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ADDITIONAL RUNNERS AND WALKERS SOUGHT FOR ROMAN RUMBLE TO BENEFIT HARBOR HO– USE

Written by Matt Davis on September 15, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Additional runners and walkers are being sought to participate in the 29th annual Roman Rumble 5K Road Race and 2 Mile Health Walk.  The event is set for this Saturday, September 19th at Ridge Ferry Park as a benefit for Harbor House, The Northwest Georgia Child Advocacy Center.

ATLANTA FALCONS OPEN REGULAR SEASON WITH WIN

Written by Matt Davis on September 15, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Falcons opened their 2015 regular season with a 26-24 upset of the Philadelphia Eagles in Monday Night Football at the Georgia Dome.

AAA:  GAS PRICES DROP ANOTHER SIX CENTS STATEWIDE AND IN GEORGIA

Written by Matt Davis on September 14, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Gas prices dropped another six cents nationwide last week, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the average price per gallon also declined by six cents in Georgia.

ROME CITY COMMISSION TO MEET THIS EVENING

Written by Matt Davis on September 14, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening.  They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm in the Sam King Room of City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome.  That will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm in the commissioners meeting room on the second floor of City Hall.  Both are open to the public.  According to this morning’s Rome News-Tribune, commissioners are expected to hear about the Neighborhood Enhancement Program during their caucus this evening.  The program is intended to connect communites with city government.  Also, Mike Hackett will officially be named the new director of Rome’s Water and Sewer Department during tonight’s meeting.  He succeeds longtime director Leigh Ross.

COOSA RIVER BASIN INITIATIVE TO HOST PADDLE, PARTY TO RAISE FUNDS FOR BOATING TRAIL

Written by Matt Davis on September 15, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

This Wednesday, September 16th is the deadline to register to participate in the Etowah River Water Trail Rodeo to be hosted by the Coosa River Basin Initiative.  The event is set for this Sunday, September 20th, according to a CRBI media release.  It will feature an eight mile paddle on the Etowah from the historic Leake Mound Site in Cartersville to Euharlee.  The paddle will be followed by a dinner provided by Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse, games, a silent and live auction and a kayak giveaway from The Outside World.

BRAVES TO WELCOME BLUE JAYS TO ATLANTA

Written by Matt Davis on September 15, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves were off on Monday night and will return to action tonight with a three game interleague series against the Toronto Blue Jays that continues thru Thursday night at Turner Field.  Julio Teheran is scheduled to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta in tonight’s series opener.  First pitch is set for 7:10 pm.  The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410.  Air time for pre-game programming is 5:55 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.

PRICE:  FLOYD COUNTY IS IN DIRE NEED OF FOSTER HOMES

Written by Matt Davis on September 14, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Floyd County is in dire need of foster homes.  According to Juvenile Court Judge Greg Price, Floyd is ranked the fifth highest county per capita in Georgia with instances of children being removed from their homes.

ATLANTA BRAVES FALL IN EXTRAS TO NEW YORK METS AT THE TED, METS SWEEP

Written by Matt Davis on September 14, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves fell to the National League East-leading New York Mets 10-7 in 10 innings at Turner Field on Sunday, allowing the Mets to complete their first four game sweep of the Braves since 1989.

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