The St. Louis Rams beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-23 in Thursday Night Football in what may be the franchise’s last game in St. Louis.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 5.6 percent, down from 5.7 percent in October and from 6.7 percent in November 2014.
The number of year-end holiday travelers is expected to top 100 million for the first time on record, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group. This marks a 1.4 percent increase over last year.
Holiday cheer will fill Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden in Chattooga County this evening during a special event dubbed Christmas Wishes in Paradise. The event will take place from 6 pm until 9 pm. Families are invited to stroll the garden and make their Christmas wishes for the season. In exchange for admission, canned goods will be accepted for donation to the Chattooga County Food Bank.
The 62nd annual Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament enters day four today.
The Atlanta Hawks ended a three-game losing streak with a 127-106 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at the Philips Arena.
A Trion man has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with a murder at the Callier Forest Apartments in Rome in September 2014. Kyle Timmons, age 21, received a life sentence with the possibility of parole from Floyd County Superior Court Judge Bryant Durham on Tuesday. Timmons shot and killed 24-year-old Dominique Spear in the parking lot of the Callier Forest Apartments on September 23, 2014. He was found guilty of felony murder and aggravated assault this past October, but was acquitted on a malice murder charge.
Did you know that gemstones such as emerald, sapphire, turquoise and peridot are mined in the United States? They are, and you can learn specifically what gemstones are mined in the US and where via the Kaleidoscope of American Gems exhibit currently on display at the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville.