Schools helped to make Floyd County the best place in the country to live, according to SmartAsset, a technology-based financial firm in New York. SmartAsset rated communities across the country based on education, safety and tax rates, as stated in a press release from the Floyd County schools.
The Atlanta Braves opened up a nine-game homestand with a 9-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night at Turner Field.
The Rome Braves hung on to nab a 4-3 win over the Lakewood BlueClaws on Monday night in game three of a four game series in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Tomorrow is May 20th – the date of the big primary election in Georgia. In Floyd County, polls will open at 7 am and remain open until 7 pm. Republicans and Democrats will determine who will go on to represent their respective parties in the general election in November. Turnout for early voting, which concluded on Friday, was fairly low, according to officials. A low voter turnout is anticipated on election day.
AAA, The Auto Club Group, reports that although crude oil supplies in the Gulf Coast continue to put downward pressure on the price at the pump, prices are not in a free fall as demand has reached its highest level since 2009, according to the Energy Information Administration.
The 2014 Wings Over North Georgia air show will take to the skies at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field in Rome five months from now. The third annual air show is set for October 18th and 19th.
Cancer Navigators’ ‘Cast Off Against Cancer’ celebration that was scheduled for yesterday at Heritage Park in Rome has been postponed. The local non-profit intends to rescheduled the event for a date in June that is yet to be determine.
The Atlanta Braves concluded a six-game road trip on a victorious note with a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, effectively allowing the Braves to avoid being swept by the Cardinals in the three-game weekend series between the teams.