Chipper Jones is back with the Atlanta Braves! The Braves’ former third baseman has been tapped to serve in an advisory role as a special assistant to baseball operations, it was announced on Thursday.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 5.6 percent, down from 5.7 percent in October and from 6.7 percent in November 2014.
Holiday cheer will fill Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden in Chattooga County this evening during a special event dubbed Christmas Wishes in Paradise. The event will take place from 6 pm until 9 pm. Families are invited to stroll the garden and make their Christmas wishes for the season. In exchange for admission, canned goods will be accepted for donation to the Chattooga County Food Bank.
The Atlanta Hawks ended a three-game losing streak with a 127-106 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at the Philips Arena.
The St. Louis Rams beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-23 in Thursday Night Football in what may be the franchise’s last game in St. Louis.
The number of year-end holiday travelers is expected to top 100 million for the first time on record, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group. This marks a 1.4 percent increase over last year.
The 62nd annual Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament enters day four today.
A Trion man has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with a murder at the Callier Forest Apartments in Rome in September 2014. Kyle Timmons, age 21, received a life sentence with the possibility of parole from Floyd County Superior Court Judge Bryant Durham on Tuesday. Timmons shot and killed 24-year-old Dominique Spear in the parking lot of the Callier Forest Apartments on September 23, 2014. He was found guilty of felony murder and aggravated assault this past October, but was acquitted on a malice murder charge.