Grandfather,’ his search for the war hero nephew of Martha Berry, to speak at Berry Thursday.  Honors for Highland Rivers Health.

Buzz: Author of ‘Bones of My Grandfather,’ his search for the war hero nephew of Martha Berry, to speak at Berry Thursday. Honors for Highland Rivers Health.

  Berry College will host author Clay Bonnyman Evans for a guest lecture and signing of his book, “Bones of My Grandfather: Reclaiming a Lost Hero of World War II” at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Christopher Browning Pavilion at Oak Hill. U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Alexander “Sandy” Bonnyman Jr., nephew of Martha Berry, was posthumously awarded… Read more

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Rome City Schools names Becky Kemnitz Teacher of the Year; Hillary Oliver is runner up; Dr. Scott McClure is support staffer of the year.

Rome City Schools names Becky Kemnitz Teacher of the Year; Hillary Oliver is runner up; Dr. Scott McClure is support staffer of the year.

Rome City Schools announces the Support Staff of the Year as well as the runner-up and winner of the Teacher of the Year. Named Support Staff of the Year was Dr. Scott McClure, a Para-Professional for Elm Street Elementary. “I’ve experienced a lot of great moments in my life and this one is near the… Read more

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Business: A tribute to Sam Spector at Berry College. State honors for newcomer Constellium based in White.

Business: A tribute to Sam Spector at Berry College. State honors for newcomer Constellium based in White.

The Master of Business Administration classroom at the Berry College Campbell School of Business was recently dedicated  to its founder, the late Sam I. Spector. Spector, who died last spring, was a member of the business faculty for nine years, from 1967-1976. During that time, he attained rank of full professor, served as the chair of… Read more

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Berry College Mountain Day: Thousands of students and alumni celebrate Martha Berry’s birthday and college’s homecoming.

Berry College Mountain Day: Thousands of students and alumni celebrate Martha Berry’s birthday and college’s homecoming.

  Thousands of Berry Alumni came home this weekend for Mountain Day Festivities. The Mountain Day weekend, a celebration of Martha Berry’s birthday and the college’s homecoming, is celebrated on the first Saturday in October to honor the college’s founder. A tradition lasting over a century, students, faculty and staff, alumni, friends and families are… Read more

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Buzz: More road work on U.S. 41 in Cartersville. Air Force ROTC car wash Oct. 13. Fall preview day at GHC on Thursday. Free legal help Oct. 12.

Buzz: More road work on U.S. 41 in Cartersville. Air Force ROTC car wash Oct. 13. Fall preview day at GHC on Thursday. Free legal help Oct. 12.

  From Georgia DOT: Work could begin soon on resurfacing U.S. 41/Joe Frank Harris Parkway in the city of Cartersville. Georgia DOT recently awarded a contract to Northwest Georgia Paving Inc. of Calhoun, valued at $1.7 million, for a construction project to resurface a portion of the highway in Bartow County. The project includes 1.759… Read more

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Education: Berry College’s Mountain Day is Saturday; big crowds expected on and off campus. Oak Hill hosts  “From Tree to Treasure: Woodturnings by Al Christopher.”

Education: Berry College’s Mountain Day is Saturday; big crowds expected on and off campus. Oak Hill hosts “From Tree to Treasure: Woodturnings by Al Christopher.”

  Berry College’s annual Mountain Day celebration is this Saturday: Events really begin on Friday, are almost nonstop on Saturday and continue into Sunday on the campus of Berry College. The Grand March, sports, the arts and more are included as returning Berry alums pack area motels and restaurants — as well as the campus itself.… Read more

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Education: Rome High selects student ambassadors for Career Academy. Rome Middle students honored by Rome Rotary. A ‘special visitor’ at Unity Christian School.

Education: Rome High selects student ambassadors for Career Academy. Rome Middle students honored by Rome Rotary. A ‘special visitor’ at Unity Christian School.

Unity Christian School’s elementary students had a special visit with Johnny Appleseed this week as the students celebrated the American pioneer who introduced apple trees to parts of the United states. “Every year on September 26 Johnny Appleseed comes to visit our elementary students. He greets our students and tells his life story of how… Read more

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Education: Rome High freshman donates $100 prize to help students at Rome Middle.

Education: Rome High freshman donates $100 prize to help students at Rome Middle.

  Nebrea Askew, now a freshman at Rome High School, is known for her servant’s heart thanks to her efforts at Rome Middle School. She even was elected ninth grade president and is a student ambassador.  Over the summer, Nebrea was surprised when she was awarded the 2018 Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial “Hometown Hero” Award… Read more

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Woodland High takes first, Cass High second in 2018 Blood Assurance Battle of the Bands.

Woodland High takes first, Cass High second in 2018 Blood Assurance Battle of the Bands.

  Media release: For the second consecutive year, Bartow County high school bands have captured the first and second place spots in the 2018 Blood Assurance Battle of the Bands competition. Earning the top spot this year with an unprecedented 182 donations, the Woodland High School band earned a $1,500 scholarship. Cass High School came… Read more

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