Tonight’s opening night of the 2015-2016 season for the Atlanta Hawks! The Hawks will host the Detroit Pistons in both teams’ regular season opener this evening at 8 pm. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southeast.
Halloween, of course, is this Saturday, October 31st. Local public safety officials are urging parents to keep their children safe as they go trick or treating and participate in other Halloween festivities.
This is the final week of early voting for the November 3rd municipal election. Early voting is being offered today through Friday from 8 am until 5 pm each day in the Floyd County Elections Office, located on the second floor of the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome.
The 2015-2016 regular season begins Tuesday night for the Atlanta Hawks! The Hawks will open the season at home versus the Detroit Pistons. Tip off is set for 8 pm at the Philips Arena. The Hawks dropped their final pre-season game of the year to the Pistons 115-87 on Friday night in Detroit. Atlanta finished the NBA pre-season 4-3.
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has fallen for 16 consecutive days, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the current average is $2.21 per gallon, the lowest since February 2015. That average represents a savings of 59 cents per gallon compared to this year’s peak price of $2.80 on June 15th.
The Rome City and Floyd County Commissions each have meetings to start this work week.
The Atlanta Falcons returned to their winning ways with a 10-7 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in Nashville. Matt Ryan threw for 251 yards and a touchdown pass. Devonta Freeman ran for 116 yards, marking his third consecutive game with at least 100 yards. It was a nice bounce back for the Falcons, who were handed their first loss of the season by the New Orleans Saints on October 15th. Sunday’s loss was the fifth straight for the Titans.
The 2015 World Series gets underway on Tuesday night! The American League champion Kansas City Royals will host the National League champion New York Mets in game one of the Fall Classic. First pitch is set for 8 pm at Kauffman Stadium. Television coverage will be provided on FOX.