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HAWKS SNAP LOSING SKID WITH WIN OVER MAGIC

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

The Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks returned to their winning ways with a 95-83 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, effectively ending a three game losing streak for the Hawks, their longest of the season.

AAA:  DECLINE IN THE PRICE AT THE PUMP COULD LEAD TO MORE PEOPLE HITTING THE ROAD

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

Looking to save a little money at the pump this spring and summer?  If gas prices continue the downward trend that they have experienced over the last couple of weeks, you could.  At least that’s the estimation from Garrett Townsend, spokesman for AAA, The Auto Club Group, who anticipates that the decline in the price at the pump could prompt more people to travel in the coming months.

BRAVES FALL TO PHILLIES

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

The Atlanta Braves fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 in Spring Training action on Tuesday at Kissimmee, Florida.

PLANNING A SPRING OR SUMMER VACATION AND ON A BUDGET?  CONSIDER A TRIP TO GEORGIA’S STATE PARKS!

Written by Matt Davis on March 24, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Are you planning a vacation for this Spring or Summer, but you’re on a budget?  Consider a trip to one of Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites.  They offer affordable options with activities for the entire family, according to Public Affairs Coordinator Kim Hatcher, who says that state parks extend modern-day amenities to visitors.  But you better make your reservations well in advance.  Spaces fill very quickly.

HOLLYWOOD HAS COME TO ROME AND FLOYD COUNTY

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

Hollywood has come to Rome, Georgia with the filming of the ABC Studios television pilot “The Kingmakers” in various locations around the community.  A number of local residents lined the pedestrian bridge next to the Town Green in downtown Rome on Tuesday to watch a regatta that was being filmed on the Oostanaula River.  Film crews will continue their work around the community, including Cave Spring, through the week.

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR:  RE– USE THOSE PLASTIC BAGS!

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

Floyd County Public Works Director Michael Skeen is extolling the virtues of re-using your plastic bags over taking them to the Rome-Floyd Recycling Center.  Recycling, of course, is a valuable thing to do, but make sure you take the receipts out of those bags before throwing them in the recycling bin.

HAWKS HOPE TO EMERGE FROM SLUMP AT ORLANDO TONIGHT

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

The Atlanta Hawks aim to emerge from a bit of a slump tonight as they travel to Orlando to take on the Magic.

TRAFFIC DELAYS EXPECTED AS FILMING FOR ‘THE KINGMAKERS’ CONTINUES

Written by Matt Davis on March 24, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Filming for ABC Studios production of “The Kingmakers” continues over the next few days in several locations throughout Rome, Cave Spring and Floyd County.  Traffic is anticipated to be affected by it, according to the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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