MODEL SENIOR WINS PARKS AND REC LOGO ART CONTEST

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Josh Walls, a senior from Model High School, has won the logo design contest held by the Rome/Floyd Parks and Recreation Department, according to updates from both the Floyd County Schools and the RFPRD.  Floyd County Manager Jamie McCord and parks and rec Director Kevin Cowling paid a visit to Model High on Wednesday to recognize Walls for his winning design.  He was presented with a framed copy of the logo, an art kit and doughnuts.  He is also slated to receive a $100 check for winning the contest and will get a t-shirt featuring the new logo.

MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS TO BE HOSTED BY ROME EXCHANGE CLUB ON MONDAY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Rome Exchange Club will host Memorial Day 2016:  A Day of Remembrance this Monday, May 30th at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds., 1400 Martin Luther King Boulevard.  Activities will take place from 9:30 am until 5 pm and will include exhibits and concessions, a special ceremony and music from the Thankful Baptist Church Choir, the Eighth Regiment Band and the Roman Festival Brass.  The event is sponsored by the club’s Americanism Committee.