The 2014 high school football season is in full swing, along with the weekly broadcast of the Northwest Georgia High School Football Game of the Week on 95.7 FM The Ridge. In this week’s on-air match-up, Model will travel to Bremen for a battle of the Blue Devils. The game is set for Friday night at 7:30 pm.
Gas prices are the cheapest they’ve been to start the month of September since 2010, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which states that compared to this time last year, the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 14 cents cheaper. The price is 19 cents cheaper in Florida, 16 cents cheaper in Tennessee and 14 cents cheaper in Georgia.
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. Commissioners are expected to get an update on the search for a new assistant city manager to replace Sammy Rich, who was promoted to Rome City Manager upon the retirement of John Bennett at the end of June. Take a look at the Rome City Commission’s agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Atlanta Braves were blanked by the Miami Marlins 4-0 in the series finale between the teams yesterday afternoon at Miami’s Marlins Park, allowing the Marlins to take two of three from the Braves over the weekend.
Former UGA football standout Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions took a 35-14 win over the New York Giants in Monday Night Football last night in the Motor City. Stafford went 22 of 32 for 346 and scored two touchdowns.
The 11th annual Rome International Film Festival wrapped up yesterday. The four-day festival featured more than 60 films from all over the world that were screened at the historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome.
The Atlanta Falcons opened the 2014 season with an exciting 37-34 win over the New Orleans Saints in overtime yesterday at the Georgia Dome.