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Student entrepreneur wins $6,000 for wine business

Student entrepreneur Nancy Belle Hansford won $6,000 for her business Watkinsville Wine at The Pitch on April 16th. Next, she hopes to use the money to purchase the licenses and a storefront to take her business to the next step.

The new committee meets in a room at city hall to discuss creating a plaque about the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue.

New committee continues debate over Confederate statue in first meeting

At the end of January, Rome removed a statue of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest from the base of Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Now, a new Interpretation Advisory Committee is working to create a plaque about the controversial figure.

Students say in-person classes, on-campus living worth added precautions

COVID-19 restrictions have changed the ways students live their lives. First year reporters Annabelle Norton and Madi Rowe dive into how Berry students adapt to these guidelines and how Berry’s campus life is different from many other colleges.

Protesters at Rome's Town Green

Protesters from Berry share motivations, complications behind calling for racial justice

Berry community members joined protests to draw attention to racial injustice, each drawn by different motivations to events across the state.

COVID in photos: unique classrooms mark return to school

At Berry College, classes in 2020 look different than they have in previous years due to the social distancing efforts of administration, faculty, and students.

Rome officials host meeting to discuss confederate statue

The Rome Community Development Service Committee hosted a meeting on Friday to discuss the statue of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest standing at the base of the Myrtle Hill Cemetery.

CBD gaining popularity in Rome

As CBD gains respect in the medical field, Rome and Berry community members see the substance as a new cure-all remedy to treat various diseases and disorders.

Berry psych class helps Romans produce life-celebrating memoirs

By Mary Banks Shelander, COM 250 Reporter Edited by Taylor Nettis, COM 303 Editor ROME, Ga. — Every year for the past three years, Dr. Casey Dexter’s psychology class has worked with clients at the […]

Floyd County employs new voting system technology

Floyd County has introduced new voting machinery and security measures in preparation for the 2020 presidential election.