The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.4 percent in March, the lowest rate since December 2008. The rate declined from 8.6 percent in February and from 9.1 percent in March 2012.
The Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville have a full day (and night) of fun planned for this Saturday, April 20th with National Astronomy Day and Family Science Night. Activities will include a visit from TV’s “Meteorite Men”, according to marketing director Joe Schulman.
The Rome Braves lost to the Charleston Riverdogs 4-1 yesterday afternoon in the closer of a three game series at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park (“The Joe”) in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Atlanta Hawks lost to the New York Knicks 98-92 in their regular season finale last night at Madison Square Garden. The Hawks end the regular season with a 44-38 record overall and 29-23 in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.
It’s that time of year again when stormy weather is likely to hit our area. Sarah Egan, Emergency Services Program Manager for the Northwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross, says that it’s important to be prepared in advance for weather related disasters.
Just days after the explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon, an explosion was reported at a fertilizer plant last night in West, Texas. The incident has led to some 5 to 15 deaths and about 200 injuries. The explosion is believed to be nothing more than an accident; the investigation continues.
The Atlanta Braves saw a 10 game winning streak come to an end yesterday afternoon with a loss to the Kansas City Royals 1-0 in the closer of a brief two-game series at Turner Field.