CANCER NAVIGATORS KICKS OFF MAJOR FUND RAISER OF THE YEAR

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Rome-based nonprofit Cancer Navigators is in the midst of its major fundraiser of the year.  Cast Off Against Cancer kicked off this Tuesday evening in conjunction with an open house event at Cancer Navigators’ new location at 310 West 10th Street in Rome.  Executive Director Charlotte Atkins says that participating teams are always very enthusiastic about the fundraiser.

ISAKSON PLEASED WITH APPROVAL OF GEORGIA’S ‘NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND’ WAIVER REQUEST

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The US Department of Education made the decision yesterday to grant the state of Georgia a waiver from ‘No Child Left Behind’.  US Senator Johnny Isakson is pleased with the measure, as he and Georgia School Superintendent Dr. John Barge personally delivered the state’s request for a waiver from the law to US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

CHAMBLISS: NATION’S ECONOMY RECOVERING, BUT STILL MORE WORK TO DO

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The nation’s economy has certainly stayed in the headlines and been a cause for concern for the past several years.  As President Barack Obama indicated in his State of the Union address in late January, there are some signs that it is in recovery.  In a recent interview on WLAQ AM 1410’s Good Morning Rome earlier this week, US Senator Saxby Chambliss of Georgia indicates that there is still  plenty of more work to be done to revive the US economy.