There is downward pressure at the gas pump but not so much that motorists will notice, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that gas prices are declining by fractions of a penny per day. However, these small declines add up over time. Over the past week, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded dropped by two cents in Georgia.
The Atlanta Hawks edged the New York Knicks 108-107 in an MLK Day outing at Madison Square Garden in New York on Monday. It was the Hawks’ ninth win in their last ten games.
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This is the day when people across the country honor the life and legacy of slain Civil Rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Do you like to sing, dance and/or act? Then you’ll want to participate in the Junior Service League of Rome’s 2017 Follies! A Follies kick-off party will be held tonight at 6 pm in The Well at West Rome Baptist Church, 914 Shorter Avenue. At the party, attendees will have an opportunity to meet the director of the show, Chris Fettig, and get the scoop on audition and rehearsal dates. Auditions are open to anyone ages 18 and up. Kids in kindergarten through 4th grades are also being sought.
Do you lead a non-profit organization that could use a few helping hands? The ladies of the Junior Service League of Rome are ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work for you! The JSL is accepting applications via its Community Partnership Program for the 2017-2018 league year. Through the program, partnership opportunities are offered to 501(c)(3) organizations that have a special interest in helping women and children of Rome and Floyd County.
Honoring the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and passing his message of hope and peace to the next generation – this was the apparent mission of many who participated in the Freedom March held on Broad Street in downtown Rome on Monday. The March was the culmination of the four-day 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday Celebration hosted over the holiday weekend by the MLK Commission of Rome and Floyd County.
The American Red Cross wants your blood! The Red Cross is in the midst of a severe winter blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donations.
The Atlanta Hawks returned to their winning ways with a 111-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday at the Philips Arena. It marked Atlanta’s eighth win in their last nine games.