Clouds finally gave way to a substantial amount of rainfall over Northwest Georgia on Monday evening, some areas even experienced isolated thunderstorms that led to downed limbs and a few power outages. The National Weather Service has reported that a little more than an inch of rain fell at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field in Armuchee from early Monday morning thru early this morning, with the large majority of that having fallen during the overnight hours.
Attention, Northwest Georgia educators! Would you like to plan a field trip that would be both educational and fun for students and even chaperones? Consider a visit to the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville. The museum offers fossil and mineral galleries, a science in motion exhibit and a state-of-the-art planetarium, as well as a fossil dig and gem panning.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Monday night in the opener of a three game series at San Diego.
A classic World War II aircraft will be brought to Rome for this year’s Wings Over North Georgia air show. The Disabled American Veterans’ AirSupport Team will bring a B-25 Mitchell Bomber to town for the 4th annual air show to be held at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field on Saturday and Sunday, October 3rd and 4th. Kerry Ward with marketing and public relations for the DAV says that the aircraft will be flown as part of the Parade of Veterans scheduled for that Saturday.
US Representative Tom Graves will host a community forum in Rome this Wednesday for the purpose of hearing the concerns of people who live in his 14th Congressional District.
The Rome Braves were blanked by the Charleston Riverdogs 3-0 in the opener of a three game series in Charleston, South Carolina on Monday night. The middle outing of that series is set for tonight at 7:05 pm.
DEMPSEY EXPECTS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE OFFICIALS TO BE PRESENT FOR HO– USE HEARING ON SALES TAX OVERPAYMENT
State Representative Katie Dempsey of Rome expects officials from the Georgia Department of Revenue to be present for a hearing to be hosted on Tuesday by the House Ways and Means Committee for the purpose of discussing overpayment of sales tax in Rome and Floyd County. Local leaders also plan to be in Atlanta for the meeting, which is set for 1:30 pm in room 606 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building.