ROME FLOYD COUNTY COMMISSION ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH FOCUS ON FIVE YEAR PLAN TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF LOCAL CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

There are numerous organizations around Rome and Floyd County whose goals are focused on helping children in the community.  One of those organizations is the Rome Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth.  The Commission has been in existence since 1989 and is comprised of local leaders with a common goal of identifying and tackling issues related to children and youth, according to Executive Director Carol Willis.

ROME AREA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR CELEBRATION OF FORMER FIRST LADY ELLEN AXSON WILSON

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Rome Area Council for the Arts has announced an upcoming year-long celebration of the life and work of former First Lady and Rome native, Ellen Axson Wilson.  The celebration will begin this summer.  The capstone event will be an exhibition of her original oil paintings on loan from the Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, DC, plus several local pieces.  The exhibit, entitled The Art of First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson, will be on display from July through October at the Martha Berry Museum at Oak Hill.

RAIN TO BE FOLLOWED BY COLDER TEMPS

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Rainy conditions to start the week will be followed by colder temperatures today, according to the National Weather Service.  A light rain during the early part of the day will give way to clearing skies, though highs will only be around 54 today.  Tonight’s low will be around 30.  A Freeze Warning is slated to take effect at midnight tonight and remain in effect until 9 am tomorrow morning.  In addition, a Wind Advisory has been issued for today from 8 am until 10 pm.