Buzz: Harbin’s Walk With a Doc returns Sept. 16. GNTC Fall Mum sale. City and County Commission meetings on Monday, Tuesday.

Buzz: Harbin’s Walk With a Doc returns Sept. 16. GNTC Fall Mum sale. City and County Commission meetings on Monday, Tuesday.

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A look at some of the participants in last month’s Walk With a Doc. Harbin Clinic’s Facebook page.

Harbin Clinic’s Walk With a Doc is set for Saturday, Sept. 16 at 9 a.m. in Downtown Rome. The walk leaves from Bridgepoint Plaza, follows the Kingfisher Trail and is approximately two miles. People of all fitness levels are welcome and encouraged to participate.
Harbin Clinic Radiation Oncologist Dr. JC Abdou is set to lead the group. More info at http://bit.ly/2f8oeXh

From left to right: Evan Farrow of Lyerly; Rachel Braden of Plainville; David Warren, director of GNTC’s Horticulture program; and Chase Bohannon of Calhoun inspect the mums that are about to bloom for GNTC’s Fall Plant Sale at GNTC.

The Horticulture program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) will hold a Fall Mum Sale outside of Building L located across from GNTC’s Floyd County Campus throughout the month of September. The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. An evening plant sale will take place on Thursdays from 3 to 7 p.m. On Fridays the sale will be a half-day from 9 a.m. to noon. The sale will continue until Sept. 29 or until the mums are sold out. “We will have six different varieties of mums,” said David Warren, director of Horticulture at GNTC. “There will also be several different kinds of landscape shrubbery such as hollies, camellias, and junipers – but the main thing will be the mums.” According to Warren, the idea for the sale came about because of the popularity of mums in the fall. “I wanted to have the students raise a mum crop because I knew people really liked them,” said Warren. All proceeds from the plant sale will benefit the Horticulture program at GNTC. Purchases may be made with cash or check.

The Rome City Commission will meet Monday, September 11 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Agenda

The Floyd County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, September 12, in the Community Room, Suite 206, on the second floor of the Floyd County Administration Building, 12 East 4th Avenue, Rome, Georgia. Caucus will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Caucus Room, Suite 204, followed by the Board Meeting at 4:00 p.m. The meetings are open to the public. Agenda

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