CHIEFTAINS MUSEUM/MAJOR RIDGE HOME TO HOST ANNUAL LOW COUNTRY BOIL AND BARBECUE

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home has announced plans for its annual Low Country Boil and Barbecue.  The event is set for Thursday, August 21st at the Rome Civic Center.  Doors will open at 6 pm.  The event will feature an open bar and an all-you-can-eat buffet of low country boil and barbecue provided by Two Can Do catering at 7:15 pm.

AAA: GAS PRICES FALL TO LOWEST LEVEL SINCE MARCH

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

The price at the gas pump is the lowest since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the national and Florida average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline are on a 30-day streak of declines.  Prices in Georgia and Tennessee have fallen 34 and 32 consecutive days, respectively.

ROLL ON THE RIVERS WITH THE GREATER ROME CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Summertime is a good time to get out on the water.  And one great way to learn about the history of Rome and Floyd County is on its rivers, according to Luke Chaffin, Special Projects Coordinator for the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Chaffin indicates that while summer tours aboard the Sulzbacher Roman Holiday riverboat are sold out, the public should stay tuned for details about a Fall Foliage Tour that is likely to be held in early October.  He adds that the Roman Holiday is available for rental to those seeking to host a party on the riverboat.