Today is the deadline to register to vote in the May 20th primary election. You can register online at the Georgia Secretary of State’s website, which is www.sos.ga.gov. Follow the elections link.
The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session on Tuesday evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, to be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Mets 4-3 in 14 innings yesterday at New York’s Citi Field, denying the Braves a three-game weekend sweep of the Mets.
It was two weeks ago tonight that the U Conn Huskies beat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 to win the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Local resident Doug Shows had an up close and personal experience at the title game in Arlington, Texas as he served as an official for the game.
The 2014 Rome Leadership Prayer Breakfast has been set for Thursday, May 1st from 7 am until 8:30 am at The Forum in downtown. Doors will open at 6:30 am.
The 118th running of the Boston Marathon will take place today in Boston, Massachusetts. Security is expected to be at an all time high this year following the tragic bombing that occurred at the finish line of last year’s Boston Marathon which killed three and injured hundreds.
The Rome Braves had a day off for Easter Sunday and will open a seven game homestand tonight at State Mutual Stadium with a 7 pm match against the Greensboro Grasshoppers. The Braves’ three game series with the Grasshoppers will continue through Wednesday and will be followed by a four game series with the Kannapolis Intimidators this Thursday night thru Sunday.
The 49th annual Atlanta Steeplechase will take place this Saturday at the Kingston Downs off US 411 near the Floyd/Bartow County line. Gates will open at 9 am. The first race is set for 1:30 pm with the final race to take place at 4 pm.