Tuesday-Friday: Corky Kell tickets on sale at Barron Stadium from noon until 2 p.m. and Aug. 19-22 from noon until 2 p.m. The tickets are good for both games on Aug. 22. $12 in advance; $17 at the gate on Aug. 22.
Tuesday: The Floyd County Commission meets with a caucus at 4 p.m. and the meeting at 6 p.m. No webcast. Agenda
Tuesday: Rome Board of Education meeting, 5:45 p.m. Agenda
Thursday: High school football scrimmage, Model at Mount Zion, 7 p.m.
Friday: High school football, Unity Christian hosts The Oaks School.
Friday: High school football scrimmage, Armuchee at Southeast Whitfield; Cass at Pepperell; New Manchester at Rome; Bowdon at Coosa, Gordon Central at Sonoraville; LaFayette at Trion; Dalton at Cartersville; Chattooga at Cedartown; and Woodland at Adairsville.
Saturday: The 18th Annual Health Initiative for Men Plus Women is set from 8 a.m. to noon at the Floyd County Health Department. Organizers plan to continue “to combine the men’s and women’s events to make better use of our resources and efforts in providing services to those in our community.”
Saturday: The 34th Annual Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower Race and Health Walk. Race will begin at 8 a.m. The 5K begins on Second Avenue, runs through Historic Downtown Rome, Myrtle Hill and the challenging Clocktower Hill. The 2-Mile Health Walk follows a similar route, excluding Clocktower Hill in favor of the scenic Riverwalk Path. Race Day registration is open from 6:30 to 7:30 am for a cost of $35 for 5K and $30 for the 2 Mile.
Saturday: Harbin Clinic’s Walk with a Doc led by Neurologist Dr. David Hale. The two-mile health walk is free and meets at Bridgepoint Plaza in Rome at 9 a.m. Participants will hear a short introduction on the benefits of walking before venturing onto Rome’s Kingfisher Trail. For more: visit harbinclinic.com/docwalk.