The Floyd County Police Department has announced the retirement of two longtime officers with 36 years of combined service and experience.
Rome and Floyd County is in the midst of a heat wave, so to speak. The National Weather Service predicts high temperatures around 95 with heat index values as high as 99 for today with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Those warm temperatures and a slight chance of thunderstorms remains in the forecast through the weekend.
The Rome Braves fell to the first-place Savannah Sand Gnats 11-3 last night in the opener of a three game series (and a six game homestand) at State Mutual Stadium.
The wait is almost over for college football fans who are eager for the 2014 season to begin!
The Georgia Department of Labor is slated to help Toyo Tires recruit a number of workers for its manufacturing facility in Bartow County this Saturday, August 23rd from 10 am until 2 pm at the Gordon County Parks and Recreation Center, located at 7494 Fairmount Highway in Calhoun.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 in the middle outing of a three-game set at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park last night, marking the Braves’ fifth straight win.
The Rome Braves have released their 2015 schedule. The Braves will open the season at home on April 9th against the Asheville Tourists. The 2015 promotional calendar and special game times are slated to be announced at a later date.
The Rome City Commission has unanimously agreed to hire two firms to design the Tennis Center of Georgia at Berry College. The job will be completed by Rome based Cevian Design Lab and international company Populous. The 72-court facility will be the largest in the state. It is a 2013 SPLOST-funded project.