The Rome City Commission is slated to meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) in downtown Rome. Take a look at Commissioners’ agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
Three area high school football teams are vying for the final two playoff spots from Region 5 AAA. Pepperell, Cedartown and Rockmart will participate in a Georgia High School Association tie-breaker mini-game today to determine who will get the number three and number four seeds in the region. The game is set to take place at Paulding County at 6 pm.
CRBI INVITES THE PUBLIC TO ‘EAT A FISH AND SAVE A RIVER’ AT WLAQ/95.7 FM THE RIDGE FISH FRY AND GREEN EXPO
The Coosa River Basin Initiative invites you to “eat a fish and save a river” tomorrow, Saturday, November 8th, at the 13th annual WLAQ/95.7 FM The Ridge Fish Fry and Green Expo. The event will be held from 11 am until 3 pm at the Rome First United Methodist Church.
GREATER ROME CHAMBER TO URGE LOCAL RESIDENTS TO STAY AT HOME AND SHOP ROME DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON AT ANNUAL BUSINESS EXPO
The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce will issue their annual call for local residents to stay at home and shop in Rome during the holiday season at their 27th annual Business Expo tomorrow (Saturday, November 8th). The event will be held from 10 am until 3 pm at The Forum in downtown Rome. This year’s theme is “All Seasons: Shop Rome!”.
The Atlanta Falcons snapped a five game losing skid with a 27-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers yesterday afternoon in Tampa. It marked the Falcons’ first victory since beating their NFC South rivals 56-14 on September 18th at the Georgia Dome. It was also their first road win of the season.
Georgians who really know how to wield an axe will be celebrated at the Georgia Guitar Explosion tomorrow night (Saturday, November 8th) at the DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome. The concert will feature performances by the AJ Ghent Band, the Glenn Phillips Band and Tinsley Ellis. At the end of the show, Ellis will lead the group in a combined jam session. Doors will open at 6:30 pm, with the concert to begin at 7:30 pm.
The 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place tomorrow (Saturday, November 8th) at the shoals side of Ridge Ferry Park in Rome. Registration will begin at 9 am with the walk to begin at 10 am. Walk co-chair Charisse Durham says that the Walk will be accompanied by special festivities at the park. In addition, awards will be distributed to top fundraisers.
Plans are currently being made for the 26th annual Thanksgiving Love Feast, sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Rome and Floyd County. The free dinner will be served at the Rome Civic Center on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27th, from 11 am until 2 pm or until food runs out. It is being offered to those who may not be able to prepare and enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner or who might otherwise have to eat alone.