The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session today. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 1:30 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 2 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Both are open to the public. Take a look at the Commission’s agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Rome Braves closed out their 2015 season with a loss to the Hickory Crawdads 5-4 on Monday in Hickory, North Carolina. The Braves ended the second half of the season with 27 wins and 43 losses and in last place of the South Atlantic League’s Southern Division.
The 2015 First Friday concert series will conclude tonight at Bridgepoint Plaza. This month’s free concert will feature the music of Broad & Third and is set to get underway at 7 pm.
The Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to put safety first over Labor Day weekend.
The Atlanta Braves saw a 12-game losing streak come to an end as they beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 in the opener of a three game series in Philadelphia on Monday night.
Local residents were given a glimpse into what it’s like to live in poverty during the Rome Floyd County Poverty Simulation held on Thursday night at the Willingham Gym on Division Street. Participants were assigned roles and worked through a series of stations designed to simulate the situations faced by those living in poverty.
Friday night lights are set to shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field for week two of the 2015 season.