Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation has announced that it will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at Garden Lakes Park this Friday, October 28th to celebrate the installation of new playground equipment at three parks. The ceremony will begin at 10:45 am at 2903 Garden Lakes Boulevard.
High school football will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge this Friday night. In the Northwest Georgia High School Football Game of the Week, cross county rivals Model and Coosa will go head to head in a Region 7-AA showdown at Model High School. Kick off is set for 7:30 pm.
Local ninth-graders will be given a hands-on lesson about the importance of making wise choices via passage through the 5th annual Floyd County Teen Maze this week at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
Volunteers and donations are being sought for the 28th annual Thanksgiving Love Feast, set for Thursday, November 24th from 11 am until 2 pm at the Rome Civic Center. The event is being sponsored by the Concerned Citizens of Rome and Floyd County.
The Cleveland Indians took a 1-0 lead in the World Series with a 6-0 shut out win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night in Cleveland.
The second week of early voting in the November 8th general election continues. The Floyd County Elections Office has reported that some 1,148 people cast their ballots in advance at three locations on Monday.
Are you in search of a little Fall color? The leaves are beginning to change hues in various locations around the state, and you can keep track of it via the Leaf Watch offered by Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites at www.gastateparks.org. The travel planner details the best places (and times) for fall color in Georgia. It also features a listing of special events at parks around the state, according to Public Affairs Coordinator Kim Hatcher.
The 2016 World Series will get underway tonight in Cleveland as the Indians host the Chicago Cubs in game one.