Early voting for the May 24th primary election is currently underway! Floyd County Elections Supervisor Willie Green states that some 89 people cast their ballots on the first day of early voting on Monday; 80 of those were Republicans, while nine were Democrats.
K-Mart on Hicks Drive in Rome is slated to close in early August, according to officials from parent company Sears Holding Corporation. A liquidation sale at the store is scheduled to begin on May 19th. The news follows the recent closure of the Sears store at Mount Berry Square Mall.
Floyd Medical Center has once again received the Healthgrades 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award. This is the third straight year for the hospital to receive the award, placing in the top five percent of hospitals nationwide each of those years, as evaluated by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, according to an FMC media release.
Rain moved into the Rome area on Monday evening, but skies are expected to clear by this evening, according to the National Weather Service.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Mets 4-1 in the opener of a three game series at New York’s Citi Field on Monday night.
The Atlanta Hawks dropped game one of their second round NBA playoff series with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-93 on Monday night in Cleveland.
The Rome Braves split a double header with the Hagerstown Suns in Hagerstown, Maryland on Monday. The Braves won the opener 5-4, while the Suns took the nightcap 4-1.