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WOOD WILL NOT SERVE AS PRINCIPAL OF ANNA K DAVIE ELEMENTARY

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Current Southeast Elementary School Principal Phil Wood will not lead the new Anna K. Davie Elementary as previously anticipated.

FLOYD COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO HOLD PRE-K HEALTH ROUNDUP

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Floyd County Health Department is slated to conduct a Pre-K Health Roundup from Monday, February 2nd thru Friday, February 6th. The Roundup will be held at the Health Department, located at 16 East 12th Street in Rome. According to a release from the organization, required hearing, vision and dental examinations will be provided, along with required immunizations for children entering Pre-K and kindergarten next fall.

ATLANTA BRAVES MANAGER FREDI GONZALEZ READY TO ROLL WITH THE CHANGES

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2015. Posted in Sports

When the Atlanta Braves take the field for the 2015 season, will their roster feature many familiar faces? Some fans have been asking that question in light of the recent offseason trades of Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Evan Gattis. Manager Fredi Gonzalez assures that Braves fans will see the return of some of their favorite players in 2015, like first baseman Freddie Freeman and star closer Craig Kimbrel. He adds that the Braves have added some new talent with the goal of producing a championship-caliber team.

IT’S WINTER IN NORTH GEORGIA, BUT NOT AS EXTREME AS NORTHEASTERN US

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

While much of North Georgia is under a Winter Weather Advisory through 9 am, area residents may be grateful that they have not been hit by blizzard-like conditions that have covered the Northeastern US. Communities have been on lock down, schools have been closed, and some of the nation’s busiest roadways are vacant due to large blankets of snow. The winter storm has led to thousands of flight delays, creating travel hassles not just for the affected area, but also for the rest of the country and even international flights.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN APRIL

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Are you currently caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease? The North Georgia chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association seeks to provide education and support to families and loved ones of Alzheimer’s patients during a Caregivers Conference to be held on April 30th at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Local representative Charisse Durham says that the conference is free. She adds that it is open to those affected by any type of dementia.

FLOYD COUNTY COMMISSION TO ADOPT 2015 BUDGET THIS EVENING

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 4 pm, to be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Both are open to the public. Commissioners are slated to adopt the county’s 2015 budget at tonight’s meeting.

INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO FRIDAY SHOOTING

Written by Matt Davis on January 26, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Police continue their investigation into the Friday homicide that left two dead at their home on Terhune Road. The shooting incident resulted in the deaths of James Steven Reeves, age 69, and his wife, Myra Wilson Reeves, age 70. The pair was pronounced dead on the scene on Friday afternoon. Details about the investigation are being kept mostly under wraps.

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