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GNTC donates ventilators and other medical supplies to Georgia Emergency Management Agency

GNTC donates ventilators and other medical supplies to Georgia Emergency Management Agency

March 30, 2020 – 10:30 AM GNTC Press Release –  As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise there has also been an increased demand for medical supplies such as ventilators, hospital masks and gloves. So on Saturday, March 28, Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) gathered its supply of ventilators used in its Respiratory…Continue Reading

Floyd County Tax Assessor’s Office deadlines during COVID-19

Floyd County Tax Assessor’s Office deadlines during COVID-19

March 30, 2020–8:05 a.m. NEWS RELEASE The Wednesday, April 1, 2020 deadline will remain in place when applying for homestead exemptions, real property tax returns, personal property returns, Freeport exemptions, conservation use applications/transfers, forest land protection applications, etc. Due to COVID-19, the Tax Assessor’s office is currently accepting limited walk-ins but strongly encourages submission of…Continue Reading

[VIDEO] Community comes together to pray for healthcare workers, COVID-19 patients

[VIDEO] Community comes together to pray for healthcare workers, COVID-19 patients

March 29, 2020–8:19 p.m. STAFF REPORTS In the past, when the nation has faced tragedy, like on September 11, vigils were held and people came together.  However, with COVID-19, circumstances do not permit such activities.  But rest assured, people will always find a way. On Sunday, area residents filled the parking lots at Floyd Medical…Continue Reading

Two charged with human trafficking

Two charged with human trafficking

March 29, 2020–8:15 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORD Floyd County Police arrested two men Friday on charges of human trafficking. According to Floyd County Jail records, 45-year old Dax Corbin Clement of a Larkspur Lane address in Rome offered money in exchange for sex acts. Meanwhile, 40-year old Joseph Douglas Dettloff of Chatsworth offered to…Continue Reading

Floyd County Schools meal schedule

Floyd County Schools meal schedule

March 29, 2020–5:53 p.m. NEWS RELEASE In order to minimize exposure and practice even more SOCIAL DISTANCING, which has proven to slow the spread of the virus, the FCS Child Nutrition Department is changing the days of the week to serve meals from three to two. They will continue to provide meal opportunities free of charge to…Continue Reading

Alabama Governor Orders All ‘Non-Essential Businesses’ Closed Statewide until April 17th

Alabama Governor Orders All ‘Non-Essential Businesses’ Closed Statewide until April 17th

March 27th, 2020 – 4:00 PM Cherokee Alabama County Emergency Management Agency  – Governor Orders All ‘Non-Essential Businesses’ Closed Statewide until April 17th ORDER OF THE STATE HEALTH OFFICER SUSPENDING CERTAIN PUBLIC GATHERINGS DUE TO RISK OF INFECTION BY COVID-19 (APPLICABLE STATEWIDE) AMENDED MARCH 27, 2020 WHEREAS, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been detected in…Continue Reading

2 Residents at the Rome Health and Rehabilitation Center test positive for COVID-19

2 Residents at the Rome Health and Rehabilitation Center test positive for COVID-19

March 27th, 2020 – 3:00 PM Press Release – The following is a press release from SavaSeniorCare Administrative Services (Rome Health and Rehabilitation Center):  We have been closely monitoring the situation. We currently have 2 residents that have tested positive for COVID-19. Both residents are currently at the hospital being treated. We are implementing all…Continue Reading