CONTRIBUTIONS NEEDED FOR THANKSGIVING LOVE FEAST

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Contributions of desserts, coats and jackets, money and time are needed for the 26th annual Thanksgiving Love Feast. The free dinner will be served at the Rome Civic Center on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27th, from 11 am until 2 pm or until food runs out. It is being offered to those who may not be able to prepare and enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner or who might otherwise have to eat alone.

ROME CITY COMMISSION AGAINST MAKING PARKS AND REC A COUNTY AGENCY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Rome City Commission has expressed that they are against a proposal from Floyd County to abolish the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority and make it a county department. The Commission met in an early caucus session prior to their regular meeting last night to discuss the matter. Commissioner Wendy Davis, like other city officials, has expressed a desire to work in unity with the county, stating that city commissioners appear willing to continue working towards finding a compromise. The city aims to move forward in their discussions with the county.

CORBIN TAPPED TO SERVE AS TCSG COMMISSIONER

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Rome native Gretchen Corbin has been tapped by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to serve as the Commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia upon the retirement of current Commissioner Ron Jackson in January. Her nomination awaits approval from the TCSG board. Corbin is currently the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs, a position she has held since 2013.