Historic Downtown Rome has been named this month to USA Today’s list of Idyllic and Historic Main Streets Across the USA. According to a release from the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau, the article profiles the downtown areas in ten communities, noting these “small town gems” and great destinations to visitors looking for a “blast from the past”.
Investigators have ruled that a shooting death that occurred on Sunday night in northern Floyd County was accidental and that no foul play is suspected.
The Rome Braves fell to the Greenville Drive 8-1 in the middle game of a three-game series last night in Greenville, South Carolina.
Floyd County Public Health will team up with local veterinarians to conduct a rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs this Saturday, August 16th from 1 pm until 4 pm in the parking lot of the Floyd County Health Department at 16 East 12th Street in Rome. Animals must be on a leash or in a pet carrier. The cost for the rabies vaccination is $10.
NORTHWEST GEORGIA CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING INVITES THE PUBLIC TO NOT COME TO DON’T COME AT ALL INDEPENDENCE BALL
The Northwest Georgia Center for Independent Living cordially invites you to not come to their first annual Don’t Come At All Independence Ball, An Un-Gala Non-Event that has been extended through the remainder of the summer as a fundraiser for the community-based organization.
The Atlanta Braves fell for the second night in a row to the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 last night at Turner Field, marking the Braves’ 11th loss in the last 13 games.
Georgia Highlands College has joined forces with the University of West Georgia over the summer to implement a new “West in 30” program. According to a GHC media release, the program is designed for freshmen applicants who do not meet freshmen admission requirements at West Georgia. It allows them to transfer their application materials directly to GHC to be considered for admissions. Students can begin their college career at GHC, which does not require SAT/ACT scores for general admission, and then earn a minimum of 30 transferable hours before being eligible to transfer to West Georgia. Students may also remain at GHC to earn their associate’s degrees before transferring to West Georgia.