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ROME LOSES GREAT COMMUNITY LEADER

Written by Matt Davis on May 31, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

One of Rome’s great civic leaders has passed away.  Wesley Johnson died at a local hospital on Tuesday night at the age of 85.  A celebration of his life is planned for this Friday at 11 am at the First Presbyterian Church in Rome, with interment to follow in the Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends this evening from 5 pm until 8 pm at the Daniel’s Funeral Home.

ROME TEA PARTY’S FLOYD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CANDIDATE FORUM SET FOR TONIGHT

Written by Matt Davis on May 31, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome TEA Party will host a Floyd County Commissioners Candidate Forum tonight from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm at the Charles Parker Senior Center on the Kingston Highway in Rome.  All County Commission candidates that qualified by last Friday’s deadline have been invited.  The seven candidates that have announced their plans to attend the Forum include Irwin Bagwell, Garry Fricks, Jerry Lee, Larry Maxey, Nathan Roberts, Roger Wade and Rhonda Wallace.

HOSPITALS HAVE SUBSTANTIAL IMPACT ON LOCAL ECONOMY

Written by Matt Davis on May 30, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Floyd Medical Center had a $504.6 million impact on the local economy in 2010, according to a report released recently by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade group.

ROCK FEST COMING TO TELLUS M– USEUM

Written by Matt Davis on May 30, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Rock Fest is coming to the Tellus:  Northwest Georgia Science Museum in Cartersville on June 9th and 10th.  A social media event is being held as a preview to Rock Fest, according to marketing director Joe Schulman. Sign up by emailing tellusmuseum@gmail.com.  Some 16 people will be chosen to get a sneak preview on Rock Fest.

JUNE FIRST FRIDAY CONCERT TO FEATURE INFINITY SHOW BAND

Written by Matt Davis on May 30, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The next installment in the 2012 First Friday concert series is coming up this Friday, June 1st.  The Infinity Show Band will entertain those in attendance at the concert, which will get underway at 7 pm at Bridgepoint Plaza in downtown Rome.  Infinity Show Band plays a variety of music, from Motown to rhythm and blues and contemporary.  In the event of rain, the June First Friday concert will be moved to the Rome City Auditorium.

FIFTEEN LIVES LOST ON GEORGIA’S ROADS OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Written by Matt Davis on May 29, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Fifteen people were killed on Georgia’s roads over the Memorial Day  holiday travel period, according to totals from all law enforcement agencies statewide.  The 78-hour holiday travel period got underway at 6 pm on Friday evening and ended at midnight last night.  The Georgia State Patrol recorded some 332 traffic crashes with 196 injuries and six fatalities.  There was one fatality reported in Troop A, which covers Northwest Georgia.  It came from state troopers in LaFayette.

MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVED NATIONWIDE, KICKS OFF SUMMER

Written by Matt Davis on May 29, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Of course, yesterday was Memorial Day, and our nation’s fallen soldiers were honored by folks all around the country and right here in Northwest Georgia.  Memorial Day is formerly known as Decoration Day, and it is a holiday that originated after the American Civil War as a day to honor Union soldiers that died in that war.  By the 20th century, the observance grew to include soldiers that died in all wars.

ROME TEA PARTY TO HOST FLOYD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CANDIDATE FORUM ON THURSDAY EVENING

Written by Matt Davis on May 29, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome TEA Party will host a Floyd County Commissioners Candidate Forum this Thursday, May 31st from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm at the Charles Parker Senior Center at 1395 Kingston Highway in Rome.  All County Commission candidates that qualified by last Friday’s deadline have been invited.  Mike Morton says that all six candidates have confirmed their plans to be in attendance, including Irwin Bagwell, Garry Fricks, Jerry Lee, Larry Maxey, Nathan Roberts and Rhonda Wallace.

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