The 2015 college football season is officially underway!
This Friday will mark the 14th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Local law enforcement is expected to be in attendance for a 9/11 memorial to be hosted by the Rome Exchange Club in front of the Rome Floyd County Law Enforcement Center that morning. Participants will gather at 8:30 am. A chiming of downtown church bells will take place at 8:46 am to coincide with the attack on the North Tower at the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. That will be followed by a wreath-laying, a prayer of remembrance and peace and the Last Alarm.
The 12th annual Rome International Film Festival is slated to get underway on Thursday and is expected to bring film enthusiasts from all over the world to our community.
Local law enforcement will conduct an ALERRT (Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training) exercise today at the Department of Family and Children Services and the Department of Labor government buildings on Riverside Parkway.
The Atlanta Braves’ elation over ending a 12-game losing streak was short-lived as they were blanked by the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 on Tuesday night in the middle outing of a three game series in Philadelphia.
High school football will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 this Friday night.
The Georgia Department of Public Safety has reported that ten people lost their lives on the state’s roads over Labor Day weekend. The 78-hour holiday travel period got underway on Friday evening at 6 pm and ended at midnight on Monday night. Four of those fatalities were investigated by the Georgia State Patrol, while the other six were reported by local agencies.