The 10th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to raise awareness of domestic violence will take place today. It is being hosted by the Hospitality House for Women, Inc. as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed each year in October. Registration will begin at 11 am at Rotary Plaza in downtown Rome, with the walk to begin at noon.
The 22nd annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cook-Off is set for this Saturday at Ridgeferry Park in Rome. Gates will open at 10:30 am.
It won’t be too long until voters head to the polls to determine the fate of the latest special purpose local option sales tax (or SPLOST) for Rome and Floyd County. If approved, the one-cent sales tax would fund some $63.8 million in projects ranging from an Ag Center to upgrades in infrastructure.
Willowbrooke at Floyd aims to educate the public about alcohol dependency and opioid addiction (and where to get help) during a pair of free community events scheduled to take place in November in Polk and Floyd Counties.
The time is drawing near for the 2017 Wings Over North Georgia air show! This year’s air show will be held next Saturday and Sunday, October 21st and 22nd at Rome’s Russell Regional Airport and will be headlined by the United States Navy’s Blue Angels.