The 20th annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cook Off is scheduled for this Saturday, October 10th at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome.
The Seattle Seahawks edged the Detroit Lions 13-10 in Monday Night Football at Seattle.
Fall’s Finest Festival, the 67th annual Coosa Valley Fair, opens on Tuesday and will continue through Saturday at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds in Rome. The deadline to purchase discounted armbands for the fair at www.coosavalleyfair.com is tonight at midnight. Doing so can result in savings of up to $9 per band.
The Georgia Department of Labor continues its mission to help McDonald’s fill several managerial positions for restaurants in Rome, Cartersville, Acworth and Kennesaw.
Major League Baseball’s postseason will begin tonight as the New York Yankees host the Houston Astros in the American League’s Wild Card Game. First pitch is slated for 8 pm at Yankee Stadium. Television coverage will be provided on ESPN.
The price of gasoline rose an average of about a cent during the past weekend though prices leveled off over the weekend, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the national average price of $2.29 is the cheapest for this date since 2004.
Today is the deadline to register to vote in the November 3rd municipal election. This can be done at any Georgia Department of Driver Services office or at your local elections office. The Floyd County Elections Office is located at 12 East Fourth Street in downtown Rome. For more information, call (706) 291-5167.