Organizers of the 7th annual Harbor House Adult Spell Off are hoping that snow on the ground won’t prevent their event from happening as planned. The Spell Off, sponsored by the Harbin Clinic, is set for Friday, February 27th at 7 pm at the historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome.
Snow did not keep the Atlanta Hawks from hitting the court at the Philips Arena on Wednesday night, and the Hawks emerged as victors over the Dallas Mavericks 104-87.
The United Way of Rome and Floyd County has arrived at the goal of one million dollars for their 2015 fundraising campaign.
Emergency management officials are emphasizing the importance of being prepared for winter weather before it hits. The Floyd County Emergency Management Agency has an app for that. EMA Director Tim Herrington says that the emergency preparedness app now available for smartphones has been well-received around the community. He adds that it offers a wealth of information to those aiming to prepare for disaster before it strikes. Floyd EMA also relays severe weather-related information frequently on Facebook.
The Model Blue Devils’ season came to an end last night with a loss on the road to Swainsboro 59-47 in the quarterfinal round of the Class AA playoffs, effectively ending the Blue Devils’ run in the Georgia High School Association Boys State Basketball Tournament.
A Rome man has been charged with murder in connection with the double homicide that occurred on Terhune Road on January 23rd.