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ROME CITY COMMISSION APPROVES RIVERSIDE PARKWAY REZONING

Written by Matt Davis on September 29, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome City Commission voted during their regular meeting on Monday night to approve a rezoning request from Rome Riverview Partners, LLC for a pair of parcels on Riverside Parkway, paving the way for a 100+ unit apartment complex and retail development on the site.  The measure was approved 5-2, according to this morning’s Rome News-Tribune, in spite of opposition from attendees at the meeting who are concerned about the Burwell Creek wetlands and traffic in the area.

FLOYD COUNTY HEALTH OFFERS BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER SERVICES

Written by Matt Davis on September 29, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Floyd County Health Department aims to use it as an opportunity to promote the Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP).

PACKERS TOP CHIEFS IN MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Written by Matt Davis on September 29, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 38-28 in Monday Night Football at Green Bay, Wisconsin.  Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for 333 yards and five touchdowns for the Packers, who improved to 3-0 on the season.  The Chiefs fall to 1-2.

OUTDOOR BURN BAN TO BE LIFTED FOR 54 GEORGIA COUNTIES ON WEDNESDAY

Written by Matt Davis on September 28, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The open burning ban currently in place by the EPD over 54 Georgia counties is slated to be lifted this Wednesday, September 30th.  The ban prohibits citizens and businesses from burning yard and land-clearing debris during the months of May through September, a time of year when level ozone and particle pollution levels are generally higher.

PERFORMERS LOOKING FORWARD TO ‘SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY’ AT WINGS OVER NORTH GEORGIA AIR SHOW

Written by Matt Davis on September 29, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The 2015 Wings Over North Georgia air show is this Saturday and Sunday, October 3rd and 4th at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in Rome.  Just as local residents are excited to welcome this year’s line up of performers to the community, the performers are looking forward to receiving a healthy dose of ‘Southern Hospitality’ upon their arrival.

ATLANTA BRAVES TO OPEN FINAL HOMESTAND OF 2015 TONIGHT

Written by Matt Davis on September 29, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves were off on Monday and will open their final homestand of 2015 with a match against the Washington Nationals tonight at Turner Field.  Rookie Matt Wisler is slated to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Tanner Roark will head to the mound for Washington.  First pitch is set for 7:10 pm.  The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410.  Air time for pre-game programming is 5:55 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.

AAA:  GAS PRICES RISE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MORE THAN A MONTH

Written by Matt Davis on September 28, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

After falling for 37 consecutive days for a total savings of 39 cents per gallon, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline rose slightly, reaching $2.29 on Sunday, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group.  The organization reports that retail averages are up one-tenth of a cent, but on the whole remain discounted with drivers paying the lowest average for this same date since 2004.

ROME CITY COMMISSION TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON CITY CENTER DEVELOPMENT TONIGHT

Written by Matt Davis on September 28, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening.  Commissioners are slated to hold a public hearing on a rezoning request by Rome Riverview Partners, LLC for property on Riverside Parkway that would be used for a 100+ unit apartment complex and retail site across from Ridge Ferry Park.  The measure has been the subject of a heated debate because the property is located in a flood hazard area.  The Rome-Floyd County Planning Commission has recommended approval of the request, one phase of the City Center development, a joint project between Ledbetter Properties and Charlie Williams.

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