What we’re hearing…:  Wendy Davis returns to GPB’s Political Rewind today at 2 p.m. Summerville’s Crushed Tomato adds ice cream sodas (they had us at pizza). Whole lot of music downtown this Saturday.

What we’re hearing…: Wendy Davis returns to GPB’s Political Rewind today at 2 p.m. Summerville’s Crushed Tomato adds ice cream sodas (they had us at pizza). Whole lot of music downtown this Saturday.

 

Rome City Commissioner Wendy Davis returns to GPB’s Political Rewind live at 2 this afternoon: The Ward Two commissioner was a first-time guest on July 1 on the Georgia Public Broadcasting program anchored by veteran political analyst Bill Nigut. She returns today for the live daily broadcast you can hear on WGPB 97.7 in Rome and/or watch on Facebook Live. Among today’s scheduled topics: Reaction to the first night of the latest Democratic presidential debates; declining abortion numbers in Georgia; changes thoughts on climate change; and more state politics.

Davis and the media: A member of the Democratic National Committee, Davis has been prolific on local media channels as well, including Community Watch from Georgia Highlands College, The Druck Report podcast interviews and radio.


The Crushed Tomato adds a new temptation: soda floats. The home of Northwest Georgia’s best wood-fired pizza has expanded beyond its popular ice cream counter. Now available at The Crushed Tomato: Floats. The offerings — all $3.99 each — include Orange Creamsicle, Dr. Pepper, Coke, Root Beer and Sprite Sherbet. Located at 205 Montgomery St. in Summerville, the restaurant’s hours are 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Facebook


Whole lot of music set for a very short Saturday in Rome: The feast-or-famine nature of local entertainment is on the feast setting for this Saturday.  Three events are expected to draw, two especially, this Saturday. On tap are:

The Fourth Annual Soulfest at Ridge Ferry Park. This year’s headliners include Maze featuring Frankie Beverly. Also due: The Infinity Show Band, Something for the Soul, Tara Sabree and the Seduction Band. Tickets: $60, VIP is $125; kids under 10 are free. For more

The Robert Stevenson Memorial Concert will be at 5 p.m. at Rome City Auditorium. Big Gospel Concert starring Stellar Award winners Doc McKenzie & the Hi-Lites and Lisa Knowles & the Brown Singers. Also appearing: The Gospel Legends, Slim’s Supreme Angels and Darrell McFadden & The Disciples. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $30 each and are available at the Rome Kroger and online.

Downtown Saturday concert. A free concert is set for Bridgepoint Plaza beginning at 7 p.m., featuring Little Known Letter.

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