Due to an issue with a Georgia Department of Revenue vendor, vehicle registration notices will not be mailed out in December, according to a release from the office of Floyd County Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne.
If you’ve tuned into national headlines lately, you’ve undoubtedly heard stories about concerns over travel safety this Thanksgiving. The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and in other parts of the world have many people worried that a similar attack will occur on US soil, particularly over the holidays.
Construction of a new housing project in South Rome is expected to begin this summer, according to a report delivered by the South Rome Redevelopment Corporation to the Rome City Commission on Monday night. This morning’s Rome News-Tribune reveals that a state tax credit of more than $700,000 has been approved towards the $12 million project, after being turned down last year. The SRRC and Laurel Street Residential intends to construct 84 apartment units for low to moderate-income tenants at the sites of the old McCall Hospital and Anna K Davie Elementary School and property at Etowah Terrace.
Former Rome City Manager John Bennett will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 2015 Rome Christmas Parade. The announcement is expected to be made official at the parade breakfast this morning.
If you wish to express gratitude for your own blessings this Thanksgiving by giving back to others, consider donating your time, money, food and/or warm winter coats to the 27th annual Thanksgiving Love Feast. The free dinner will be hosted by the Concerned Citizens of Rome and Floyd County on Thanksgiving Day at the Rome Civic Center from 11 am until 2 pm or until food runs out. It is offered to anyone who for whatever reason may not be able to prepare and enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner or who might otherwise have to spend the holiday alone.
The Atlanta Hawks beat the Boston Celtics 121-97 in NBA action at the Philips Arena on Tuesday night.
Tallatoona Community Action Partnership, Incorporated’s Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children’s Services, will begin on Tuesday, December 1st for households of seniors ages 65 and older and those who are homebound. The program will be open to the general public on January 4, 2016.
The Pepperell High School chapter of SADD, Students Against Destructive Decisions, currently in their 10th year of existence, has received a grant that will allow them to employ their own student body to use peer-to-peer messaging with the intentions of reversing the current trend of teen traffic crashes.