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ROME-FLOYD POVERTY SIMULATION SET FOR THIS THURSDAY

Written by Matt Davis on September 2, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Local leaders will get a taste of what it’s like to live in poverty during the first-ever Rome-Floyd Poverty Simulation to be held on Thursday evening from 5 pm until 7:30 pm at the Willingham Gymnasium at 560 N. Division Street.

FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD TO RECRUIT GSBA ASSISTANCE IN SEARCHING FOR NEW SUPERINTENDENT

Written by Matt Davis on September 2, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Floyd County Board of Education has voted to recruit the assistance of the Georgia School Boards Association in the search for a new superintendent to lead the school system.  According to this morning’s Rome News-Tribune, the measure was approved unanimously at the Board’s regular meeting on Tuesday evening.  Current Floyd County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaniel is slated to leave the post at the end of this month, though he has the option to stay with the school system until an interim or permanent superintendent is found.

ROME POLICE DEPARTMENT URGES CAUTION THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Written by Matt Davis on September 2, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome Police Department is urging local residents to make safety a top priority this Labor Day weekend.

HARBIN CLINIC CANCER CENTER TO HOST BONE MARROW DRIVE ON SEPTEMBER 11TH

Written by Matt Davis on September 2, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Harbin Clinic’s Tony E. Warren Cancer Center is scheduled to host a Marrow Donor Registry Drive in association with Bethematch.org on Friday, September 11th from 9:30 am until 1:30 pm.  A Harbin media release indicates that the drive will benefit patients suffering from various blood cancers and diseases, like leukemia and sickle cell anemia, who are in need of a bone marrow transplant.

ATLANTA BRAVES FALL TO MIAMI MARLINS IN SEVENTH STRAIGHT LOSS

Written by Matt Davis on September 2, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves fell to the Miami Marlins 7-1 in the middle outing of a three game series at Turner Field on Tuesday night, marking the Braves’ seventh straight loss.

ROME BRAVES DROP NEXT-TO-LAST OUTING AT SMS FOR 2015 TO GREENVILLE DRIVE

Written by Matt Davis on September 2, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Rome Braves were defeated by the Greenville Drive 9-3 on Tuesday night at State Mutual Stadium.  The Braves will wrap up their final homestand of 2015 tonight with a 7 pm match against the Drive.

QUALIFYING FOR MUNICIPAL ELECTION IS UNDERWAY

Written by Matt Davis on September 1, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Qualifying is officially underway for the City of Rome’s municipal election in November.  Six seats on the Rome City Commission are up for a vote, including three in Ward 1 and three in Ward 3.

GSP GOLF TOURNAMENT TO RAISE FUNDS FOR TOYS FOR TOTS

Written by Matt Davis on September 1, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Golf enthusiasts are invited to enjoy their favorite sport and help raise funds to make this Christmas a little merrier for less fortunate children in our community at the 3rd annual Charity Golf Classic to benefit Toys for Tots on Friday, September 25th at the Stonebridge Golf Club in Rome.

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