FALL IS ON ITS WAY! FIND THE BEST PLACES TO LOOK FOR FALL COLOR VIA GEORGIA STATE PARKS’ ‘LEAF WATCH’
The season of autumn arrives in the northern hemisphere tonight. The autumnal equinox will occur at 10:29 pm, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac. Temperatures will begin to drop and the days will start to shorten from here on out.
V3 Magazine is searching for entries into their 3rd annual Taste and Toast Awards. Interested parties can cast their votes now at www.v3magazine.com. There are 17 categories included in this year’s competition, ranging from
There will be no Choptober for the Atlanta Braves. The Braves were officially eliminated from playoff contention with a loss to the New York Mets of 10-2 in the series finale between the teams yesterday afternoon at Turner Field. That, coupled with a Pittsburgh win over Milwaukee of 1-0 earlier in the day, dashed the Braves’ hopes of nabbing a National League Wild Card spot in the 2014 MLB postseason. It also allowed the Mets to complete a three-game weekend sweep of the Braves.
Motorists continue to enjoy lower gas prices as they have fallen to their lowest point since February, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which states that the national average price at the pump has fell six cents in the past week, marking a seven week decline in gas prices.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 37-19 in Sunday Night Football at Charlotte, North Carolina last night. Antonio Brown scored two touchdowns to lead the charge for the Steelers. In other action from around the NFL, the Seattle Seahawks topped the Denver Broncos 26-20 in overtime in a re-match of last season’s Super Bowl at Seattle yesterday.
CHIEFTAINS MUSEUM/MAJOR RIDGE HOME TO PRESENT FORWARD MARCH: THE CHEROKEE AND THE WAR OF 1812 THIS WEEKEND
The Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home is teaming with the Georgia Humanities Council to present Forward March: The Cherokee and the War of 1812 this weekend at the Museum on Riverside Parkway in Rome.