A record turnout is expected for early voting in the November 8th general election. According to the Floyd County Elections Office, some 1,177 people cast their ballots in advance on Thursday, bringing the total to 9,962 since the first day of early voting on October 17th.
Tellus Science Museum has announced that artifacts from the Etowah Indian Mounds, which have been hidden in the vaults of the Smithsonian for almost 100 years, will soon be on display at museum in Cartersville. The exhibit “From Clay to Copper: Minerals and Artifacts of Etowah” will open on Saturday, November 5th and will run through October 1, 2017.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate stood at 6.2 percent last month, up from 5.9 percent in August but down from 6.3 percent in September 2015.
Kick off Halloween weekend on Friday night at the Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home’s first ever “Night at the Museum”. It will take place from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm on the museum campus at 501 Riverside Parkway in Rome.
The Floyd County Elections Office has reported that a total of 1,220 people voted early on Wednesday in the November 8th general election.
Firefighters worked into the evening to put out a number of grassfires set along US 27 South on Tuesday afternoon.