The Hospitality House for Women, Incorporated has organized a panel discussion, along with Berry College, to shed light on issues raised by the film “Fifty Shades of Grey” and the series of books by the same name.
LOCAL TEAMS’ SEASONS DRAW TO AN END, WHILE OTHERS REMAIN ALIVE IN STATE HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS
The Coosa Eagles’ and the Darlington Lady Tigers’ seasons have drawn to a close, while the Calhoun Lady Jackets remain alive in the Georgia High School Association State Basketball Tournament.
Gas prices rose by another four cents last week, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the current national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.29. Motorists are now paying 26 cents more per gallon since prices hit a low of $2.03 on January 26th.
The Rome City and Floyd County Commissions each have meetings to start this work week.
The annual Friends for Life Banquet, sponsored by the Pregnancy Center of Rome, is scheduled for this Thursday, February 26th at 6:30 pm at The Forum in downtown Rome. It will feature a “Mystery Speaker”, an internationally acclaimed personality.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were edged by No. 17 Louisville 52-51 in men’s basketball on Monday night in Atlanta. The Cardinals overcame a 13 point deficit with less than 10 minutes remaining in the game to take the victory.
Legendary singer and musician Jimmy Hall will perform at The Forum in downtown Rome on Saturday, March 7th.
Winter weather persists in the local forecast. A Winter Weather Advisory issued by the National Weather Service remains in effect through 10 am this morning with the potential for freezing rain in the area. Another Winter Weather Advisory is slated to take effect at 2 am and remain in effect through 11 am on Tuesday. This area could see some snow, though not much if any.