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Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.
Proposed $50 million tennis complex in Roswell could impact in Rome, but local officials see little direct competition and Rome’s “Southern Hospitality” playing key role. Tennis
Business: Mannington Mills to invest $42 million, all 200 new jobs at Calhoun facility by 2021. Business
Floyd School Superintendent: School consolidation just “one of many options on the table” as system deals with continuing enrollment decline, funding issues, but “no schools on chopping block” right now. Schools
Education: GNTC graduates earns bronze medal in China International Welding Competition. GHC accreditation reaffirmed by SACS Commission on Colleges. Honors for Rome Middle FFA. Education
Education: Floyd County Schools announces 54 students earning AP Scholar Awards. Scholars
Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Night at the Museum, Rodeo Rome, Rome Braves, Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge on tap; two farmers markets, too. Guide
Health: Good news for teachers, state employees as insurance rates hold steady for 2019. Health
Buzz: Portion of Blacks Bluff Road near Brushy Branch boat ramp to be reduced to one lane starting Monday. Floyd Democrats elect delegates for state convention. Buzz
Politics: Floyd Republican Party teaming up with state GOP to open regional election office on Broad Street. Politics
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: More rain expected later today with up to half-inch of rain. Scattered showers/storms possible through the weekend. Forecast
Obituaries: Mr. William Ralph “Bill” Everett, Mr. George H. Neal and Ms. Linda Sue Meeks. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report: Sports.
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