During their 3rd Annual Fall Conference, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced that the City of Rome had received a $600,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).  This grant will support Rome’s River District Revitalization project, which will upgrade water and sewer infrastructure within the River District to stimulate private investment and redevelopment within the Federal Qualified Opportunity Zone. These funds will be administered through the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA).

The City of Rome takes pride in a heritage of prosperity, and a future focused on providing the community with outstanding services for citizens and for those visiting Rome, Georgia. The city values strong employment, leading education, public safety, supportive culture, and community recreation. Rome welcomes residents and visitors year-round to enjoy activities in the heart of the community, including the Forum River Center and downtown.