The observation of Black History Month will culminate locally on Monday evening with “The Evolution of Freedom through the Arts”, a production of the Rome City Schools to be presented in conjunction with the City of Rome and the Rome Area Council for the Arts at the Rome City Auditorium. It is slated to get underway at 6:30 pm; admission is free of charge.
Jayme Barrett has been named this year’s STAR student for Armuchee High School. The award was bestowed upon her by the Rome-Floyd Chamber. Barrett has selected Ashley Flagello, her AP Biology teacher, as Armuchee’s STAR teacher.
In high school basketball, the Chattooga Indians’ quest for a state title continues while the Rockmart Yellow Jackets’ season came to an end in the Sweet Sixteen round of the Class AA playoffs on Thursday night.
The Museum of Flight, located at Rome’s Russell Regional Airport, cordially invites you to their 2017 Hangar Open House, scheduled for Saturday, March 11th in the hangar that the museum shares with Tiger Flight.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative is seeking volunteers to help build “The Scrapitol” at a Trust Fund Rally scheduled for next Wednesday, March 1st at Liberty Plaza adjacent to the state capitol in Atlanta.
The Alabama Crimson Tide fell to the Georgia Bulldogs 60-55 in an SEC men’s basketball match at Tuscaloosa on Thursday night.
“An Evening on the Runway” will return to the Historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome on Friday evening. This year’s theme is “Fashion Takes Flight”. Mary Hardin Thornton and Julia Pollard will serve as the emcees for the event, which is scheduled to get underway at 7:30 pm and will feature fashions from local boutiques showcased by local models.
FLOYD SCHOOLS UPDATE: ROWLAND NAMED STAR STUDENT FOR COOSA HIGH, PEPPERELL SADD STUDENTS MAKE PRESENTATION TO GDOT
Keiley Rowland has been named this year’s STAR student for Coosa High School. The honor was recently bestowed upon Rowland during an assembly held at the school, according to a Floyd County Schools media release. She has selected Adam Daniel, Coosa’s band director, as her STAR teacher.