Rome News-Tribune




Big Texas Valley Road will be closed in the area of No. 4619 from 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 27, through 4 p.m. Thursday, July 29, while Floyd County Public Works replaces a failed cross drain. Detour will include Texas Valley to Sand Springs to Fouche Gap. Signs are in place.


NWGA Center for Independen­t Living is holding a Spotlight: Whitfield event on Thursday, July 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mack Gaston Community Center, 218 N. Frederick St., Dalton. For informatio­n, contact Christina Holtzclaw at 706-314-0008 or 628-246-1825, or choltzclaw@


The Friends of the Library is hosting a summer silent auction of items in five showcases at the Romefloyd County Library, 205 Riverside Parkway, through Saturday, July 31, at 4 p.m. For a list of items visit the library or the Friends’ webpage at


The Floyd County Republican Women’s meeting will be held at noon Tuesday, Aug. 3, at The Palladium, Coosa Valley Fairground­s, 69 Church St. Guest speakers are U.S. Reps. Jody Hice and Marjorie Taylor Greene. Lunch is at 11:15 a.m. RSVP is required to eat. To RSVP call 706-291-9408, 706-346-2551 or 706-232-0076.

One Community United is sponsoring free movie night at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Movies at Mount Berry Square, 2820 Martha Berry Highway. The features are “The Heights,” “Black Panther,” and “Driving While Black.” The community is invited.

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