Super Tuesday is right around the corner. March 6th is the day that Georgia voters will go to the polls (along with voters in other states) for the presidential preference primary election. In addition, Floyd County voters will weigh in on the proposed 2012 SPLOST. Floyd County Manager Blaine Williams and Rome City Manager John Bennett discussed the SPLOST on WLAQ AM 1410’s Good Morning Rome on Wednesday.
Nugroho, a Shorter University senior and a native of Indonesia, has been selected as one of three bachelor’s-level recipients of the Indonesian Ambassador’s Award for Excellence. The award is given by the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the United States and honors Indonesian students in the US who show excellent academic and nonacademic performance, show leadership both on and off campus, and have community awareness, according to a Shorter University media release.
In less than two weeks, Georgia voters will go to the polls (along with voters in other states) for Super Tuesday. Rome TEA Party member Mike Morton said in an interview on WLAQ AM 1410’s Good Morning Rome on Tuesday that he expects a dead heat in the race for the Republican nomination for president when Super Tuesday arrives.
Yesterday was, of course, Mardi Gras. Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the season of Lent. The Lenten season leads up to Easter, which falls on April 8th this year.
Pepperell High School’s FFA Parliamentary Procedure team has advanced to the FFA state finals. According to a Floyd County Schools media release, the PHS team competed earlier this week in the area contest held at Woodland High School, where the team finished second to Murray County.
Pepperell team chairperson Hannah Hall says, “Parliamentary procedure is one of the hardest and most desired FFA events to win. It takes a great deal of practice, hard work, and dedication to rise to the top.”