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LABOR DAY GAS PRICES TO REMAIN BELOW LAST YEAR’S HOLIDAY AVERAGE

Written by Matt Davis on August 26, 2013. Posted in News/Weather

Retail gas prices this Labor Day weekend are expected to remain below last year’s holiday average of $3.83 nationally, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group.  Close to 33 million Americans traveled last Labor Day weekend.  More than 34 million are expected to travel this year, as the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is about 30 cents less than last year.

GROUNDBREAKING AT ANNA K DAVIE TODAY

Written by Matt Davis on August 26, 2013. Posted in News/Weather

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held today for the new Anna K. Davie Elementary School.   It is set for noon at the school’s site in South Rome.  Rome City Schools officials have invited numerous local leaders to be on hand for the occasion.  Attendees are asked to park at the Floyd County Health Department at 16 East 12th Street and take a shuttle bus ride to the side.

ROME CITY COMMISSION TO MEET THIS EVENING

Written by Matt Davis on August 26, 2013. Posted in News/Weather

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.

ROME BRAVES SHUT OUT BY KANNAPOLIS INTIMIDATORS IN SERIES CLOSER

Written by Matt Davis on August 26, 2013. Posted in Sports

The Rome Braves were blanked by the Kannapolis Intimidators 9-0 in the closer of a three game series yesterday evening in Kannapolis, North Carolina.  It was the Braves’ second consecutive loss after winning seven straight games.

QUALIFYING BEGINS TODAY FOR NOVEMBER 5TH ELECTION

Written by Matt Davis on August 26, 2013. Posted in News/Weather

Qualifying begins today for posts that will be up for a vote in the November 5th general election.  The Ward Two seat on the Rome City Commission will be on the ballot, along with all seven seats on the Rome City School Board.  The qualifying period opens at 8:30 am this morning and continues thru 4:30 pm on Friday at the city clerk’s office at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome.  Positions are also available on the Cave Spring City Council.  Their qualifying will be held from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm today thru Wednesday at Cave Spring City Hall at 10 Georgia Avenue.

SCHOOL SHOOTING EMPHASIZES NEED FOR SAFETY DRILLS

Written by Matt Davis on August 26, 2013. Posted in News/Weather

The school shooting at an Atlanta area school last week has undoubtedly left school officials, first responders and other emergency officials concerned for the safety of their students.  Robert Owens, fire safety educator with the Rome Fire Department, believes that it brings attention to the importance of regular safety drills at local schools.  Owens emphasizes that fire drills are to be conducted at schools on a monthly basis, according to the law.

ATLANTA BRAVES AVOID BEING SWEPT BY CARDINALS IN ST. LOUIS

Written by Matt Davis on August 26, 2013. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves avoided being shut out by the St. Louis Cardinals in a four game series with a 5-2 victory in the closer yesterday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

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