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Floyd Board of Elections to Hold Special Meeting on May 31st

Floyd Board of Elections to Hold Special Meeting on May 31st

May 27th, 2022 – 2:50 PM Floyd County Board of Elections and Registration – The Floyd County Board of Elections and Registration will hold a Special Called Meeting on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at the new Floyd County Election Center, located at 18 East 12th Street, Rome. The purpose of the special called meeting is to…

Atrium Health Floyd names new CFO, & Vice President of Finance

Atrium Health Floyd names new CFO, & Vice President of Finance

May 27th, 2022 – 2:45 PM Press Release – Phil Wheeler has been named chief financial officer at Atrium Health Floyd. He will assume his new position on May 31, Kurt Stuenkel, executive vice president of Atrium Health and president and CEO of Atrium Health Floyd, announced Thursday. Wheeler has served as CFO at Wellstar…

[VIDEO] 13th Annual Fairview School BBQ Fundraiser

[VIDEO] 13th Annual Fairview School BBQ Fundraiser

Ethan Garrett – WRGA News Digital News Editor & Video Reporter – The Fairview School Restoration Project hosted its 13th Annual Fairview School BBQ on Friday at the Rome Civic Center. *Check out the WRGA News video recap of the event in the video above.

Floyd EMS will be the designated ambulance service in Chattooga County

Floyd EMS will be the designated ambulance service in Chattooga County

May 26, 2022–6:06 p.m. NEWS RELEASE Floyd Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will become Chattooga County’s official emergency medical service provider beginning in August 2022. County Commissioner Blake Elsberry announced the agreement Thursday, just weeks after Atrium Health Floyd gained approval from the Georgia Department of Community Health to build a freestanding emergency department (FSED) in…

Kemp Signs Executive Orders to Extend Suspension of Gas Tax

Kemp Signs Executive Orders to Extend Suspension of Gas Tax

May 26th, 2022 – 1:45 PM State of Georgia Press Release – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed two executive orders to alleviate the financial burden placed on Georgians due to inflation, and also to renew efforts to address supply chain issues. In Executive Order 05.26.22.02, Governor Kemp has extended the temporary suspension of the…

Georgia DOT suspending lane closures Memorial Day weekend

Georgia DOT suspending lane closures Memorial Day weekend

May 26th, 2022 – 1:38 PM Press Release – To allow for the anticipated increase in Memorial Day weekend traffic congestion, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) announced today the suspension of lane closures on Georgia interstates and state routes beginning Friday, May 27 at 12 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 31.  While…

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