Advance voting continues today in the July 24th run-off election, following a break for Independence Day.
The Georgia Department of Public Safety reports via Twitter that some five people lost their lives over the July 4th holiday travel period, which ended at 11:59 pm on Wednesday night. The 30-hour holiday period began Tuesday evening at 6 pm.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Yankees 6-2 on the 4th of July in the finale of a three-game set at Yankee Stadium, allowing New York to take the interleague series 2-1.
The City of Rome has released the proposed tax millage rates for 2018. The proposed combined rates for the city government and schools of 27.536 will result in no increase of millage rates from the prior year, according to a media release from the city, but will be 1.08 percent (.295 mills) over the calculated rollback rate of 27.241.