A Summerville man was killed in an automobile accident on Georgia Highway 100 in Chattooga County on Thursday.
The Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks will continue their current six game road trip with a stop in Phoenix, Arizona tonight to take on the Suns.
A number of events will make for a busy St. Patrick’s Day weekend (specifically, Saturday) in the Greater Rome area, including the St. PETrick’s Day Parade, the Ginger Pride Walk and the Leprechaun-a-thon 5K and 2 Mile Health Walk.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 in Spring Training action on Wednesday afternoon in Kissimmee, Florida.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Yankees 3-2 in Spring Training action “under the lights” on Thursday night in Tampa, Florida.
The Georgia Department of Labor has announced that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for January was 7.1 percent, up from 6.9 percent in December, but down from 8.1 percent in January 2014.
The Atlanta Hawks opened a road trip out west with a loss to the Denver Nuggets 115-102 on Wednesday night in Denver.
Rick Hurst has been tapped to serve as the next head football coach for Pepperell High School. Hurst has served as head coach at Eastside High School in Newton County since 2005. He was approved to serve as the Pepperell Dragons’ new coach during a called meeting of the Floyd County Board of Education on Tuesday.