The Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia will host the inaugural Jeans 4 Justice Walk this Friday, April 12th. Registration will begin at 11:30 am with the walk to leave the Rome City Auditorium at noon. For an entry fee of $5, participants can walk down Broad Street in their jeans to raise awareness of sexual assault.
The Atlanta Braves topped the Miami Marlins for the second night in a row 3-2 last night in Miami.
ROME – The Floyd County Board of Commissioners named Jamie McCord as the new Floyd County Manager with a vote of 5-0 at their regularly scheduled meeting today. Mr. McCord is currently Public Works Director for the City of Rome, and has been with that department in an administrative role since 1998.
‘THEY GROW UP SO FAST, BUT THEY’RE NOT 21 YET’ SESSIONS INTEND TO PREVENT ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG LOCAL YOUTH
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. In honor of that, the Rome-Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth is teaming up with the Northwest Georgia Housing Authority, the Council on Alcohol and Drugs and Floyd Against Drugs to present “They Grow Up So Fast, But They’re Not 21 Yet.”
The Rome Braves fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers 9-2 last night at State Mutual Stadium in game two of a three game series between the teams. The Grasshoppers took the lead early with five runs in the first inning.
U Conn beat Louisville 93-60 in the NCAA women’s championship game last night in New Orleans. It marks U Conn’s eighth national championship.
When the Georgia General Assembly finished their 2013 session in the wee hours of Thursday, March 28th, thus ended the first session serving as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives for Rome resident Eddie Lumsden. In a recent interview on WLAQ AM 1410′s Good Morning Rome, Lumsden says his first session was ‘great’.
The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session today. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 12:30 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 2 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Both are open to the public.