The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session this afternoon. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 1 pm, to be followed by their regular meeting at 2 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Atlanta Hawks closed out a five game road trip out west in victorious fashion as they topped the Utah Jazz, 112-110, last night in Salt Lake City. Kyle Korver led the Hawks in scoring with 26 points. Paul Millsap
added 23 points. Korver and Millsap are former members of the Jazz, along with Atlanta’s DeMarre Carroll.
Though gas prices haven’t spiked yet, they are still on the rise, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, who reports that pump prices rose about three cents from last week nationwide with smaller gains in the southeast.
Did you remember to ‘spring forward’ this past weekend? Just as important, at least according to Georgia’s Insurance and Fire Safety Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens, did you change the batteries in your smoke alarm when you set your clocks forward an hour in observance of Daylight Savings Time? Hudgens says that there have been 33 fire-related deaths in Georgia that he contends could
The Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame inducted three new members during a special ceremony last night at Berry College’s Krannert Center. The 2014 inductees include Jerome Webb, Jerry James and John Sapp.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-1 in Spring Training action yesterday afternoon in Clearwater, Florida. Jason Heyward and Dan Uggla each homered in yesterday’s game. Heyward hit his solo shot off the second pitch of the game by Phillies starter Cliff Lee. Uggla’s two-run homer came in the fourth inning. Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy left the game early due to discomfort around his right elbow and biceps. His early departure followed that of Kris Medlen on Sunday because of a strained right forearm.
The Rome City Commission is slated to meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) in downtown Rome; both are open to the public. Take a look at their full agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.