The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the unemployment rate for Metro Rome stood at 5.9 percent last month, down from 6.6 percent in July and from 6.5 percent in August 2015.
The Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 4-3 on Wednesday night in the finale of a three game series at Citi Field in New York, allowing the Braves to sweep the Mets. It was Atlanta’s fifth straight victory.
Motorists could soon get some relief from the gas shortages and higher prices at the pump that resulted from a recent pipeline leak in Alabama. Colonial Pipeline has announced that work on the bypass line in place for the damaged pipeline is complete, and service is expected to be restored today.
Armuchee High School will host their 9th annual Armuchee Invitational this Saturday, September 24th. The marching band competition will feature bands from as far away as North Carolina.
Runners and walkers, get ready to dress up as your favorite superhero (or villian) and participate in the Harbin Hero Hustle 5K and Healthwalk, set for Saturday, October 15th in downtown Rome.
Georgia Tech will host No. 5 Clemson tonight in an ACC showdown on Historic Grant Field at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge. Kick off is set for 7:30 pm. Pre-game programming will begin at 5:30 pm.
The Rome Area History Museum will benefit from a Fall ‘Cocktail’ Carnival scheduled for the evening of Thursday, September 29th. It will be held from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm at the home of Gregg and Diane Lewis, dubbed the “Lewis Loft”, at 413 ½ Broad Street in downtown Rome.
The Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 5-4 on Tuesday night in the middle outing of a three-game set at New York’s Citi Field, marking the Braves’ fourth straight win.