Ribbon cutting held for new recycling center

January 12, 2019--2:24 p.m.


On Saturday, the Rome-Floyd Recycling Center hosted a community open house for the newly completed 2013 SPLOST funded Recycling Center located at 412 Lavender Drive.

Floyd County Public Works Director Michael Skeen and his staff welcomed the group with tours of the new facility after Floyd County Vice Chair Wright Bagby and Rome City Commissioner Sundai Stevenson performed the official ribbon cutting. 


More pictures from the event

Tour of Center—Public Works Director Michael Skeen gives Vice Chair Bagby and other local citizens a tour of the facility.

Recycling Employees—(L-R) Recycling Tech Sean Howard, Recycling Manager Tom Benefield, Assistant Recycling Manager Kenny Woodard, and Detail Officer LeWayne Pelfrey with Rome-Floyd Recycling Center mascot ReRe.

Calhoun Police was involved in a Tuesday morning chase that began on North Wall Street and came to an end on I-75 after the officer involved crashed his patrol car.
The University of Alabama head football coach paid a visit to Darlington during a recruiting trip to Georgia.
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Rome High Varsity Football Coach John Reid was named by the National Federation of State High School Coaches Association as the 2018 Georgia High School Coach of the Year.
Georgia DOT Maintenance crews have started work on repairing the deteriorating edges of pavement on State Route 101, SR 53 and SR 20 in Floyd County.
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An 18-wheeler carrying wood chips overturned Monday afternoon on Alabama Highway between Highway 100 North and Old River Road.
The GBI led an investigation into the actions of the two former officers who are accused of being in possession of illegal steroids.
A man is accused of stealing a forklift and a woman is charged with drug possession.
Monday morning a deputy with the Floyd County Sheriff's Office was involved in a car wreck on I-75 in Cobb County while transporting two inmates to another facility.