The 2017 Floyd County SPLOST Committee will meet on Thursday evening at the Rome-Floyd County Fire Department Headquarters, 409 E 12th Street, at 5:30 pm. This will be the first gathering for the group since voters passed the $63.8 million special purpose, local option sales tax in November. Those with questions are directed to contact the Floyd County Clerk’s Office; that number is (706) 291-5110.
Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites are getting into that holiday spirit with a host of activities through the New Year.
This year has been one of substantial economic growth for Rome and Floyd County, attests Al Hodge, President and CEO of the Rome-Floyd Chamber, who refers to 2017 as a “Chamber Year”.
Donations are wanted for “Santa for Seniors”, an initiative co-ordinated by the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation with the goal of helping less fortunate seniors in Rome and Floyd County to have a Merry Christmas.
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season drew to a close last Thursday, and it was no doubt a history-maker. Many people are still in recovery from three major hurricanes that made landfall – Harvey, Irma and Maria.