The second week of early voting in the November 8th general election continues. The Floyd County Elections Office has reported that some 1,148 people cast their ballots in advance at three locations on Monday.
Are you in search of a little Fall color? The leaves are beginning to change hues in various locations around the state, and you can keep track of it via the Leaf Watch offered by Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites at www.gastateparks.org. The travel planner details the best places (and times) for fall color in Georgia. It also features a listing of special events at parks around the state, according to Public Affairs Coordinator Kim Hatcher.
The 2016 World Series will get underway tonight in Cleveland as the Indians host the Chicago Cubs in game one.
Local ninth-graders will be given a hands-on lesson about the importance of making wise choices via passage through the 5th annual Floyd County Teen Maze this week at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
Volunteers and donations are being sought for the 28th annual Thanksgiving Love Feast, set for Thursday, November 24th from 11 am until 2 pm at the Rome Civic Center. The event is being sponsored by the Concerned Citizens of Rome and Floyd County.
The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded declined for the 15th consecutive day on Sunday for a total discount of four cents, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group. The rate of decline varies among states around the southeast.
The Rome City Commission will meet this evening at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, to be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm. On the agenda – a measure to raise rental fees at the Rome Civic Center and at the City Auditorium. Also, Commissioners are expected to tackle a request from Rome Riverview Partners to create a Tax Allocation District off Veterans Highway near State Mutual Stadium for the purpose of constructing an apartment complex on the property. The company is slated to meet with the Commission during the caucus session.