The New England Patriots beat the Miami Dolphins 36-7 in Thursday night football at Foxborough, Massachusetts. Tom Brady threw for 356 yards and four touchdowns for the defending Super Bowl champions, who are now 7-0 for the second time in franchise history. The Dolphins are 3-4.
Looking for a safe, friendly atmosphere in which your kids can trick or treat on Halloween? The annual Trick or Treat on Broad Street is set for this Saturday from 1 pm until 3 pm. Downtown business owners will be handing out treats to local youth during that time. Families are advised to check out the scarecrows that line Broad Street as part of the Rome Downtown Development Authority’s Scarecrow Stroll competition and vote for their favorites on the Downtown Rome, Georgia Facebook page.
The 13th annual Rome and Floyd County Empty Bowls benefit is scheduled for Tuesday, November 10th from 5 pm until 7:30 pm at the Rome Civic Center on Jackson Hill. Tickets are currently available for the event at the Rome Visitors Center, according to a release from event organizers. The cost per ticket is $20 through November 3rd; after that, the price increases to $25. Attendees will be treated to a soup and salad dinner and receive a bowl created by a local potter.
The Kansas City Royals handily defeated the New York Mets 7-1 to take a 2-0 lead in the 2015 World Series on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Johnny Cueto limited the Mets to two hits over nine innings to get the win for Kansas City. His complete game was the first by a Royal in the Fall Classic since Bret Saberhagen accomplished that feat in game seven in 1985. Jacob deGrom took the loss for New York. Game three of the best-of-seven series is set for Friday night at Citi Field in New York at 8 pm.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will be on the road to face ACC rival Virginia on Saturday in a game that will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge. Tip off is set for 3 pm in Charlottesville, Virginia. Air time for pre-game programming is 1 pm.
Just a couple of more days remain for Rome voters to cast their ballots early in the November 3rd municipal election. Early voting continues today and Friday from 8 am until 5 pm at the Floyd County Elections Office, located on the second floor of the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome.
The Harbin Clinic’s Dr. Brad Bushnell has been selected to join the society of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES).
The Atlanta Hawks will play their first road game of the 2015-2016 season tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York against the Knicks. Tip off is set for 8 pm. The game will be televised on TNT.