Noon today: The Floyd County Commission has a called meeting to discuss extending the contract with the Rome Braves (the Atlanta Braves Baseball Club). The Rome club begins its 17th season at State Mutual Stadium with the home opening on Thursday, April 11.
This evening: Fourth Annual Hearts United Gathering to feature Peggy Wallace Kennedy, daughter off the late Gov. George Wallace: One Community United’s gathering will be at 6 p.m. in the Wilder Center at Rome First United Methodist Church. Doors open at 5 p.m. This year’s keynote speaker is Peggy Wallace Kennedy, the daughter of the late Lurleen Wallace and George Wallace, a longtime segregationist and former governor of Alabama. Special music will be provided by the Rome Symphony Orchestra.The event is free and all are welcome.The event is cosponsored by SERVE Rome. For more on the speaker: Peggy Wallace Kennedy.