It’s been a busy week in the world of politics. Where that’s concerned, the main thing grabbing headlines, of course, has been Super Tuesday. US Senator Johnny Isakson says he believes that while Mitt Romney is gaining the lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, it’s not over yet at least where Rick Santorum is concerned.
The internet can be a dangerous place, particularly for youngsters. The Hospitality House for Women seeks to educate middle and high schoolers on internet safety with Lose the Drama! Safe Dating and Social Media Forum tomorrow from 10 am until 2 pm in the Lakeview Auditorium on Georgia Highlands College’s main campus.
Governor Nathan Deal has announced that the state’s net tax collections for February 2012 totaled $765 million, an increase of nearly $50 million or 7 percent compared to February 2011. With eight months Fiscal Year 2012 now behind us, net revenue collections totaled almost $10.6 billion year-to-date, an increase of $471 million or 4.7 percent compared to the same period last year, according to a release from the Governor’s office.
A number of people have stepped forward as candidates for the Rome City Commission post vacated by Duane Reid. Six people have applied for the job, including Mike Page, Piero Barba, Pete McDonald, Steven McDowell, Robert Kane and George Anderson. Those interested in filling the Ward 2 post have until April 5th to apply.
Georgia Writers Hall of Famer Terry Kay will be in Rome this Saturday for a book signing to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Dogwood Books and Antiques in downtown Rome.