Motorists are currently finding some of the lowest gas prices of the year, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which anticipates that gas prices in Georgia should hit their lowest point of 2017 early this week. Sunday’s state average of $2.16 was just fractions of a penny above this year’s lowest price of $2.157 set on March 27th.
ARF – Animal Rescue Foundation of Rome/Floyd County, Inc. will benefit from the “No Bonez About It” BBQ and Music Festival scheduled for this Saturday, June 24th from 11 am until 5 pm at the Rome Senior Center, located at 408 Riverside Parkway in Rome.
Paddle Georgia 2017 is officially underway! The 106-mile canoe and kayak trip down the Etowah River began on Saturday. It will end with a celebration at Heritage Park in downtown Rome this Friday.
The suspect in a shooting incident that took place on Grover Street in South Rome on Wednesday night is still reported at large.
Have you been thinking about opening your home to a new furry family member? Have your kids been ‘dogging’ you for a new puppy or kitty? Then maybe it’s time to pay a visit to PAWS (aka Floyd County Animal Control). The 2013 SPLOST-funded facility opened at its new North Avenue location nearly sixth months ago. It is currently bursting at the seams with cats, according to director Jason Broome, who adds that adoption fees are $35 for cats and $40 dogs.