August 17, 2021–6:19 a.m.
The qualifying period for candidates seeking seats on the Rome City Commission and Rome Board of Education continues until Friday.
On the first day of qualifying Monday, For Rome City Commission, Elaina Beeman was the only qualifier.
For the school board, incumbents Melissa Davis, Will Byington, and John Uldrick qualified as did Tracy McDew and Pascha Burge
The municipal election is on November 2.