Red Cross volunteers from the Northwest Georgia Chapter have been working to assist victims of Wednesday night’s EF-1 tornado. According to a release from the organization, the Red Cross is doing their part to make sure that the emergency-caused needs are met.
The Exchange Club Family Resource Center will hold it’s 12th annual “A Night at the Movies” on Tuesday, February 28th at the Rome Cinemas on Shorter Avenue in West Rome. The event is a benefit for the Family Resource Center in their efforts to prevent child abuse. It will begin at 6 pm with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Attendees will have a chance to see one of six blockbuster movies at 7:30 pm.
The Model and Johnson area schools will be open on Friday. Model High School, Model Middle School, Model Elementary School, Johnson Elementary School and the Floyd County Education Center were all closed today due to storm damage in the area. Power was restored to all schools by mid-morning today and road crews have been working to clear roadways of debris. School system personnel have been in close contact with Emergency Management officials during the day as work continued to repair storm damage. System personnel have been informed that road work will continue through the afternoon and that all major roads and most secondary roads will be cleared and passable by morning.
As you know we had severe storms move through Floyd County last night. Currently we have the following roads closed:
A storm ripped through Floyd County last night, leaving a handful of people without power and causing some structure damage. Speaking of power outages, Tim Hensley with the Floyd County School system told WLAQ News/The Ridge Report this morning that schools in the Model district will be closed today due to power outage. That includes Model Elementary, Middle and High Schools, Johnson Elementary and the Floyd County Education Center.