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FCS Class of 2021 Outscores National, State SAT Averages

FCS Class of 2021 Outscores National, State SAT Averages

September 18th, 2021 – 6:35 PM Floyd County Schools – Floyd County Schools’ (FCS) Class of 2021 outscored State and National averages on the SAT, according to results released this week by the College Board. The FCS Class of 2021 earned an average total score of 1079 on the curriculum-based college entrance and placement exam,…

Floyd County Health Department offering both Flu and COVID shots

Floyd County Health Department offering both Flu and COVID shots

September 18th, 2021 – 6:30 PM Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District – Public health officials with the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District are urging Northwest Georgians to protect themselves, their families, and those around them by getting vaccinated against influenza as the state enters flu season while experiencing a surge of…

[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio updates NWGA on current pandemic situation

[VIDEO] Dr. Voccio updates NWGA on current pandemic situation

September 16th, 2021 – 4:50 PM Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District – Dr. Gary Voccio, health director for the ten-county Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District, updates us on the coronavirus pandemic and immunization progress in Northwest Georgia.  

[VIDEO] Local drivers should “Pull to the Right” for emergency vehicles

[VIDEO] Local drivers should “Pull to the Right” for emergency vehicles

September 16th, 2021 – 4:25 PM Rome Floyd Fire Department – The Rome Floyd Fire Department has made the following public service video announcement to remind drivers in Rome and Floyd county to “Pull to the Right” for emergency vehicles. ***When you hear/see emergency vehicles approaching from behind, please pull to the right. “Seconds matter,…

Rome-Floyd Recycling Center holding recycling event this Saturday

Rome-Floyd Recycling Center holding recycling event this Saturday

September 16th, 2021 – 4:20 PM Floyd County Government – The Rome-Floyd Recycling Center is hosting an event on September 18th, 2021. They will be collecting household hazardous waste and electronics as part of the event’s recycling program. Please note: You MUST have an appointment to participate in this event. Please call 706-291-5266 by this Friday…

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