Supporters of Rome’s Russell Regional Airport are preparing to bid adieu to its longtime leader. Airport manager Mike Mathews will soon depart Floyd County to become the Director at the Athens-Ben Epps Airport; his first day on the job with the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is slated for Monday, July 9th.
Rome posted mostly positive jobs numbers for the month of May, according to Georgia’s Labor Commissioner Mark Butler.
Today is the first day of summer! The summer solstice was slated to occur in the Earth’s Northern Hemisphere this morning at 6:07 am. This is the longest day of the year; days will grow shorter after today.
The Atlanta Braves were edged by the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Wednesday in the finale of a brief two-game interleague set in Toronto, resulting in a 1-1 split in the series.
The Rome Police Department has issued arrest warrants for Nakotah Javez Smith, the suspect in a Friday night shooting in Rome which resulted in the death of Crystal Dawn Vega. No additional information about the case was released at the time of the latest RPD update on Thursday afternoon. Smith remains at large.