Taking note of the substantial number of new COVID-19 infection cases in Rome and Floyd County, the city and county commissions will hold a called joint meeting on Wednesday to discuss the situation with medical leaders.
Kim Dupree Billue, mayor of White, was elected the new District 1 Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) president at a virtual meeting last week.
Local small business owners are going to have a second opportunity to pick up some City of Rome COVID-19 emergency grants of up to $5,000.
Members of the Cartersville City Council voted unanimously Thursday evening to allow Cartersville Mayor Matt Santini the ability to file an application requesting Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding.
The Rome-Floyd Planning Commission recommended approval of a winery permit application at its Thursday meeting.
Members of the Emerson City Council voted unanimously to adopt the local government’s fiscal year 2021 budget at a special-called meeting Monday evening.
Rome officials may appoint a citizens committee to study the monuments at Myrtle Hill Cemetery as several cities around Georgia are relocating their Confederate statues.
The planning commission recommendations are slated to go before the Rome City Commission or the Floyd County Commission for public hearings and final rulings.
Due to continued concerns with COVID-19, and in order to keep the community safe, the Downtown Dalton Development Authority (DDDA) board and the city of Dalton will not accept or approve event permits in the downtown Dalton district until after July 31.
Dalton Public Works Department Director Andrew Parker said Monday the department could repair crumbling stonework in masonry in city-owned West Hill Cemetery. But he said that because many of the damaged and decaying walls and steps are in a historic district he'd like to work with experts in historic preservation to develop a plan to address that work.