New Rome City School board members will take their oath of office today at 4:45 p.m. The ceremony will be in the boardroom at 508 E. Second St. prior to the caucus at 5 p.m. in the Superintendent’s Office. The regular meeting begins at 5:45 p.m. Joining the board following the Nov. 7 election are Melissa Davis, Jill Fisher, Alvin Jackson Sr. and John Uldrick.
Reports from the Floyd County and Bartow County jails.
Cedartown fire claims one life Sunday night; third person to die in a house fire in nine days in Northwest Georgia. Fire
Prosecutors: Bartow County Jail inmate tried to arrange for a hitman to kill his ex-wife for $10,000 and two Atlanta Hawks’ tickets. Crime
Dining: Sellers Gourmet Eatery of Rome closes on Broad Street; owner hopes to relocate. Dining
Business: Bussey’s Florist & Gifts, Ransom Floral Co. merge in downtown Rome. Business
Rome City Commission: Newcomer Randy Quick joins incumbents Jamie Doss, Wendy Davis in being sworn into office Monday evening. Commission
Buzz: YMCA seeks donations for ‘One Warm Coat’ drive. Green joins The Breast Center at Floyd. Garden Lakes Elementary sets Local School Governance Team meeting dates. Buzz
Obituaries: Mrs. Christine Ann Hickman, Clida Elizabeth (Faye) Jones, Mr. Harvey Pryor Sr., Mr. Anthony David Robinson, Lavinia Mae Ross, Miss Mary Ann Woods. Obituaries
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Finally, a return to “normal” temperatures for this time of year. Low 60s by Thursday. Weather
No Public Health restaurant inspection scores as offices were closed Monday. Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:
Alabama wins shoot out between two ‘young guns,’ beating Georgia 26-23 to win the college football national championship.
Norman Arey called it: A 27-24 Alabama win.
Latest high school rankings: Model girls, Cartersville boys.
Falcons at Eagles Saturday afternoon.
Rome Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering is Jan. 29.
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Health headlines: Georgia Health News
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