If you took time to rest over the weekend, you missed out on a lot! A plethora of activities around Northwest Georgia kept local residents busy this past weekend.
Summer fun is well underway for the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville. The museum held its 23rd annual Rock Fest over the weekend.
A rainy start to the work week has been predicted by the National Weather Service. Forecasters are calling for a 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms for today with highs near 85 and southwest winds 5 to 10 miles per hour with gusts as high as 15 miles an hour.
The Atlanta Braves topped the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 in the closer of a four game series yesterday at Dodger Stadium.
More arrests have been made in connection with the June 2nd shooting death of Kevin Daniel. Takia Yarnetta Price, age 17, and Cedranecia Sinteria Evans, age 19, have both been charged with a felony count of hindering apprehension or punishment of a criminal. On Saturday, Michael Jamol Griffin, age 21, and Renwick Cortez Fain, age 23, were arrested in connection with the case. Both were charged with misdemeanor willful obstruction of law enforcement officers. In addition, Fain faces a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
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 Rome Braves beat the Savannah Sand Gnats 6-3 in walk off fashion in the series closer between the teams yesterday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium, following a rain delay of just under two hours. The Braves were down 3-0 going into the bottom of the eighth, at which time they scored three runs to tie up the game. They won it with a three run homer from Josh Elander in the bottom of the ninth.
The Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 103-84 in game two of the NBA Finals last night in Miami. The series is now tied at a game apiece. Game three is set for tomorrow night at 9 pm in San Antonio.