Weather permitting, Georgia DOT Maintenance crews will repair a handrail Friday damaged in a wreck earlier this week on I-75 south near Emerson. The repairs will shut down the left southbound lane of I-75 on the bridge over Joe Stella Drive, south of Exit 283/Allatoona Road. Motorists should expect delays in the area during the repairs. Hours: 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The Rome Board of Education will have a called meeting on Monday, Aug. 2, at 7:30 a.m. in Room A201 at the Rome City Schools College and Career Academy at 990 Veterans Memorial Highway NE. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss Back to School Guidance as well as other items.
Changes to getting published on Hometown Headlines:
- Mask policy: That includes masks required, masks recommended or no mask requirement.
- Vaccinations: Briefly include what the vaccination policy is for the sponsoring group or organization.
- Candidates also can say if they haven’t been vaccinated and why.
- All candidate profiles also will include a question on the candidate’s vaccination position.
- Candidates failing to do so will not be covered other than to announce they’re on the ballot.