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SPLOST COMMITTEE TO MEET ON THURSDAY

Written by Matt Davis on December 6, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

The 2017 Floyd County SPLOST Committee will meet on Thursday evening at the Rome-Floyd County Fire Department Headquarters, 409 E 12th Street, at 5:30 pm.  This will be the first gathering for the group since voters passed the $63.8 million special purpose, local option sales tax in November.  Those with questions are directed to contact the Floyd County Clerk’s Office; that number is (706) 291-5110.

CHAMBER PREZ REFLECTS ON 2017 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Written by Matt Davis on December 6, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

This year has been one of substantial economic growth for Rome and Floyd County, attests Al Hodge, President and CEO of the Rome-Floyd Chamber, who refers to 2017 as a “Chamber Year”.

COLLEGE HOOPS ON AIR TONIGHT

Written by Matt Davis on December 6, 2017. Posted in Sports

College basketball will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge tonight as Georgia Tech hits the road to face Wofford.  Tip off is slated for 7 pm; air time is 6:30 pm.

RED CROSS RELIEF EFFORTS CONTINUE FOLLOWING A BUSY HURRICANE SEASON

Written by Matt Davis on December 5, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season drew to a close last Thursday, and it was no doubt a history-maker.  Many people are still in recovery from three major hurricanes that made landfall – Harvey, Irma and Maria.

GEORGIA’S STATE PARKS AND HISTORIC SITES HAVE MUCH TO OFFER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Written by Matt Davis on December 6, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are getting into that holiday spirit with a host of activities through the New Year.

IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR THE GOLD BALL, Y’ALL! 

Written by Matt Davis on December 6, 2017. Posted in Sports

It’s almost time for the ‘Gold Ball’, y’all!  The 64th annual Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament will be held December 18th through 22nd.  Boys’ and girls’ basketball teams from 10 area high schools will compete in the tournament at Georgia Highlands and Berry Colleges.

CONTRIBUTIONS WANTED FOR ‘SANTA FOR SENIORS’

Written by Matt Davis on December 5, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

Donations are wanted for “Santa for Seniors”, an initiative co-ordinated by the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation with the goal of helping less fortunate seniors in Rome and Floyd County to have a Merry Christmas.

CLASSES CANCELLED AS ROME HIGH IS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP-BOUND ONCE AGAIN

Written by Matt Davis on December 5, 2017. Posted in Sports

The Rome High School football team will defend their state title this Friday; as such, classes have been cancelled for the Rome City School system.  That day has been designated by system officials as a ‘field trip day’.

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