The Floyd County Board of Commissioners chose Jamie McCord to serve as the new Floyd County Manager by a vote of 5-0 at their regular meeting yesterday. McCord is currently Public Works Director for the City of Rome. He has been with that department in an administrative role since 1998.
It’s almost time for the second annual Spring Art Market. The arts and crafts festival is set for this Friday and Saturday, April 12th and 13th at the Rome Civic Center. It is being hosted by the Last Stop Gift Shop and the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau and will feature over 50 artists, authors and food producers from around the area, according to a GRCVB media release.
The Rome Braves fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers 9-2 last night at State Mutual Stadium in game two of a three game series between the teams. The Grasshoppers took the lead early with five runs in the first inning.
U Conn beat Louisville 93-60 in the NCAA women’s championship game last night in New Orleans. It marks U Conn’s eighth national championship.
A local attorney will donate his hair to Locks of Love in honor of his daughter, a two-time cancer survivor and bone marrow transplant recipient. David Guldenschuh is set to have his locks lopped off today in honor of 28-year-old Carmen, who was first diagnosed with leukemia at the age of four.
The Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia will host the inaugural Jeans 4 Justice Walk this Friday, April 12th. Registration will begin at 11:30 am with the walk to leave the Rome City Auditorium at noon. For an entry fee of $5, participants can walk down Broad Street in their jeans to raise awareness of sexual assault.
The Atlanta Braves topped the Miami Marlins for the second night in a row 3-2 last night in Miami.
ROME – The Floyd County Board of Commissioners named Jamie McCord as the new Floyd County Manager with a vote of 5-0 at their regularly scheduled meeting today. Mr. McCord is currently Public Works Director for the City of Rome, and has been with that department in an administrative role since 1998.