RAINY CONDITIONS CLOSE OUT THE WEEKEND IN GREATER ROME

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Stormy weather closed out the weekend in the Greater Rome area. The National Weather Service reports that just under an inch and a half of rain fell at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field in the Armuchee community from early Sunday morning to Sunday evening. Heavy rains caused downed trees and power outages for nearly 2,000 Floyd County residents.

DOING SOME THANKSGIVING COOKING THIS WEEK? DON’T LEAVE IT UNATTENDED!

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Do you plan spending some time in the kitchen this week, preparing a hearty Thanksgiving feast for your loved ones? Make sure you don’t leave that feast-in-the-making unattended! That is the message of the Rome Fire Department. Fire safety educator Robert Owens indicates that cooking fires are the most common among house fires, but they can be prevented if you remain focused on the task at hand.

ROME NOON OPTIMIST CLUB’S 54TH ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST IS THIS SATURDAY!

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Have you made your Saturday morning breakfast plans yet? The Rome Noon Optimist Club urges you to join them for their 54th annual Pancake Breakfast, which is set for tomorrow, Saturday, November 22nd, from 6 am until noon at the Rome Civic Center. Attendees will be treated to pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk and soft drinks. Tickets are $5 in advance and can be purchased from any member of the Rome Noon Optimist Club. Tickets are $6 at the door.