Buzz: Sexual Assault Center adds two board members. February home sales up 17.5%. Attorney general to address Floyd Republicans Thursday. Alzheimers workshop set for April 3.

Buzz: Sexual Assault Center adds two board members. February home sales up 17.5%. Attorney general to address Floyd Republicans Thursday. Alzheimers workshop set for April 3.

Ghee Wilson
Dave Roberson

The Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia’s Board of Directors recently welcomed sheriff’s Capt. Dave Roberson and Ghee Wilson as its newest members. Roberson is supervisor for field services at the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, where he has been employed for 23 years. He is a member of the Coosa Valley Fraternal Order of Police and participated in the SAC’s Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge in 2017. Roberson enjoys running in races that support local charities and volunteering his time with programs like Floyd County Sheriff’s Santa, Shop With A Cop, the Rome-Floyd County Special Olympics and the Cops for Kids Softball Tournament, to name a few. Wilson is a special agent with the Special Investigations Section of the Georgia Department of Corrections, before which he spent 13 years with the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office. He is a past president of the Coosa Valley Fraternal Order of Police, through which he coordinated the Shop With A Cop program for eight years. Wilson currently serves on the Floyd County Planning Commission and was a member of the 2017 SPLOST Citizens Advisory Committee and Rome-Floyd Citizens for Progress. He participated in the SAC’s Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge in 2016 and was a member of the Friends of the SAC advocacy group until his recent appointment to the Board of Directors. He also enjoys running in races that support local charities.

 

Above please find the latest reports from the Greater Rome Board of Realtors. On the plus side: Home sales were up 17.5 percent from the same month a year earlier. However, the average price of a home sold last month was down nearly 22 percent.


Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr will address the Floyd County Republican Party at 6 p.m. Thursday at Moe’s Original Bar B Que, 101 W. First St.


The Alzheimer’s Association will host a Caregiver Workshop from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at the Bartow Senior Center. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to learn from Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Susan Greene. Susan will present The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease. Other presentations will include Effective Communication and Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior. The Caregiver Workshop is sponsored in part by the Area Agency on Aging. The program is free for caregivers and includes lunch. Registration is required. Please call 800.272.3900 to register.

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