- Dining: Tropical Smoothie Cafe due at East Bend on May 1 (or maybe May 8) with a surprising menu — and smoothies, too.
- The ‘Charger in Charge,’ Georgia Highlands President Don Green, to lead Point Park University in Pittsburgh. New: What they’re saying about Green at PPU.
- Gordon loses another resident to COVID (101). Virus patients down 9 to 29 at Floyd, Redmond on Monday. 25 new cases today; Floyd Schools report just 12 quarantines. Vaccine clinic at West Rome Baptist today.
- Commentary: Rome Commissioner Sundai Stevenson urges all ‘to roll up our sleeves to do what is best not just for ourselves but for each other.’ Getting back to normal is ‘worth a shot.’
- Buzz: Rome Symphony to celebrate 100 years with Beethoven’s Fifth on April 24 at Darlington. Floyd Board of Elections meets today. Wilson ArtsFest set for downtown Rome on May 1.
- Exchange Club of Rome honors Book of Golden Deeds, Accepting the Challenge of Excellence winners. Floyd sets virtual enrollment deadline for ’21-’22.
- Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Cool snap moving in after a high of 83 today. Wednesday’s outlook: Sprinkles!
- Obituaries: Mrs. Jackie Smith Brooks, Mrs. Doris Duke Keith, Mr. William Judson “Bill” Strain Jr.
- Dining: Public Health restaurant inspection scores, Tuesday-Saturday.
- Crimewatch brought to you by thestoragehound.com. Updates on arrests.
Truett’s Chick-Fil-A Sports Report:
- Shorter establishes Coach Phil Jones Memorial Endowment to honor late coach. A reminder: Celebration of his life set for this Sunday in Winder.
- Braves’ vs. Miami, today-Thursday. Latest updates.
- Some Rome Braves’ news due later this week.
- Junior Home Run Derby, Pitch, Hit and Run Competitions coming to Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation.
- UGA, Alabama, Tech spring football dates, TV times.
- Rome High’s spring football game is May 14.
- Atlanta Falcons updates / NFL Draft.
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