VOTERS TO GO TO THE POLLS FOR SUPER TUESDAY TOMORROW

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Tomorrow is Super Tuesday.  Georgia is among 10 states nationwide whose voters will go to the polls to have their say on who should get the Republican presidential nomination.  In addition, voters in Floyd County will determine the fate of the 2012 SPLOST.  And those in the City of Rome will cast their ballots for or against Sunday alcohol package sales.  Polls will open at 7 am and remain open until 7 pm.  For more information about tomorrow’s election, call the Floyd County Elections and Registration office at (706) 295-5167.

ANNUAL FINSTER FEST SET FOR MAY 5TH AND 6TH IN SUMMERVILLE

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Paradise Garden Foundation has announced that this year’s Finster Fest has been scheduled for May 5th and 6th at Dowdy Park in Summerville.  The event began as Howard Finster Day in Summerville in the early 1980s and has become internationally known as Finster Fest.  It is one of North Georgia’s most popular Folk Art and Music Festivals.  Finster Fest 2012 will include performing acts such as Roger Allen Wade, Patterson Hood of the Drive-by Truckers and others.  It will also serve as host to artists from around the nation, coming together to celebrate the legacy of Howard Finster.  In addition, there will be a recycled art project and a shuttle to Paradise Garden for tours during the two-day festival.