It won’t be too long until football season arrives. It will be the first year of football for Berry College. Head Coach Tony Kunczewski told Randy Davis last Friday on WLAQ’s Later This Morning in Rome that he looks forward to some formidable opponents in the Southern Athletic Association of the NCAA Division III. He likens the conference to the Ivy League.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the Miami Marlins 6-2 yesterday afternoon in the series finale between the teams at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida.
Take advantage of the final days of the annual Christmas in July Sale at the Hospitality House Thrift Store, located in the IGA Shopping Center on Shorter Avenue in West Rome. The sale began last week and continues thru this Saturday, July 13th.
The Floyd County Schools will hold two Title I district-wide meetings on Thursday, July 18th at the Floyd County Board of Education at 600 Riverside Parkway in Rome. The first will be held at noon, with the second to be held in the evening at 6 pm, according to a release from the Floyd County Schools.
Heavy rain has been forecast for today, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS predicts a 70 percent chance of heavy rain for today with highs around 87. New rainfall amounts of between a quarter and a half an inch are possible.
The Rome Braves were crushed by the Lakewood Blueclaws 9-1 yesterday afternoon in game two of a three game series at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Do you have a child who is theatrically inclined? You will want to sign them up for the Young Actor’s Camp to be hosted by the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation and the Rome Little Theatre. The camp is set for July 15th thru July 26th. Camp sessions will be held Monday thru Friday from 9 am until 3 pm.
Flood warnings remain in effect for area waterways following the recent downpours in Northwest Georgia. The National Weather Service reports that