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GHC Healthcare Program ranked “best affordable” in the country

GHC Healthcare Program ranked “best affordable” in the country

September 22nd, 2021 – 3:50 PM Georgia Highlands College – Georgia Highlands College (GHC) has been ranked No. 1 by University HQ as the “Best Affordable College” to earn your degree in Healthcare Administration. GHC’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Management offers students the foundational knowledge and practical skills that are essential for a demanding and…Continue Reading

Polk County recognized as GRAD Select Site at 2021 GEDA Conference

Polk County recognized as GRAD Select Site at 2021 GEDA Conference

September 22nd, 2021 – 11:00 AM Staff Reports – During the 2021 Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) Annual Conference in Savannah, the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced new ‘GRAD Certified Select’ sites across the state.  Economic developers representing each newly recognized and newly renewed ‘GRAD Certified Select’ property were presented with a special certificate. Among those sites recognized was the Development Authority of Polk County’s Cedartown North Business Park – Phase…Continue Reading

Pickleball Partnership Supports Child Abuse Prevention Efforts

Pickleball Partnership Supports Child Abuse Prevention Efforts

September 22nd, 2021 – 10:25 PM Exchange Club Family Resource Center – The Rome Tennis Center and local pickleball enthusiasts are joining forces to present the Inaugural Pickleball Partnership Tournament on September 25th. Proceeds will benefit the Family Resource Center, a child abuse prevention agency serving Rome/Floyd County families since 1991. The event will be…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] RomeGACares volunteers depart for the Lafourche Parish

[VIDEO] RomeGACares volunteers depart for the Lafourche Parish

September 20th, 2021 – 7:30 PM Ethan Garrett – WRGA Digital News Editor & Video Reporter  On early Monday morning, the rainy weather couldn’t keep the RomeGACares Hurricane Ida Relief team from getting last-minute preparations situated before they planned to depart to provide supplies and support to the Lafourche Parish in Louisiana.  Speakers are Chaplain…Continue Reading

Floyd County Health Department offering both Flu and COVID shots

Floyd County Health Department offering both Flu and COVID shots

September 18th, 2021 – 6:30 PM Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District – Public health officials with the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District are urging Northwest Georgians to protect themselves, their families, and those around them by getting vaccinated against influenza as the state enters flu season while experiencing a surge of…Continue Reading