Buzz: Floyd elections board meets Wednesday, likely to discuss new elections chief. Floyd Democrats set barbecue for Saturday. Honors for Cartersville museums.

Buzz: Floyd elections board meets Wednesday, likely to discuss new elections chief. Floyd Democrats set barbecue for Saturday. Honors for Cartersville museums.

The Floyd County Board of Elections will meet on Wednesday, May 19, in the Commissioner’s Caucus Room, Suite 204, at the Floyd County Administration Building at 12 E, Fourth Ave. The board will meet at noon to discuss personnel matters (the board is finalizing choices for a new chief election’s clerk).  The meeting is open to the public.  Everyone in attendance is asked to wear a mask and to practice social distancing.


The Floyd County Democrat Party will host their annual membership gathering with a Go Blue BBQ this Saturday, May 15, from 1-3 pm at Rolater Park in Cave Spring (at the pavilion closest to the Hearn Academy Building). All who are interested in the party are welcome to come get a plate of food and renew your membership or join for $10 or give what you can. Burgers, dogs, sides, drinks includded. Special guest at the event is Rep. William Boddie (HD-62), a 2022 Democratic candidate for Labor Commissioner.


Cartersville museums honored: Booth Western Art Museum and Tellus Science Museum, each programs of Georgia Museums Inc., received awards at the most recent Georgia Association of Museums conference held in Statesboro. Lynnette Torres Ivey, Program Manager of Special Projects at Booth Western Art Museum, received the GAM 2021 Emerging Museum Professional Award. Tellus Science Museum received the award for 2021 Education Program for its Madd Scientists demonstrations. Tellus Science Museum Volunteer Bill Montante received the 2021 Volunteer of the Year Award. Bill started contributing volunteer hours to the museum before it even opened. He has assisted in developing and influencing Tellus Science Museum’s programs and exhibits.
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