The Georgia Department of Economic Development and the US Travel Association have released a study which indicates $125.09 million in domestic traveler expenditures in Floyd County during the year 2012, up 6.7 percent from 2011, according to a release from the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Atlanta Hawks opened their 2013-2014 regular season with a loss to the Dallas Mavericks 118-109 last night in Dallas, Texas. Jeff Teague led
Gas prices are back down following a jump with the announcement that the federal government shutdown has ended, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group.
The Boston Red Sox are one win away from another World Series championship! The Red Sox took a 3-2 lead in the series with a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in game five last night at St. Louis’s Busch Stadium. Former Atlanta Brave David Ross gave the Sox the lead with a tiebreaking double in the top of the seventh. Jacoby Ellsbury added insurance with an RBI single in that inning. David Ortiz “Big Papi”put the Sox on the board with an RBI double in the first. Jon Lester took the win for Boston after giving up just one run and four hits, walking no one and striking out seven over seven and two-third innings. The only run that Lester surrendered was a solo homer to Matt Holiday in the bottom of the fourth. Koji Uehara got the save for the Sox last night. Adam Wainwright took the loss for St. Louis.
Boston Strong. It’s a phrase we’ve been hearing a lot since mid-April and one we will likely hear quite a bit in the coming days as the Boston Red Sox are the 2013 World Series Champions! The Red Sox clinched the title with a 6-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in game six of the Fall Classic last night at Boston’s Fenway Park. It marks Boston’s third World Series win in the past 10 years and the first that they have won at home since 1918.
Election Day is one week from today. Polls will open across Floyd County at 7 am and remain open until 7 pm next Tuesday, November 5th.
The West Rome Animal Clinic on Shorter Avenue will soon be serving clients in a new facility. Ground was broken last week on the new clinic, which will be located behind the current facility, according to owner Dr. Dan Pate.
It was a tough night last night for St. Louis sports fans as not only did their Cardinals lose to the Boston Red Sox in game five of the World Series, their Rams lost to the Seattle Seahawks in Monday Night Football last night by a score of 14-9, also in St. Louis.