Atlanta will be the site of the 2019 Super Bowl, the NFL announced on Tuesday. The league’s biggest game of the year will be played at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium currently under construction in downtown Atlanta. This will be the third time for the city to host the Super Bowl and the first since 2000.
The Rome Braves fell to the Hickory Crawdads 3-1 on Tuesday night in the middle outing of a three game set at Hickory, North Carolina. The series finale is scheduled for this morning at 10:30 am.
The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out the death sentence for Timothy Tyrone Foster of Rome, ruling that he is eligible for a new trial.
The Rome Exchange Club will host Memorial Day 2016: A Day of Remembrance this Monday, May 30th at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds., 1400 Martin Luther King Boulevard. Activities will take place from 9:30 am until 5 pm and will include exhibits and concessions, a special ceremony and music from the Thankful Baptist Church Choir, the Eighth Regiment Band and the Roman Festival Brass. The event is sponsored by the club’s Americanism Committee.
The Atlanta Braves opened a 10-game homestand with a defeat at the hands of the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night at Turner Field.