ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE BREAST CENTER AT FLOYD

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

A one-day arts and crafts fair will be held tomorrow to benefit The Breast Center at Floyd.  The event is set for 9 am until 5 pm in the parking lot of the Harbin Clinic’s Tony E. Warren MD Cancer Center, 255 West Fifth Street in Rome, according to a media release from Floyd Medical Center.  There will be arts, crafts, food and a silent auction.

ROME TEA PARTY TO EXPLORE HOW TO TURN VALUES INTO VOTES

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Rome TEA Party invites the public to Turning Values into Votes in 2012 and Beyond this Thursday, September 26th from 7 pm until 8:30 pm at the Charles C Parker Active Adult Center at 1325 Kingston Road.  The guest speaker will be K Carl Smith, the Frederick Douglass Liberty Messenger, a retired Marine and founder of the Frederick Douglass Republican Movement.  Mike Morton with the Rome TEA Party says that Smith is a speaker worth hearing.

ROCKMART MUSIC FESTIVAL TO BENEFIT AREA CANCER PATIENTS

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Make your plans now to attend the Brent Hillburn Music Festival this Friday and Saturday, September 28th and 29th at The Rock Campground and Park at 130 Forsyth Road in Rockmart.  Cancer Navigators will benefit from the  two-day music festival.  The festival will be highlighted by Gospel and Christian acts on Friday night and a variety of music from country to rock to blues on Saturday.

LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS TO PARTICIPATE IN COUNTER-TERRORISM DRILL

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Romans may notice a large number of emergency vehicles afoot over the next couple of days, but no need to be alarmed:  it is only a drill.  The Counter-Terrorism Task Force (CTTF) is partnering with Rome/Floyd County and will be conducting a field training exercise (FTX) at State Mutual Stadium, home of the Rome Braves, and in the surrounding area.  According to a release from Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security, the purpose of the exercise is to help emergency officials better detect, deter and prevent acts of terrorism.