The Valley and Ridge Gem and Mineral Show will return to The Forum in downtown Rome this Friday thru Sunday, March 20th thru 22nd. It is being presented by the Rome Georgia Mineral Society.
Georgia Highlands College’s men’s basketball team will open play in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Men’s National Basketball Championship today in Hutchinson, Kansas. They’ll face Butler Community College at 11 am Eastern.
The Atlanta Braves settled for a 2-2 tie with the Houston Astros in Spring Training action at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Florida on Monday.
Gas prices fell for the eighth consecutive day on Sunday, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the national average price for a gallon of gasoline is nearly three cents cheaper than a week ago, but 18 cents more expensive than last month. Regardless, Sunday’s average price of $2.43 is $1.27 less than the peak price last year, saving motorists over $19 for a full tank of gas.
Three students from the Floyd County Schools have been selected to participate in the 2015 Governor’s Honors program. According to a Floyd County Schools media release, those selected include Marcus Wilder, a junior at Armuchee High School; Sam Bryant, a sophomore at Model High; and Makayla Keasler, a junor also at Model High.
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Sacramento Kings 110-103 on Monday night in Sacramento, California, allowing the Hawks to set a franchise record with their 23rd win on the road this season.
Floyd County Police are in search of a suspect in the death of a man who was shot while driving and crashed into a West Rome home on Saturday evening.
US Senator David Perdue is calling for Congressional approval over ongoing nuclear negotations with Iran. Perdue, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, agrees with Isreal prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu that this is not just a matter of our Middle Eastern or US security, but of global security. He is concerned that current negotiations may pave the way for Iran to have nuclear capability.