Indoor Tennis Court contract approved

April 23, 2019---12:10 P.M.

STAFF REPORTS/HOMETOWN HEADLINES

The Rome City Commission voted to allow City Manager Sammy Rich the ability to sign a contract for the indoor tennis courts being built at Berry College. The project has a budget of $4,976,500.

BM&K Construction and Engineering is the company expected to build the facility, construction is expected to start shortly after the contract is approved as the ACC Tennis Championship will be held at the facility this time next year.

The public is invited to a Memorial Day service presented by the Exchange Club of Rome Monday morning at 11 a.m. in the Palladium Building at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
With the sun still on the rise, the Rome High School Class of 2019 celebrated their commencement at Barron Stadium in downtown Rome.
An investigation is underway after a man was found shot to death in Gadsden early Friday.
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Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum will host a free community day from 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. Saturday, May 25.
The Georgia State Patrol is urging drivers who will be traveling throughout the state this weekend to make safety a priority
The Georgia Department of Transportation will scale back its construction work across northwest Georgia
A former Floyd County Prison inmate is accused of trying to smuggle meth and marijuana into the facility, a man is charged with aggravated assault and a woman is charged with identity fraud.
The officer involved has been identified and a woman in the home was also arrested.
A corrections officer at Hays State Prison was injured in an apparent attack on Tuesday evening of this week.