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LUNAR BIKE RIDE TO HIGHLIGHT THIS WEEKEND’S LOCAL SLATE OF EVENTS

October has been busy in Rome and Floyd County, and we are only halfway through the month. This weekend’s slate of events is highlighted by the Lunar Bike Ride that will be hosted by TRED of Rome/Floyd County with support of the Floyd County Police Department. That will take place this evening from 5 pm…read more »

MOSS TO RETIRE AFTER 40 YEARS OF SERVICE TO DARLINGTON SCHOOL

(Darlington School media release): After 40 years of Service to Darlington School and 55 years in independent school education, Sam Moss (‘63) will be retiring as dean of college guidance at the end of the school year. He will continue to live on campus and serve in a part-time role during the 2022-2023 school year,…read more »

ROME DDA ISSUES CALL FOR ENTRIES INTO SIDEWALK SANTA TAKEOVER

(Media release from the Rome Office of Downtown Development): The Office of Downtown Development is excited to announce a new community-wide fundraiser to help bring Christmas cheer to downtown during the holiday season! This fun and engaging activity is for the entire community. Businesses, nonprofits, individuals and families are invited to take part in the…read more »

CORONAVIRUS, VACCINE UPDATE FROM GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

A total of 1,604 new cases of coronavirus and 106 more virus-related deaths were reported across Georgia on Thursday by the state Department of Public Health. According to the latest update by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 1,249,205 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide since the beginning of this pandemic. The…read more »

TALLATOONA CAP WILL SOON SCHEDULE APPOINTMENTS FOR LIHEAP (LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM)

(Media release from Tallatoona CAP): On November 1, 2021 at 8:30am, Tallatoona CAP will begin scheduling appointments for the LIHEAP Heating Assistance Program for Senior Households 65 & older and Homebound Households. Beginning December 1, 2021 at 8:30am, the general public may begin scheduling appointments. Appointments are provided on a first come first served basis.…read more »

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!

It’s time again for Friday night lights as area high school football teams take the field for week nine of the 2021 season! WLAQ 1410 AM/96.9 FM is again your radio home for Darlington football. The Tigers will play their Homecoming Game versus Christian Heritage this evening. Kick off is scheduled for 7:30 pm at…read more »

LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN FOR ’21 WINGS OVER NORTH GEORGIA HYBRID DRIVE-IN AIR SHOW

(Wings Over North Georgia media release): The 2021 Wings Over North Georgia Drive-In Air Show will feature the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II, U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, and U.S. Army Special Operations Command Black Daggers. The ninth-annual event will take place at the Russell Regional Airport in Rome, GA on Oct 30-31. 2021 is the 75th Anniversary year…read more »