The joint Rome/Floyd County Solid Waste Commission is going to take a long look at finances and a new rate study before the end of the year.
The City of Rome has agreed to move forward with Phase 2 of an energy savings project with Georgia Power.
The Office of Downtown Development and the Business Improvement District are excited to announce two new Halloween events. In lieu of the regular Downtown Trick or Treat event, downtown businesses are offering the Downtown Rome Candy Crawl and Halloween Movie Night.
The Rome City Commission is slated to get a presentation Monday night on the costs and savings that would flow from an upgrade to the lighting at government facilities.
Seven of the nine city commissioners sat around a conference table with at least seven residential developers Tuesday to consider ways to meet a critical need for workforce housing in Rome and Floyd County.
F&P Georgia is growing again. The auto parts manufacturer in the Floyd County Industrial Park off US 27 South announced plans for growth over the next three years during a meeting of the Rome-Floyd County Development Authority Tuesday morning.
City commissioners voted to amend a citywide curfew for minors, giving law enforcement more latitude on when to give a warning and when to make an arrest.
According to Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Director Todd Wofford, they’re planning on opening the playground on Halloween to coincide with their drive-thru truck or treat event. Once the equipment arrives, the staff will begin to inventory all the pieces to make sure everything is ready for construction.
Proposed annexations of the Celanese/Riverside, Horseleg Estates and Honeysuckle Ridge communities could cost the Floyd County school system between $800,000 and $1 million a year.
The Rome-Floyd Planning Commission backed both rezoning applications on its agenda, but decided to table the Unified Land Development Code amendments after long discussions about their wording.