Governor Nathan Deal officially signed into law last week a bill that will legalize low-THC cannabis oil for medical conditions such as seizures.
The Rome Braves fell to the Augusta Greenjackets 5-3 in the opener of a four game series on Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium. That series continues with game two tonight at 7 pm.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the unemployment rate for Metro Rome stood at 7.0 percent in March, up slightly from 6.9 percent in February but down a full percentage point from 8.0 percent in March 2014.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s ban on outdoor burning will take effect on May 1st for 54 counties across the state.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Mets 6-3 on Thursday afternoon at Citi Field in Flushing, New York, allowing the Mets to complete a three-game sweep of the Braves. It was the Mets’ 11th straight win.
A former Rome Floyd County Business Inspection employee has been accused in the theft of over $121,000.
A number of House Bills sponsored by State Representative Katie Dempsey of Rome have received final passage and now await approval by Governor Nathan Deal.