September’s not over yet! Emergency management officials nationwide have been observing National Preparedness Month this month as they do every September. Daniel Carpenter, fire safety educator with the Rome Fire Department, says it’s important to have certain items handy in the event of emergency such as non perishable food and drinkable water.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session tomorrow. Their 4 pm caucus session will precede their 6 pm meeting at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. You can view their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
Fall is officially here, and it certainly felt like it this morning. Overnight lows dipped into the upper 40s last night and into the morning hours. Skies will be sunny today with highs in the upper 70s. Lows will dip back into the upper 40s tonight with mostly clear skies. Highs will be back in the 80s tomorrow and stay there for the rest of the week, according to the National Weather Service.
The Cave Spring Pig Out BBQ Cook Off is set for tomorrow from 10 am until 3 pm at Rolator Park. Nancy Boehm, chair of the Cave Spring Downtown Development Authority, the organization presenting the Cook Off, says lots of fun is on tap for attendees.