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US SENATE CONFIRMS FORMER GA GOVERNOR SONNY PERDUE AS SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

Written by Matt Davis on April 25, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue has been confirmed by the US Senate to be the next Secretary of Agriculture.  Senator David Perdue, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and Sonny’s first cousin, presided over the vote and voted present.

AAA:  DIP IN OIL PRICES LEADS TO DECLINE IN PUMP PRICES

Written by Matt Davis on April 24, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

Oil prices pushed lower last week, giving motorists hope for continued relief at the gas pump.  AAA, The Auto Club Group, reports that the national average price for gasoline has climbed 14 cents since February, but that upward trend came to an end over the weekend.

AMERICAN RED CROSS SEEKS SPRING BLOOD DONATIONS

Written by Matt Davis on April 24, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

The American Red Cross wants your blood this spring!  Blood donations are desperately needed to restock Red Cross supplies for the season, attests Kristen Stancil, External Communications Manager for Biomedical Field Marketing and Communications for the organization’s Southern Region.  She’s asking Northwest Georgia residents to roll up their sleeves and make a donation!

ROME CITY, FLOYD COUNTY COMMISSIONS TO HOLD REGULAR MEETINGS THIS WEEK

Written by Matt Davis on April 24, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening.  They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, to be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium).  Both sessions are open to the public.

ROME AREA PRAYER BREAKFAST SLATED FOR MAY 4TH TO COINCIDE WITH NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

Written by Matt Davis on April 21, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

The 2017 Rome Area Prayer Breakfast has been scheduled to coincide with the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 4th.  The event will be held at The Forum River Center in downtown Rome from 7 am until 8:30 am; doors will open at 6:30 am.

ACTIVITIES PLANNED AROUND THE REGION FOR EARTH DAY

Written by Matt Davis on April 21, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

Saturday is Earth Day.  The observation is being made locally today with the annual Renew Our Rivers clean up from 8 am until 1 pm.  This year’s focus is Armuchee Creek, according to Mary Hardin Thornton with Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS, SLIGHT COOL DOWN AHEAD

Written by Matt Davis on April 21, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

Keep those umbrellas handy over the weekend.  A chance of showers and thunderstorms remains in the forecast through Monday; the greatest chance of precipitation is expected on Saturday night and into Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service.  There is also a bit of a cool down expected towards the end of the weekend; high temperatures in the 80s today and Saturday will drop into the upper 60s by Sunday.

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