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Shine a Light on Lung Cancer event set for November 10 at Town Green

On Thursday evening November 10, everyone is invited to visit the Town Green in Downtown Rome for the Shine a Light On Lung Cancer Event. The event promotes lung health awareness and lung cancer prevention through smoking cessation, clean air initiatives and lung cancer screenings while also celebrating those who have battled lung cancer.

Wayne Memorial Offering Free Childbirth Class Oct 22

Wayne Memorial Hospital will be offering a free childbirth class on Saturday, October 22, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. The class will be held...

UPDATE CANCELLED: 4th Annual ‘Pinking of the Fountain’ at Historical Train Depot in Jesup

UPDATE: Due to possible weather conditions, the 4th Annual "Pinking of the Fountain" on Friday has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for another time. ________________________________________ To promote...

Chattooga County Health Department to hold one-day flu clinic

The Chattooga County Health Department, 60 Farrar Drive, Summerville, will begin offering flu immunizations at a special one-day clinic,Thursday, October 6, on a walk-in...

Group says Rome, Floyd County water supplies show ‘unsafe’ levels of carcinogen

A non-profit group tested water supplies all over the United States, and says that two-thirds of Americans have an unsafe level of carcinogen in their water supply, a number that includes both Rome and Floyd County. The Environmental Working Group reports that the chemical known as "chromium-6," made famous in the 2000 film "Erin Brockovich," is dangerous, and took more than 60,000 samples across the U.S. The testing found that 218 million Americans were being exposed to chromium-6 through their tap water.

Wayne Memorial Monthly Lecture Series: Dr. Gerald Filmore presenting “The Ins and Outs of...

Wayne Memorial Hospital's monthly lecture series will be this Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 pm. Dr. Gerald Filmore will be presenting “The Ins and Outs of...

Wayne Co Farmers Market Held on Fridays & Saturdays

The Wayne County Farmers Market, located at 533 North First Street in Jesup, is held on Fridays(2:00 pm - 7:00 pm) and Saturdays(10:00 am -...

Garden of Eat’n Nutritional Blood Analysis This Thursday

Garden of Eat'n health store in Jesup is hosting a Nutritional Blood Analysis this Thursday, September 15. The complete blood analysis takes 30 minutes and...

Harbin, Redmond to host Advance Directives Seminar Sept. 15

Advance directives help give peace of mind to family members and allow your doctors to know your health-care preferences. Unfortunately, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention find that more than 70 percent of Americans lack an advance directive.

Wayne Memorial Red Cross Blood Drive this Wednesday

Wayne Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive this Wednesday, September 14, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. The drive will be...