Fall’s Finest Festival, the 66th annual Coosa Valley Fair continues into day three today. It will be Senior Citizens Day at the Fair. Free admission will be offered to those age 55 and older from 1 pm until 5 pm. The Miss Senior Coosa Valley Fair pageant will be held at 1 pm for ages 50 and up. Gates will open to the public at 5 pm with $20 armbands available for unlimited rides until the fair closes tonight. The Little Miss Coosa Valley Fair pageant for ages six to 17 is set for 7 pm.
Berry College will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Mountain Day this weekend. Over 8,000 alumni and friends of the college are expected to attend the event this Friday and Saturday, according to a Berry media release.
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Area high school football teams will take the field for week six of the 2014 season tomorrow night.
The month of October has arrived, and that means that the state’s burn ban has been lifted. The burn ban for 54 Georgia counties, including Floyd County, was lifted yesterday, paving the way for area residents to burn their outdoor yard debris.
A Floyd County man who reportedly set fire to his business in Armuchee business was arrested yesterday by Floyd County Police.
The San Francisco Giants blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 last night in the National League Wild Card Game at Pittsburgh. The Giants were lifted to victory in part by a grand slam from Brandon Crawford in the top of the fourth inning. It was the first ever playoff grand slam by a shortstop in MLB history. Madison Bumgarner got the win for San Francisco after pitching a complete game, giving up just four hits and striking out 10. Edinson Volquez took the loss for Pittsburgh. The Giants now proceed to the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals. Game one is set for tomorrow in DC.
The Coosa Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited is in search of a few good teams to compete in their 19th annual Chili Cook Off. The event is set for Saturday, October 11th at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome. TU’s Bobby Bell urges those who think they have what it takes to be this year’s “Chili Champs” to enter the contest. Entry forms, along with rules and regulations, are available online at www.coosavalley.tu.org.