Today is the final day for early voting in the November 5th general election. It is being offered at the Rome Civic Center on Jackson Hill and at the Floyd County Elections office on the second floor of the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome from 8 am until 5 pm.
College football will take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 tomorrow.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks will play their first home game of the 2013-2014 regular season tonight. They’ll host the Toronto Raptors at 7:30 pm at Philips Arena in a game that will be televised on Sport South.
The Rome Little Theatre seeks to entertain the masses and support a friend tonight with a special Halloween showing of their production of Frankenstein to benefit Holly Moore. Money raised from the show will help off set costs related to Moore’s battle with cervical cancer, which began back in May 2009.
Friday night lights are set to shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field for what will be the second to last week of the regular season for most of those teams. Tune in for Northwest Georgia’s best high school football coverage on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.
The Miami Dolphins beat the Cincinnati Bengals 22-20 in overtime last night in Thursday Night Football. Cameron Wake sacked Andy Dalton for a safety with a little more than six and a half minutes left in that OT to ensure the Dolphins’ victory.
Happy Halloween! Whatever you do to celebrate the holiday, make sure you do it safely. Robert Owens, fire safety educator with the Rome Fire Department, urges parents to carefully supervise their young trick or treaters this evening.
A second suspect has been apprehended in the September 18th armed robbery and assault of a taxi driver. According to a release from the Floyd County Police Department, a male juvenile aged 16 has been charged in connection with the case. His arrest, along with the earlier arrest of 21-year-old Timothy Linell Long, resulted from information received after two composite sketches were released to the public. The sketches were drawn by Kelly Lawson of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.