QUALIFYING BEGINS TODAY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Qualifying begins today at 9 am for federal, state and local offices.  It continues thru Friday at noon.  Qualifying for state and federal races will take place in Atlanta.  Those seeking to qualify for local partisan races must do so with their party.  The Floyd County Republican Party’s headquarters opens today at 337 Broad Street in Rome.  The Floyd County Democratic Party’s headquarters is located at 5 Broad Street.

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening.  They’ll convene in a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall on Broad Street in downtown Rome.  Detrick Redding is scheduled to be sworn in as the newest Commissioner.  He was chosen from a slate of eight candidates to take the Ward Two post vacated by Duane Reid at the end of February.  Take a look at Commissioners’ agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.