November 1, 2020–8:30 p.m.
On Sunday, the Democratic Party of Georgia will host a virtual press conference with Rome Democrats ahead of Donald Trump’s rally in Rome on Sunday night.
A couple of area residents say they have been personally affected by what was called the president’s failed response to the COVID-19 pandemic shared their stories.
Roman Terrell Shaw spoke about the funeral of a former student who died from COVID-19.
Jessie Reed, also of Rome, spoke about the struggles her family had gone through after her husband contracted Coronavirus.
Floyd County Democrats had scheduled a rally on Broad Street Sunday afternoon but it was canceled because they were unable to secure a police presence for the event because of the airport rally.