A Candlelight Vigil for Charlottesville will be held this evening in front of the Rome-Floyd County Joint Law Enforcement Center in downtown Rome. It is being organized by Turn Your Back on Hate and is scheduled to get underway at 8 pm. For more information about the event, search for Candlelight Vigil for #Charlottesville on Facebook.
Ford, Gittings and Kane Jewelers in downtown Rome aims to give back – or kick back – to the community that has given so much to them via the store’s annual Kickback to the Community, which gets underway today. The silent auction of fine jewelry to benefit local charities will continue through Saturday, August 26th at 2 pm.
Governor Nathan Deal has announced that The HON Company, a leading manufacturer of office furniture, will create 60 jobs and invest $14.5 million in an expansion at the Polk County facility.
Floyd County Public Animal Welfare Services (or PAWS) is offering free feline adoptions through the end of the month.
Local law enforcement officers are investigating a bomb threat to the Floyd County campus of Georgia Highlands College on Monday.