Category Archives: Floyd County

GNTC announces Free Application Week for the spring semester

GNTC announces Free Application Week for the spring semester

October 19, 2021–7:21 p.m. NEWS RELEASE Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) will host a Free Application Week, Nov. 8-12, to help those who are seeking to enroll in the spring semester. During Free Application Week, GNTC will waive the $25 application fee for all new applicants. The admissions deadline for the spring semester is Nov.…Continue Reading

Free tree distribution event in November

Free tree distribution event in November

October 19, 2021–7:16 p.m. NEWS RELEASE On Saturday, November 6, 2021, Rome-Floyd Parks & Recreation will partner with International Paper and the Arbor Day Foundation to distribute 175 free trees at Gilbreath Recreation Center & Wolfe Park located at 110 Garden Avenue in Lindale, Georgia. The event begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00…Continue Reading

Hufstetler, Ball Container named in “Clean 13” report

Hufstetler, Ball Container named in “Clean 13” report

October 19, 2021–11:08 a.m. STAFF REPORTS Georgia State Senator Chuck Hufstetler and Rome’s Ball Container Corporation are both featured in the Georgia Water Coalition’s “Clean 13” report for 2021. Huftetler was recognized for his efforts in ending a decades-old budgetary practice of taking money from fees collected for environmental programs and using it to pay…Continue Reading

David Mathis Joins TRED Board of Directors

David Mathis Joins TRED Board of Directors

October 18th, 2021 – 3:55 PM Press Release – TRED Rome Floyd Inc. welcomes David Mathis to the Board of Directors. Events, fundraising, and community involvement at all levels offer just a sample of the skills that David brings to TRED. David recently retired after 30 years at Georgia Highlands College as the Director of…Continue Reading

Georgia gas prices increase….Again

Georgia gas prices increase….Again

October 18, 2021–11:56 a.m. AAA SOUTH Georgia gas prices increased alongside rising crude oil. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $3.15 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average is 9 cents more than a week ago, 18 cents more than last month, and $1.15 more than this time last year. According to AAA, the key driver…Continue Reading

Rome Board of Education meets Tuesday

Rome Board of Education meets Tuesday

October 18, 2021–11:31 a.m. STAFF REPORTS The Rome Board of Education will tackle a number of agenda items when they meet Tuesday. The superintendent will present the attendance report, personnel recommendations, and an update on ESPLOST V. There will be a presentation regarding Hispanic Heritage Month and Rome Middle School Principal Parke Wilkinson will present…Continue Reading

“Most Wanted” suspect in custody

“Most Wanted” suspect in custody

October 18, 2021–11:00 a.m. FLOYD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE A man who was on the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office “Most Wanted” list is now in custody. 29-year old Scotty Michael Craig of Lindale was arrested Friday at a location on Corson Trail. Craig was being sought on warrants charging him with the sale of methamphetamine, trafficking…Continue Reading