Friday night lights are set to shine as the curtain rises on the 2015 season for many area high school football teams tonight.
The Rome Braves opened a four game series at State Mutual Stadium with a loss to the Asheville Tourists, 3-1 in 10 innings on Thursday night. Game two of that series is set for tonight at 7 pm.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 6.0 percent, down from 6.1 percent in June and from 7.2 percent in July 2014.
Harbin Clinic Executive Director Kenna Stock presented a check for $2,000 to The Free Clinic of Rome on Wednesday morning in honor of the clinic’s having won the HarbinDimeTime contest on Facebook, as revealed in a Harbin media release.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the Chicago Cubs 7-1 in the opener of a four game series at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Thursday night.
NFL preseason action continues tonight for the Atlanta Falcons as they head to New York to take on the Jets. Kick off is slated for 7:30 pm. The regular season begins for the Falcons on September 14th at home versus the Philadelphia Eagles.
Rome City Commissioner Buzz Wachsteter has announced his bid to run for re-election to his Ward 1 post in November. He stated in a release sent to local media on Wednesday that he plans to file the necessary papers with the City Clerk on Monday, August 31st.