A transportation funding bill has been passed by the Georgia General Assembly and now awaits passage by Governor Nathan Deal. The bill is anticipated to raise $900 million through gas taxes and new fees on electric cars and hotel visits.
Heritage First Bank in Rom has been honored by Coral Gables, Florida-based Bauer Financial with the latter’s coveted 5-Star Superior rating. Bauer Financial is a bank rating firm that has been evaluating and rating financial institutions since 1983.
The Atlanta Braves lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 9-2 in Spring Training action down in Clearwater, Florida on Wednesday afternoon.
The Northwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross has extended its “Heroes” fundraising campaign through the month of April. Executive Director Jeffrey Putnam says that his volunteers need more time to reach their $50,000 goal, as they are about halfway towards reaching that goal.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative will host their inaugural Green Gala tonight at Barnsley Gardens Resort in Adairsville. Executive Director David Tucker says that the event will include dinner, live and silent auctions and the presentation of the organization’s first-ever Greenie Awards.
Darlington School’s Head of School Brent Bell has announced that Tannika Wester has been named Director of Communications, effective July first.
A total lunar eclipse is expected to occur early Saturday morning, and the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville will hold a special viewing event for the occasion. The event is slated for 6 am until 9:45 am and will be held whether skies are clear or cloudy.
The Atlanta Hawks closed out the month of March with a loss to the Detroit Pistons 105-95 on the road on Tuesday night.