The Floyd County Commission is scheduled to meet in regular session tomorrow (Tuesday). Their 1 pm caucus session will be followed by a 2 pm meeting at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown. You can also view the Floyd County Commission’s agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
Rory McIlroy won the PGA Championship yesterday in Louisville, Kentucky, allowing him to catch his second straight major tournament in the world of golf. With the victory, he became only the fourth player in the last century to win four majors at age 25 or younger.
The Rome Braves beat the Charleston Riverdogs 6-5 in 11 innings yesterday afternoon in the series finale at State Mutual Stadium, allowing the teams to split the four game set at two games apiece.
The Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville will host Night at the Museum VI this Saturday night, August 9th from 6 until 10 pm.
A Centennial Memorial Service to remember First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson will be held this evening at 6 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Rome. It will be followed by a wreath laying presentation at her grave site in Rome’s historic Myrtle Hill Cemetery.
The Atlanta Braves took a 3-1 victory from the Washington Nationals in the series finale between the teams last night at Turner Field, allowing the Braves to take two of three from the Nationals over the weekend.
Saturday night’s the night of the 5th annual State Mutual Insurance Battle of the Bands! The Final Four in the competition will duke it out onstage in a show at the DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome that is set to begin at 7 pm.
Governor Nathan Deal has announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for the month of July totaled nearly $1.49 billion, marking an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, over the month-ended July 2013. Gross tax revenue deposits for the month totaled $1.95 billion for an increase of $101 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to last fiscal year.