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CANCER NAVIGATORS ANNOUNCES WINNERS IN ‘CAST OFF AGAINST CANCER’

Written by Matt Davis on April 24, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Cancer Navigators has announced the winning crews in their Cast Off Against Cancer fund-raising campaign.  The campaign wrapped up this past Sunday with a celebration at the Harbin Clinic’s Tony E. Warren MD Cancer Center.

FLOYD COUNTY COMMISSION TO MEET TWICE THIS WEEK

Written by Matt Davis on April 23, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session tomorrow (Tuesday).  They’ll meet in a caucus session at 4 pm, followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome.  A called meeting is set for today at 10:30 am to tackle some items that require votes from all three commissioners currently on the board.  Commissioner John Mayes will be out of town and not in attendance at tomorrow’s meeting.  The board is normally comprised of five members, but is down to three until a July 31st special election is held.  Take a look at commissioners’ agendas online at www.romefloyd.com.

CLOCKTOWER CLASSIC HANDCYCLING RACE SET FOR THIS WEEKEND

Written by Matt Davis on April 23, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Clocktower Classic handcycling race will be held this weekend in Rome, with one event in Cedartown.  The event will bring world-class handcyclists to our community.

CHILLY START TO THE WEEK FOR ROME, NORTHWEST GEORGIA

Written by Matt Davis on April 23, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

It appears that Rome and Northwest Georgia experienced April weather in March and is now experiencing March weather in April.  Highs today are only expected to be in the low 60s.  A wind advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for north and central Georgia that will take effect at 11 am today and will remain in effect until 7 pm this evening.  A wind advisory means that sustained winds of at least 20 miles per hour or gusts as high as 35 miles per hour are expected.  Otherwise, we’ll have mostly sunny skies in Rome today.  Skies will be partly cloudy tonight with a low in the mid 30s.  Patchy frost is forecasted after 2 am.

LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS OBSERVE NATIONAL INFANT IMMUNIZATION WEEK

Written by Matt Davis on April 23, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

This week, April 21-28, is National Infant Immunization Week.  Northwest Georgia Public Health officials are using this observation to urge parents to protect infants from vaccine-preventable diseases by vaccinating their children.  They’re also using it to celebrate the ten-county public health district’s success in raising up-to-date (UTD) children’s immunization rates to highest in the state, according to the latest State of Georgia Immunization Report.

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Written by Matt Davis on April 21, 2012. Posted in News/Weather, Sports

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online streaming.   While we are having the problem fixed, please click the link below to listen to our local programs online.   Sorry for the inconvenience, and thanks for listening!   

ECO JUBILEE SET FOR TOMORROW AT ROME’S ECO CENTER

Written by Matt Davis on April 20, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

If you’ve never seen Rome’s ECO Center at Ridge Ferry Park, tomorrow would be a good day to go as an ECO Jubilee will be held at the center from 10 am until 5 pm.  The event is being organized by environmental science students from Berry College.  Eric Lindberg, director of the Rome ECO Center, says he’s really proud of all the hard work that the Berry students have done.

CANCER NAVIGATORS TO WRAP UP CAST OFF AGAINST CANCER FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN THIS SUNDAY

Written by Matt Davis on April 20, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Cancer Navigators will wrap up their Cast Off Against Cancer fund raising campaign with a special event this Sunday at the Harbin Clinic’s Tony E. Warren MD Cancer Center.  According to a Cancer Navigators media release, the event is set for 2 pm until 6 pm and is the culmination of two months of fundraising as well as a commemoration of the year anniversary of the opening of the Cancer Center.  It will feature a welcome from Rome Mayor Evie McNiece, a daisy drop in honor of those who have battled cancer, and a street party style celebration featuring the music of Broad and Third.

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