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. The City Commission is expected to vote on an agreement with Floyd County that lays out responsibilities for the 2009 SPLOST-funded Emergency Operations Center, among other business. Take a look at Commissioners’ full agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Rome Braves took a 4-1 Mother’s Day victory from the Savannah Sand Gnats to settle for a split in the four game series between the teams at Savannah’s Grayson Stadium.
US Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia has taken a lot of flack lately for his stance on gun control. Isakson contends that second amendment rights should be protected, as he stated on the Thursday morning edition of Good Morning Rome on Talk Radio WLAQ AM 1410.
Here comes the rain again! The National Weather Service has predicted a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms with otherwise partly sunny skies for today with a high around 80. New rainfall amounts of a tenth and a quarter of an inch are possible, with higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. That chance of showers and thunderstorms increases to 50 percent tonight and to 70 percent tomorrow. The sun is expected to return on Sunday.
We got a little rain, but for the most part Northwest Georgia enjoyed sunny skies over the weekend. And the good news is that the sun is expected to stick around for the first part of this work week. The National Weather Service predicts sunny skies for today with highs around 69. Temperatures will progressively rise as the week continues, topping off at 88 by Wednesday. A chance of showers and thunderstorms is back in the forecast for the latter part of the week.
The Atlanta Braves dropped their third straight to the San Francisco Giants 5-1 yesterday in the closer of a four game series at San Francisco’s AT&T Park.
Are you unemployed? Struggling to make ends meet while actively seeking employment? Maybe a haircut would help. Imagine Studio for Hair and Art at 334 Broad Street in downtown Rome will offer complimentary haircuts for the unemployed at their annual Job Fair for the Hair on Wednesday, May 15th from 9 am until 5 pm.
The Rome Braves fell to the Savannah Sand Gnats 3-1 in the opener of a four game series in last night in Savannah. The Braves nabbed an early 1-0 lead, but the Sand Gnats scored three runs in the sixth inning to take the lead and eventually the win.