VIDEO: Rome and Floyd County celebrate the New Year with fireworks

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023–3:11 p.m.

STAFF REPORTS

The pedestrian footbridge was a popular viewing spot for the New year’s Eve Fireworks Extravaganza (Photo by Mike Colombo – Atrium Health Floyd

The Independence Day fireworks celebration is always a big draw in Rome, but this year, there were fireworks to celebrate the New Year.

According to a news release from Atrium Health Floyd:

The New Year’s Eve Fireworks Extravaganza was presented Saturday evening through a partnership between Atrium Health Floyd and Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation. More than 800 shells were fired off for the 13-minute show.

Atrium Health Floyd and Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation have agreed to a sponsorship covering several other big events, including the July Fourth Fireworks and Patriotic Party in Ridge Ferry Park, the Leprechaun-a-thon 5K Road Race and Health Walk in March and another road race and health walk in the fall.

The fireworks were launched from atop Jackson Hill making them viewable from all over town. (Photo by Mike Colombo – Atrium Health Floyd)
New Year’s Eve revelers could also get a good view of the fireworks from Broad Street (Photo by David Crowder – WRGA News)
Photo by Mike Colombo – Atrium Health Floyd

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