The Coosa River Basin Initiative will take a look at 2013 in review and discuss plans for the year 2014 at its Annual Membership Meeting tonight. The event will be held at 6:30 pm at the Rome-Floyd ECO River Education Center.
Look for chilly temperatures and possibly some snow during the first part of this work week. The National Weather Service is calling for a 30 percent chance of snow for the Greater Rome area for Tuesday afternoon and on into Tuesday night. Overnight temperatures will once again be in the teens for the next few nights; that, combined with gusty winds, could lead to wind chill values of below zero. A winter storm watch is anticipated for other areas of the state.
Berry College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams split a pair of Southern Athletic Association matches with Centre College at home yesterday afternoon.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at Commissioners’ agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Rome Braves will play host to a homecoming of sorts this evening at its annual Hot Stove Gathering. A number of former players will be in town for this year’s Gathering,
with Jonathan Schuerholz heading up the list as the team’s new field manager for 2014. Schuerholz played for the Rome Braves during the team’s inaugural season in 2003, the year that Rome won the South Atlantic League Championship.
The Atlanta Hawks will be in Oklahoma City tonight to take on the Thunder. It will be the second and final meeting between the teams this season. The Hawks fell to the Thunder in the series opener in Atlanta back in December.