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Labor Commissioner Mark Butler proclaimed October another great month in a long string of often record-setting months. He noted that Georgia's unemployment rate also fell once again.
At 4:45 p.m., the creek was at 19 feet and rising. Flood stage is 19 feet.
Acuna Jr. is the eighth Braves player and second former Rome Brave to win the award
Polls are open until 7 p.m.
The state average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.65 - 19 cents less than this year's high, but 30 cents more than this time last year.
All of the arrests were made Friday through Sunday.
The average price in Georgia for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.70, which is six cents less than last week, two cents less compared to last month, and 34 cents more than a year ago.
Gas prices declined over the weekend and that trend should continue this week.
Tropical Storm Michael has now been upgraded to a Category One Hurricane and is headed for the Florida panhandle and southern Alabama.
Georgia motorists found the most expensive September gas prices in four years.
The Restoration Rome Center for Foster, Adoption, and Family Services was recently named a State of Hope site by the Georgia State Division of Family and Children's Services.
Work will proceed daily between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.
Georgia Labor Commissioner, Mark Butler, said Thursday that Georgia's unemployment rate for August dipped below the national number for the first time in 11 years.
On Sunday at approximately 1:00 a.m., the GBI was requested by the Georgia State Patrol and the Gordon County Sheriff's Office to conduct an officer-involved shooting investigation.
With Hurricane Florence churning in the Atlantic, Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is warning homeowners that it is critical now to prepare for a potential strike.