The Floyd County Commission will meet tomorrow at 2 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Get a preview of their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
Romans are waking up to a chilly start to the work week. Overnight lows dipped into the upper 40s to low 50s. Today’s high is only supposed to reach the low 60s, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast also calls for mostly cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of showers, primarily before 5 pm. Tonight’s low is predicted to fall into the low 40s with partly cloudy skies and a 10 percent chance of showers before 8 pm.
Fall’s Finest Festival, the 64th annual Coosa Valley Fair, continues thru tomorrow night at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds in Rome.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Hospitality House for Women provides assistance locally to victims of domestic violence. It’s Executive Director, Amy Weaver, is happy to observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month. She feels that it’s important to draw attention to the issue of domestic abuse in order to take measures to end it.
The United Way of Rome and Floyd County is on a mission – to raise $1,000,001. Their 2012-2013 campaign kicked off a few weeks ago. Dr. Craig McDaniel, president of Georgia Northwestern Technical College, is serving as this year’s campaign chair.