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11 apply for chief elections clerk job

11 apply for chief elections clerk job

April 13, 2021–9:00 p.m. STAFF REPORTS So far, 11 people have applied for the Floyd County chief elections clerk job. During Tuesday’s elections board meeting, chair Dr. Melanie Conrad gave a brief update. The deadline for applications is April 24. Meanwhile, qualifying for this fall’s municipal elections will be the week of August 16. Three…

Forrest statue to be moved to history center

Forrest statue to be moved to history center

April 13, 2021–8:41 p.m. STAFF REPORTS The Nathan Bedford Forrest statue that used to stand at Myrtle Hill Cemetery is going to be permanently relocated to the Rome Area History Center. Rome City Commissioner Jamie Doss said city staff and the history center are making the recommendation. A seven-member interpretation advisory committee is working on…

GHC virtual career fair to feature more than 20 employers

GHC virtual career fair to feature more than 20 employers

April 13th, 2021 – 5:25 PM Georgia Highlands College – Georgia Highlands College’s (GHC) upcoming Spring Virtual Career Fair will feature more than 20 local employers with career options in healthcare, finance and more. The event is free and open to the public and available via Zoom on April 15. While the event will be…

Two Right Lanes of I-75 Southbound Closed Wednesday

Two Right Lanes of I-75 Southbound Closed Wednesday

April 13th, 2021 – 2:20 PM Georgia Department of Transportation – Weather permitting, GDOT Maintenance crews will be resurfacing a portion of I-75 in Adairsville Wednesday. The work will close two right southbound lanes, and motorists should expect delays during that time. WHEN: Wednesday, April 14 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Two right lanes of…