Today is Arbor Day in Georgia. Arbor Day, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission, is a day set aside for schools, civic organizations and other groups as well as individuals to reflect on the importance of trees in our state and nationwide.
Darlington School’s fine arts department will present “Once on This Island” on stage at the Rome City Auditorium this weekend. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm.
Abbey Hensley has been named Pepperell High School’s STAR student. The honor was bestowed upon Hensley during an assembly at the high school on Thursday morning, according to a Floyd County Schools media release.
Here’s a reminder that the second edition of Hearts United Gathering (HUG II) is scheduled to take place on Friday evening at 6 pm at Rome First United Methodist Church, 202 East 3rd Avenue. The event is once again being hosted by One Community United as a means by which to foster positive race relations in Rome and Floyd County.
The Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home will host the 4th annual Floyd County Seed Swap in conjunction with a Family Free Day at the museum this Saturday, February 18th.
US Senator Johnny Isakson issued a statement on Wednesday after meeting with Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as the next US Supreme Court Justice.
Stormy weather that moved into the Greater Rome area overnight is expected to be followed by sunshine and cooler temperatures today, accordingt to the National Weather Service.
It appears that Haven Health Clinic for Women (formerly the Pregnancy Center of Rome) is adjusting quite nicely to a name change, as well as a new director. The clinic officially became Haven Health back in November, about six months after Larisa Heyward became its Executive Director.