A trio of Atlanta Hawks will be included on the Eastern Conference roster in the 2015 NBA All Star Game. Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were named All Star reserves on Thursday. Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer will lead the Eastern Conference team in this year’s All Star Game, which is set for Sunday, February 15th in New York City.
Super Bowl Sunday is just two days away! The defending champion Seattle Seahawks will face the New England Patroits in Super Bowl 49 this Sunday night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Kick off is set for 6:30 pm. The game will be televised on NBC.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for December stood at 6.8 percent, up from 6.7 percent in November but down from 7.7 percent in December 2013.
The sale of News Publishing Company, the parent company of the Rome News-Tribune, to Marietta-based Times-Journal Incorporated has been approved in US Bankruptcy Court. Judge Mary Grace Diehl approved the $3.05 million sale on Wednesday. The transfer will become effective on Sunday, according to this morning’s Rome News.
The red hot Atlanta Hawks aim to extend their franchise record for consecutive wins to 18 tonight as host to the Portland Trailblazers.
A suspect has been named in the shooting incident in South Rome that resulted in a fatality on Tuesday.
Parke Wilkinson has been tapped to serve as the Principal of the new Anna K. Davie Elementary School during the 2015-2016 school year. The Rome City Schools made the announcement on Wednesday. Wilkinson is currently the Principal of East Central Elementary School.
The Atlanta Hawks extended their franchise record for consecutive wins to 17 straight games with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night at the Philips Arena in Atlanta.