Are you planning a vacation for this Spring or Summer, but you’re on a budget? Consider a trip to one of Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites. They offer affordable options with activities for the entire family, according to Public Affairs Coordinator Kim Hatcher, who says that state parks extend modern-day amenities to visitors. But you better make your reservations well in advance. Spaces fill very quickly.
The Rome Police Department is pleased to announce that St. Patrick’s Day weekend 2015 resulted in zero fatalities within the city limits. An RPD media release reveals that there were 40 traffic accidents during that time span, with 19 injuries. Only one of these accidents was DUI related; it resulted in two serious injuries.
The Atlanta Braves picked up a 14-10 Spring Training victory over the Houston Astros on Monday afternoon at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Florida.
A free community clean-up event will be held in Lindale this Saturday, March 28th. It is being hosted by Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful, Floyd County government and Restoration Lindale, Incorporated.
Filming for ABC Studios production of “The Kingmakers” continues over the next few days in several locations throughout Rome, Cave Spring and Floyd County. Traffic is anticipated to be affected by it, according to the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau.
An Alabama truck driver has netted a $150,000 top prize from the Georgia Lottery in Floyd County.
The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline remained relatively stable last week, though prices around the southeast fell by as much as a nickel, according to AAA, The Auto Group, who states that the average price for gas dropped two cents in Florida, four cents in Tennessee and five cents here in Georgia.
The Rome City and Floyd County Commissions each have meetings to start this work week.