The Rome Braves fell to the Lexington Legends 7-2 in the middle outing of a three game series in Lexington, Kentucky on Wednesday. The series finale between the teams is scheduled for tonight at 7:05 pm.
The First Friday concert series will return to downtown Rome this weekend. The series, in its 17th season, will open with a Broad Street Block Party this Friday, May 1st on the 200, 300 and 400 blocks of Broad Street. The party will begin at 7 pm and will feature the music of Curiosity Shoppe and Babe’s Bayou, according to Amanda Carter with Rome’s Downtown Development Authority.
Troy Brock is officially the Rome Fire Department’s new Chief. His appointment was announced last week by the City of Rome. It was approved by the Rome City Commission on Monday night.
Floyd County employees will receive a $500 pay raise, effective June 1st. The measure was approved on Tuesday by the Floyd County Commission. According to this morning’s Rome News-Tribune, the pay raise for county employees is being accompanied by a starting salary of $30,000 for new law enforcement officers.
Pepperell High School students and sponsors are slated to be recognized by the Teens in the Driver Seat program this Thursday, April 30th at 1:30 pm for their efforts to prevent teen driver crashes through the TDS program.