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MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVED NATIONWIDE, KICKS OFF SUMMER

Written by Matt Davis on May 29, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Of course, yesterday was Memorial Day, and our nation’s fallen soldiers were honored by folks all around the country and right here in Northwest Georgia.  Memorial Day is formerly known as Decoration Day, and it is a holiday that originated after the American Civil War as a day to honor Union soldiers that died in that war.  By the 20th century, the observance grew to include soldiers that died in all wars.

FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOLS SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM BEGINS TODAY

Written by Matt Davis on May 29, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Now that school’s out for local students, many parents are wondering how to make sure their kids have nutritious meals over the summer.  The US Department of Agriculture is partnering with local communities to serve free meals for children, and the Floyd County Schools are teaming with local churches and organizations to meet the needs of area children.

ATLANTA BRAVES’ LOSE EIGHT IN A ROW WITH MEMORIAL DAY LOSS TO ST. LOUIS CARDINALS AT TURNER FIELD

Written by Matt Davis on May 29, 2012. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves’ current losing streak extended to eight games yesterday with a Memorial Day loss to the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 in the series opener between the teams at Turner Field.

GRADUATION TIME FOR FLOYD COUNTY SCHOOLS

Written by Matt Davis on May 25, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Graduation time is here for students in the Floyd County School system.  All of Floyd County’s high schools will hold their graduation ceremonies at the Forum in downtown Rome.  Pepperell will hold theirs first tonight at 7 pm, according to the Forum’s manager, Brent Poplin.

ROME TEA PARTY TO HOST FLOYD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CANDIDATE FORUM ON THURSDAY EVENING

Written by Matt Davis on May 29, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome TEA Party will host a Floyd County Commissioners Candidate Forum this Thursday, May 31st from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm at the Charles Parker Senior Center at 1395 Kingston Highway in Rome.  All County Commission candidates that qualified by last Friday’s deadline have been invited.  Mike Morton says that all six candidates have confirmed their plans to be in attendance, including Irwin Bagwell, Garry Fricks, Jerry Lee, Larry Maxey, Nathan Roberts and Rhonda Wallace.

ROME BRAVES OPEN ROAD TRIP WITH LOSS TO KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS

Written by Matt Davis on May 29, 2012. Posted in Sports

The Rome Braves were defeated by the Kannapolis Intimidators 6-4 in a Memorial Day evening game to open up a three game series in Kannapolis, North Carolina (and a seven game road trip).

ROME BRAVES FIELD MANAGER SAYS TEAM HAS TO STAY CONFIDENT TO GET SOME WINS

Written by Matt Davis on May 29, 2012. Posted in Sports

Though things have been tough lately for the Rome Braves (and the Atlanta Braves, for that matter), there’s reason to remain encouraged.  Rome Braves Field Manager Randy Ingle says that his staff is doing what they can to boost their players’ confidence.  Ingle was a guest on WLAQ AM 1410’s Good Morning Rome last Friday and said that the team continues to work hard and are not giving up at all!  Recent wins, such as the sweep of Augusta last week at State Mutual Stadium, have helped to boost the team’s confidence.

QUALIFYING ENDS TODAY AT NOON

Written by Matt Davis on May 25, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The deadline for candidates to qualify for races in the July 31st primary election is today.

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