It’s Georgia Cities Week, and the City of Rome is joining in this observation with a number of activities throughout the week.
Increases in the price at the gas pump over the past week were triggered by the most expensive oil of 2015, and prices could continue to climb this week, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which states that the national average price of regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.45 per gallon, up six cents since last Sunday. The price rose by nine cents in Georgia.
US Representative Tom Graves, who represents Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, voted last week to support the Death Tax Repeal Act (HR 1105), a measure intended to repeal the estate tax, also known as the death tax.
The Floyd County Police Department’s investigative division is seeking information about a man who was found unconscious on the side of the road in Armuchee on Saturday.
The Atlanta Hawks picked up a 99-92 victory over the Brooklyn Nets at the Philips Arena on Sunday evening in game one of their opening-round NBA playoff series.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday at the Rodgers Centre in Toronto, Canada, allowing the Braves to take two of three from the Jays in the interleague series between the teams over the weekend.
The Rome Braves’ outing against the Augusta Greenjackets scheduled for Sunday in Augusta was postponed due to rain. Saturday’s game was also postponed. Both will be made up as part of double headers at State Mutual Stadium this Friday and Sunday.