The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 7.2 percent in November, a significant drop from the previously released preliminary rate of 7.7 percent in October, which has been revised to 7.6 percent. The rate in November 2013 was also 7.6 percent.
Are you fascinated by the Berry College eagles? Then you’ll want to set your calendar for Monday, December 22nd. That’s the date of a public book signing at the Last Stop Gift Shop in Rome to feature local author and photographer Gena Flanigen, who will sign copies of her new book entitled “Majestic: The Bald Eagles of Berry College”.
The Atlanta Hawks took a commanding 127-98 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on their home turf in Cleveland, Ohio last night. Shelvin Mack led the charge for the Hawks with a career-high 24 points. Al Horford also added 20 points. Seven players scored in the double digits for Atlanta, whose win last night was the 11th in their last 12 games.
Floyd Medical Center has announced plans to test it’s readiness to care for a potential Ebola patient by conducting a wide-ranging drill starting early Friday morning.
SEVEN HILLS ROTARY ROME NEWS-TRIBUNE HOLIDAY FESTIVAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT ENTERS SEMIFINALS TONIGHT!
The 2014 Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament moves into the semifinal round tonight.
The Rome Braves’ 2015 promotional calendar is taking shape. According to a team press release, highlights for next season are anticipated to include three fireworks extravaganzas and a bobble head doll giveaway, plus appearances by Zooperstars, Birdzerk, Ella the Elephant, Batman, Dora the Explorer and Diego. In addition, there will be three postgame concerts.
The Polk County School District has announced that classes will be dismissed at noon today and remain out for the remainder of the week due to an outbreak of the flu or flu like symptoms.