Buzz: On TV or the web, Atlanta media talking about Rome’s ‘resurgence’ and historical treasures. Plus: Meeting change for commission.

Buzz: On TV or the web, Atlanta media talking about Rome’s ‘resurgence’ and historical treasures. Plus: Meeting change for commission.

The Historic DeSoto Theatre on Broad Street as photographed by Hometown photo.

 

Rome continues to get some extra media coverage, both on TV and now online as well.

GPB is the latest with an eight-minute feature on the history of the DeSoto Theatre on Broad Street. The special is part of National Historic Preservation Month. Joining GPB is interior designer Tommy Lam who’s grandfather started the DeSoto. Click DeSoto history

On Friday, CBS 46 out of Atlanta profiled Rome as part of its “20 Towns in 20 days.” It starts with the revitalization of the downtown neighborhoods and quick transitions to much of the redevelopment under way in South Rome. It’s almost four minutes long and is titled “Rome’s Resurgence.” Speed through the introduction by the anchors who tell you we’re two hours from Atlanta and on the border with Tennessee. Click CBS 46.

The Floyd County Commission has changed its meeting time for the first meeting each month.  It will now be at 4 p.m. on Tuesday beginning June 13 with the caucus at 2 p.m. The month’s second meeting (June 27) remains the same – Tuesday with a 6 p.m. start and 4 p.m. caucus.

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