The Atlanta Hawks will be in Minneapolis tonight to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves in NBA action. It will be the second and final meeting between the teams this season; the Hawks won the first outing at the Philips Arena back in February.
The Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority and the Rome Aerials Gymnastics team has announced that Level 9 gymnast Kendal Arasmith has qualified for Region 8 Regionals and has been crowned the 2014 Georgia State Beam Champion. Arasmith will now proceed to the Regionals, which will be held in Kennesaw on April 12th and 13th.
Bullriding will return to the campus of Berry College this Friday evening with the 6th annual Battle on the Mountain hosted by Berry’s Block and Bridle Club. Gates will
open at 6:30 pm, with bullriding slated to begin at 8 pm at the Gunby Equine Center on Berry’s Mountain Campus. There will also be a petting zoo, concessions, and booths run by other animal science clubs that will offer things like face painting.
The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session today. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Commissioners are slated to vote on an intergovernmental agreement between Floyd and Bartow Counties for the joint collaboration of festival events at Kingston Downs. Upcoming events at the venue include the Counterpoint Music Festival and the Atlanta Steeplechase. Both will be held in April.
The Atlanta Braves notched a 12-3
Rome, Georgia is a very culturally diverse community. This attribute will be celebrated at the annual Rome International Festival this Saturday, March 29th from 11 am until 3 pm at Bridgepoint Plaza.
The National Weather Service will offer a Severe Weather Storm Spotter Class next Tuesday, April 1st at the new Rome/Floyd Emergency Operations Center at 409 East 12th Street in Rome. The class, which is open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6 pm and will last approximately two hours. It will cover the elements that make up severe weather and severe weather safety. Everyone that participates will receive certification as a National Weather
Service Severe Weather Spotter.
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Phoenix Suns 102-95 in NBA action last night at the Philips Arena. DeMarre Carroll and Paul Millsap each scored 19 points, while Jeff Teague and Lou Williams each contributed 17 points for the Hawks.