Fall’s Finest Festival, the 67th annual Coosa Valley Fair, opens today at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds in Rome. It continues through Saturday.
The 20th annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cook Off is scheduled for this Saturday, October 10th at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome.
The Seattle Seahawks edged the Detroit Lions 13-10 in Monday Night Football at Seattle.
A trio of local businesses is joining forces to assist flood victims in South Carolina. Donations will be accepted this Thursday from 7 am until noon at Cartridge World/Rome Cleaners at 712 Broad Street and Servicemaster on Highway 411. Water and cleaning supplies are among the items sought. For more information, call Missy Alford on her cell at (706) 331-1630 or in office at (706) 234-9465.
The Georgia Department of Labor continues its mission to help McDonald’s fill several managerial positions for restaurants in Rome, Cartersville, Acworth and Kennesaw.
Major League Baseball’s postseason will begin tonight as the New York Yankees host the Houston Astros in the American League’s Wild Card Game. First pitch is slated for 8 pm at Yankee Stadium. Television coverage will be provided on ESPN.
The price of gasoline rose an average of about a cent during the past weekend though prices leveled off over the weekend, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the national average price of $2.29 is the cheapest for this date since 2004.