The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session this Tuesday. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 4:30 pm, to be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administrative Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Both are open to the public.
The Atlanta Falcons have accumulated a 2-0 record so far for the 2015 season after beating the New York Giants 24-20 on Sunday afternoon in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Julio Jones tied the club record with 13 receptions, good for 135 yards. He caught a 37-yard pass from Matt Ryan to pave the way for Devonta Freeman’s two-yard touchdown run with 1:14 remaining that proved to be the game-winner.
The Floyd County Police Department is partnering with the National Child Safety Council for a fundraising effort and, as such, will soon be seeking donations from community members and local businesses to support ongoing community policing activities in the area. According to a release from the FCPD, 100 percent of the proceeds will remain in the community. Funds will be used to purchase safety materials that will be provided during community policing events and educational events hosted by the Floyd County Police Department, to include literature on bicycle safety to identity theft to bullying. Money will also go towards age-appropriate materials like stickers, coloring books and pencils. Such materials allow officers to reach a broad audience and provide information to citizens of all age groups.
The Floyd County Board of Education will hold a called meeting on Tuesday morning for the purpose of choosing an interim superintendent. The meeting is slated to get underway at 8 am at the school system’s central office on Riverside Parkway.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in the finale of a three-game set at Turner Field on Sunday afternoon, allowing the Braves to sweep the weekend series between the teams.
Floyd County Environmental Health, in cooperation with Floyd County Animal Control and local veterinarians, will host a rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs this Saturday, September 19th from 1 pm until 4 pm in the parking lot of the Floyd County Health Department, 16 East 12th Street in Rome.
Georgia Highlands College will hold an Inauguration Installation Ceremony for its fourth president Donald J. Green, EdD, this morning at 10 am at the Floyd County campus located at 3175 Cedartown Highway.