Raise the roof: City of Rhome takes out loan after draining building fund

Published Saturday, February 11, 2017
By Racey Burden

With no money left in its building and maintenance fund, Rhome will take out a loan to replace the roof of City Hall.

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Rhome City Council approves city hall repairs

Published Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Hall is free of asbestos and will soon have a new roof.

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Davis resigns from Rhome City Council

Published Saturday, January 7, 2017
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted to approve the resignation of council member Dawn Davis at its Dec. 27 meeting.

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Rhome City Council creates numbered seats

Published Saturday, December 10, 2016
By David Talley

Rhome Mayor Michelle Pittman pushed past a deadlocked vote to change the city's at-large council seats to numbered places Thursday night.

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Rhome City Council approves third water rate increase

Published Saturday, November 26, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted Tuesday to raise water rates 10 cents per 1,000 gallons.

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Here’s your sign; Council, citizens argue again about Taco Casa request

Published Saturday, October 15, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome citizens and council members argued over whether to grant a sign variance request to Taco Casa for more than an hour Thursday night.

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1,000-home development proposed

Published Wednesday, October 5, 2016
By Racey Burden

The city of Rhome held a special meeting Monday night to discuss a proposed housing development that could bring more than 1,000 homes to the area.

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Rhome City Council declines to propose higher tax rate

Published Saturday, August 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

After much discussion, Rhome City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to propose a tax rate of 52.34 cents per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2016-2017.

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Rhome Mayor to appoint new chief

Published Saturday, August 13, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to give consent to the mayor to appoint her choice candidate for chief of police.

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Rhome promotes public works supervisor

Published Saturday, July 30, 2016
By Racey Burden

At their Tuesday meeting, Rhome City Council members voted unanimously to promote Public Works Supervisor Lance Petty to the permanent position of public works director.

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Rhome City Council split on parks board appointment

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome city council members were split on a vote for a parks and recreation board appointment, leaving Mayor Michelle Pittman to make the final decision.

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Rhome pavilion project on hold

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council held a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss the city's ongoing pavilion/civic center project.

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Meeting Preview

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Rhome City Council will meet 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, to discuss the city's pavilion/civic center project.

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City of Rhome searches for new police chief

Published Saturday, June 11, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome Mayor Michelle Pittman announced at Thursday night's council meeting that the job application for chief of police has been posted and will remain open to applicants until June 15.

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Plan details improvements for Rhome streets, water systems

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

The 20-year capital improvement plan (CIP) for the city of Rhome was presented at Tuesday night's council meeting.

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City of Rhome liaison program ended

Published Saturday, May 14, 2016
By David Talley

The city of Rhome will end its council liaison program after a tied vote Thursday evening on a motion to axe the program was offset by Mayor Michelle Pittman.

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Elections: City Council

Published Saturday, April 23, 2016
By Messenger Staff

There are contested council races in six of Wise County's cities in the May 7 election.

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Rhome City Council to move forward with pavilion

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome City Council approved the use of hotel/motel tax funds to finish building the city's pavilion in the park.

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Candidates hash out issues at debate

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2016
By Racey Burden

Rhome mayoral and city council candidates gathered Saturday for a moderated debate at the city's community center.

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Events Preview for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Published Wednesday, April 13, 2016
By Messenger Staff

A debate for Rhome City Council candidates is set for this weekend.

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