MEMORIAL DAY CLOSINGS

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Memorial Day is coming up this Monday.  There will be a number of closings that day, including Rome, Floyd County, state and federal offices.  No mail will be delivered on Monday.  The City of Rome’s Solid Waste Collections Department will be closed that day.  Monday’s garbage and recycling will be collected on Tuesday.  Tuesday’s route will go on as normal.  All banks will be closed on Monday, along with the Rome Floyd County Library and the Department of Drivers Services (which is normally closed on Monday and will also be closed on Saturday).  The Rome Transit Department buses will not run on Monday.

BUSY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND ANTICIPATED ON GEORGIA’S ROADS

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

State troopers are anticipating a busy weekend on Georgia’s roads over Memorial Day weekend.  The 78 hour holiday period begins this evening at 6 pm and ends at midnight on Memorial Day, according to Colonel Mark McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.  During last year’s Memorial Day holiday travel period, the Georgia State Patrol investigated 312 traffic crashes that resulted in 236 injuries and 13 fatalities.