Showers and thunderstorms persist in the forecast to close out the work week, but sunshine is expected to make its grand return later in the weekend.
Scenes from the Bible come to life in a pop-up art exhibit that will be on display in Rome for one day only. The TLV Bible Society is hosting their Biblical Art Exhibit today at the Seven Hills Building, 538 Broad Street in downtown Rome. A private showing for local pastors and businessmen and women will be held from 3 pm until 6 pm; the exhibit will be open to the public from 6 pm until 9 pm.
Georgia Highlands College’s student-run newspaper, the Six Mile Post, has received numerous accolades over the past year. According to a GHC news release, the publication was awarded first place in General Excellence and first place for Online Newspaper.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the unemployment rate in Metro Rome stood at 5.1 percent in May, up from five percent in April but down from 5.5 percent in May 2016.
The weather, to many observers, seems to take on extremes in Northwest Georgia. Recent rains have been a welcome sight to many farmers after a season of drought late last summer and into the fall. The extensive drought was possibly even enough to make some people forget that during the previous holiday season, the area was inundated by flooding.