From Georgia DOT: Work could begin soon on resurfacing U.S. 41/Joe Frank Harris Parkway in the city of Cartersville. Georgia DOT recently awarded a contract to Northwest Georgia Paving Inc. of Calhoun, valued at $1.7 million, for a construction project to resurface a portion of the highway in Bartow County. The project includes 1.759 miles of milling, inlay and plant mix resurfacing on Joe Frank Harris Parkway, beginning at Cartersville City Limits and extending to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. “This project and others like it in Northwest Georgia add up to these two things – better mobility and better quality of life for all our area residents,” said Grant Waldrop, district engineer at the Georgia DOT office in Cartersville. This resurfacing project is scheduled to be completed by the end of July 2019.
The Rome High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, Unit GA-957, is having a car wash at the East Rome Burger King at 1313 Turner McCall Blvd, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 13. AFJROTC is a citizenship program designed to make better citizens for America and build future leaders. Donations will be accepted at the car wash and will help cover the costs of new drill equipment, unit T-shirts and the annual military ball. Unit GA-957 is a non-profit organization. For more information contact Cadet Anthony Linatoc at 706-506-8367.
Georgia Highlands College is inviting the community to learn more about the college while kicking off the fall season during a Preview Day and Fall Festival event on Thursday starting at 5 p.m. at the Floyd Campus. Attendees can enjoy games, food trucks, inflatables, and other activities during the event. The event is free and open to the public. For more: highlands.edu
Georgia Legal Services Program assistance will be available in the Judicial Courthouse at 3 Government Plaza, Suite 114, on Friday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-noon to assist low-income clients in a range of civil matters, including TPOs, public benefits, housing, consumer issues, school suspensions and unemployment. This service is provided on the second Friday of each month by Superior Court Clerk Barbara H Penson and Georgia Legal Services Program. For more: 706-291-5190.