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BRAVES FALL TO ROCKIES IN ERROR-LADEN OUTING AT TURNER FIELD

Written by Matt Davis on August 26, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves fell to the Colorado Rockies 5-1 in the middle outing of a three game series at Turner Field on Tuesday night.

FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD TO DISCUSS REPLACEMENT FOR MCDANIEL

Written by Matt Davis on August 25, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Floyd County Board of Education is expected to discuss a potential replacement for Superintendent Jeff McDaniel during a work session on Thursday afternoon.

FINAL TOTALS FROM OPERATION ROLLING THUNDER RELEASED

Written by Matt Davis on August 25, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome Police Department have released final totals from Operation Rolling Thunder, a 60 day high visibility traffic enforcement campaign which drew to a close on August 1, 2015.  The operation was conducted through the combined efforts of the Rome Police Department, Floyd County Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division and different HEAT units from throughout the state.  The goal was to identify problem areas around the community that may have contributed to a recent rise in traffic crashes with serious injuries and even fatalities.

ATLANTA BRAVES SNAP LOSING STREAK WITH WIN OVER COLORADO ROCKIES AT ‘THE TED’

Written by Matt Davis on August 25, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves snapped a seven game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night at Turner Field.

ROME BRAVES DROP SERIES OPENER AT LEXINGTON

Written by Matt Davis on August 26, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Rome Braves were defeated by the Lexington Legends 3-0 in the opener of a four game series in Lexington, Kentucky on Tuesday night.  Game two is set for tonight at 7:05 pm.

CHANGE IN POLITICAL AFFILIATION HAS SOME IMPACT LOCALLY

Written by Matt Davis on August 25, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Though changes in political affiliation may not have as much of an impact locally as they might nationally, they are still changes that necessitate adjustment for some entities.  Such may be the case with the recent announcement by Floyd County Sheriff Tim Burkhalter and Barbara Penson, Floyd County’s Clerk of Superior Court, that they are switching from the Democratic party to the Republican party for the 2016 election.

BIG CAT QUEST TOURNAMENT TO RETURN TO ROME

Written by Matt Davis on August 25, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest National Tournament series is slated to return to Rome this Saturday, August 29th.  Anglers of all skill levels and abilities are invited to participate in the one-day catfish tournament, according to a release from the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau.

MERCEDES-BENZ SIGNS ON AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR ATLANTA FALCONS’ NEW STADIUM

Written by Matt Davis on August 25, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Falcons have announced that Mercedes-Benz will be the title sponsor for their new stadium.  As such, the Falcons’ new home will be dubbed Mercedes-Benz Stadium.  The facility is being constructed near the Falcons’ current home, the Georgia Dome, and is slated for completion in 2017.

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