Fall’s Finest Festival, the 64th annual Coosa Valley Fair, got underway yesterday and continues thru Saturday at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds in Rome.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In honor of that, the Redmond Women’s Center will host a Women’s Health Retreat on Thursday, October 18th from 3 pm until 7 pm at the Forum in downtown Rome. Redmond marketing director Andrea Pitts says it will be a day geared towards breast health, as well as women’s overall health. The AmeriBreasts walk through exhibit will be on display at the event. There will also be screenings, cooking demonstrations and more.
Of course, election season is here. The Rome/Floyd County NAACP, 100 Black Men of Rome and Northwest Georgia and the MLK Commission has scheduled a political forum for Tuesday, October 16th at the Rome Civic Center on Jackson Hill Drive. The forum is set to begin at 5 pm with a meet and greet to be followed by three minute statements from the candidates. It will end with a public question and answer period and closing statements by the candidates.
Fall’s Finest Festival, the 64th annual Coosa Valley Fair, opens today at 5 pm at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds in Rome.
After a very rainy day to start the week, the weather should be good for the opening day of the Coosa Valley Fair today. Forecasters with the National Weather Service predict that the rain will clear out and leave us with mostly cloudy skies today and tonight with a daytime high around 75 and overnight lows around 52.