The Floyd County Commission is slated to meet in regular session today. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 4:30 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Take a look at Commissioners’ agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The National League East Champion Atlanta Braves returned home to Turner Field rather quietly last night with a 5-0 shut out loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in the first game of the Braves’ final home stand for the regular season.
Area high school football teams will take the field for week five of the 2013 season this Friday night. Tune in for Northwest Georgia’s best high school football coverage on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.
The 7 Hills 3 Rivers Adventure Race is set for tomorrow (Saturday, September 21st). In the race, competitors will run, bike and paddle to raise funds for the Coosa River Basin Initiative.
Now that the season of autumn is here, perhaps you are in search of the perfect place to see autumn leaves. Connect with Georgia’s State Parks. They now offer a “Leaf Watch” travel planner which can be accessed online at www.georgiastateparks.org/LeafWatch/Best-Parks.
In college football, Georgia Tech’s Yellow Jackets look for a ‘white-out’ of ACC rival Virginia Tech this Thursday night at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The Jackets are undefeated so far in the 2013 season; they are 3-0 overall and 2-0 in the ACC. They hope to continue their winning ways in Thursday night’s game, which is set for 7:30 pm. Catch all the action of the showdown between the Jackets and the Hokies on WLAQ AM 1410, Rome’s home for Georgia Tech football. Air time for pre-game programming is 5:30 pm.
Floyd County Public Health, in conjunction with local veterinarians, will conduct a rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs tomorrow (Saturday, September 21st) from 9 am until 1 pm in the parking lot of the health department, located at 16 East 12th Street in Rome.
A three-year-old girl has passed away from injuries sustained in an incident on Tuesday. Ella Camp was pronounced dead at Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital on Thursday morning. Police responded to a call at Floyd Medical Center on Tuesday at about noon related to traumatic head injuries young Ella had suffered. Her death is believed to be no accident.