Rep. Tom Graves Travels To Israel

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves is visiting Israel this week to learn more about the U.S.-Israel relationship and meet with key leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In events and meetings throughout the week, Rep. Graves, along with several other members of Congress, will discuss the situation in Gaza and the peace process, Israel’s expertise in [...]

Free and reduced school meal application forms now online

Floyd County Schools is pleased to announce the availability of applying for free and reduced price meals online.  The process is safe, secure, private and available now for parents anytime or anywhere with an Internet connection.  This can reduce the amount of paperwork you will have to complete over the weekend after the first day [...]

Rep. Graves Votes To Authorize House Speaker To Sue President Obama

Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves voted for and the House passed H.Res. 676, a resolution to authorize the Speaker of the House to take legal action against President Obama for unilaterally making laws during the implementation of Obamacare. “Congress must act to defend the Constitution when a president rewrites and selectively enforces the law,” said [...]

Berry Students Receive Research Awards

Two Berry College students have been named Synovus Scholars and received funding for their research. Chandler Maddox, a rising junior biology major from Gainesville, Ga., and Rashelly Rusia, a rising senior psychology, marketing, and management triple major from Grayson, Va. are the 2014 Synovus Scholars. The Synovus Scholar Program awards up to $2,000 to students [...]

Isakson at Hearing with Interim VA Secretary: ‘Not satisfied VA culture is any different now’

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today pressed an administration official on the steps being taken to address the lack of accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs in light of the agency’s repeated failure to clean up widespread misconduct, malpractice and scheduling manipulation dating as far back as [...]

RFPRA Fall Youth Sports Registration Now Open

The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority (RFPRA) is now registering for several fall youth sports leagues. The registration details for each sport are as follows: RFPRA Fall Baseball Fall league baseball players may sign up individually or as teams and do not have to play for the school district they attend. Age divisions are: 5-6, [...]

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  • Free and reduced school meal application forms now online

    Free and reduced school meal application forms now online

    Floyd County Schools is pleased to announce the availability of applying for free and reduced price meals online.  The process is safe, secure, private and available now for parents anytime or anywhere with an Internet connection.  This can reduce the amount of paperwork you will have to complete over the weekend after the first day [...]

  • Berry Students Receive Research Awards

    Berry Students Receive Research Awards

    Two Berry College students have been named Synovus Scholars and received funding for their research. Chandler Maddox, a rising junior biology major from Gainesville, Ga., and Rashelly Rusia, a rising senior psychology, marketing, and management triple major from Grayson, Va. are the 2014 Synovus Scholars. The Synovus Scholar Program awards up to $2,000 to students [...]

  • RFPRA Fall Youth Sports Registration Now Open

    RFPRA Fall Youth Sports Registration Now Open

    The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority (RFPRA) is now registering for several fall youth sports leagues. The registration details for each sport are as follows: RFPRA Fall Baseball Fall league baseball players may sign up individually or as teams and do not have to play for the school district they attend. Age divisions are: 5-6, [...]

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  • Rep. Tom Graves Travels To Israel

    Rep. Tom Graves Travels To Israel

    U.S. Rep. Tom Graves is visiting Israel this week to learn more about the U.S.-Israel relationship and meet with key leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In events and meetings throughout the week, Rep. Graves, along with several other members of Congress, will discuss the situation in Gaza and the peace process, Israel’s expertise in [...]

  • Rep. Graves Votes To Authorize House Speaker To Sue President Obama

    Rep. Graves Votes To Authorize House Speaker To Sue President Obama

    Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves voted for and the House passed H.Res. 676, a resolution to authorize the Speaker of the House to take legal action against President Obama for unilaterally making laws during the implementation of Obamacare. “Congress must act to defend the Constitution when a president rewrites and selectively enforces the law,” said [...]

  • Isakson at Hearing with Interim VA Secretary: ‘Not satisfied VA culture is any different now’

    Isakson at Hearing with Interim VA Secretary: ‘Not satisfied VA culture is any different now’

    U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, today pressed an administration official on the steps being taken to address the lack of accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs in light of the agency’s repeated failure to clean up widespread misconduct, malpractice and scheduling manipulation dating as far back as [...]

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