Motorists are getting some relief from high prices at the pump, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group. Sunday’s national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $2.90, marking a decline of seven cents since Memorial Day weekend.
After 11 years in business, Cycle Therapy will officially close this Thursday, June 21st. The owners of the bicycle shop, currently located at Central Plaza in Rome, have decided to pursue other opportunities.
The Rome City Commission will meet this evening. They will hold a caucus session at 5 pm, to be followed by their meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street. Both are open to the public.
Upgrades continue on the historic Clock Tower in downtown Rome. Kristi Kent, Director of Communications for the City of Rome, says that repairs to the brick work around the local landmark should be completed by the end of September (if not sooner).
A four-year-old died in a drowning incident in Floyd County on Wednesday night. The child has been identified as Levi Waln. According to reports, he was discovered unconscious in the family’s in-ground pool on Mathis Road just before 7:30 pm. Medics’ attempts to revive the child were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at Floyd Medical Center at 9 pm.