The Coosa River Basin Initiative will host its annual River Revelry: A Biodiversity Bash this Saturday evening from 6 pm until 10 pm at Heritage Park in Rome.
The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office CHAMPS program will benefit from an old fashioned Red Back Hymnal benefit singing to be held on Saturday evening. The event is slated to get underway at 7 pm at Shorter Avenue Baptist Church, 1410 Shorter Avenue in Rome.
The Atlanta Falcons lost to the Miami Dolphins 17-6 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida on Thursday night, marking the Falcons’ first pre-season loss of the year. The Dirty Birds will wrap up the NFL pre-season next Thursday night at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta versus the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Rome Braves defeated the Kannapolis Intimidators 2-1 in 10 innings in the finale of a three game series at State Mutual Stadium on Thursday night, marking the Braves’ eighth straight win. The Braves will welcome the Augusta Greenjackets to Rome for a three-game set over the weekend; tonight’s series opener is slated to get underway at 7 pm.
The United Way of Rome and Floyd County will host its 2016 Campaign Kick Off this evening from 5:30 pm until 8 pm in the Special Events Building on the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
It’s time for Friday Night Lights as area high school football teams take the field for week one of the 2016 season.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Thursday night in the finale of a four game set in Phoenix, Arizona, resulting in an even 2-2 split in the series.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate stood at 6.6 percent in July, up from 6.2 percent in June but down from 7.4 percent in July 2015.