RomeGACares has officially opened a donation center to collect items for those impacted by Hurricane Florence. The center is located at 1929 North Broad Street. A list of needed items for disaster relief kits is available on the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office website at www.floydsheriff.com. Volunteers and monetary contributions are also sought.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 11-6 on Monday evening in the opener of a three-game series at SunTrust Park, marking the third loss in a row for Atlanta.
Hurricane Florence had little to no effect on prices at the gas pump last week, reports AAA, The Auto Club Group. Gas prices in Georgia inched lower this past weekend. Sunday’s state average of $2.72 per gallon is the same as last week as well as one cent less than a month ago and this time last year.
Floyd County Environmental Health will team up with Floyd County Animal Control (or PAWS) and local veterinarians to offer a rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday from 1 pm to 4 pm in the parking lot of the Floyd County Health Department, 16 East 12th Street in Rome.
This final week of summer will be a hot one in the Greater Rome area! The National Weather Service predicts that high temperatures will reach the upper 80s today with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon through the early evening hours. Highs will soar into the low 90s towards the middle of this week. The forecast calls for another slight chance of showers and thunderstorms as we head into next weekend.