The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority is investigating a near-drowning incident that occurred at the Northside Swim Center on Monday.
The United States will face Germany in the semifinal round of the Women’s World Cup tonight. The game is slated to get underway at 7 pm in Montreal, Canada. It will be televised on FOX.
Gas prices are dropping as the Independence Day holiday travel period approaches, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group. Some 41.9 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007. Some 35.5 million of those travelers will drive to their destination, the highest number of autotravelers on record (dating back to 2000).
Get ready to dance in the street at the Broad Street Block Party to be held this Friday night in downtown Rome as part of the First Friday concert series. The free concert will begin at 7 pm and will feature the music of Tim Reynolds and Friends.
The Atlanta Braves were off last night and will open a six game homestand tonight with a match against the Washington Nationals at Turner Field. Shelby Miller is slated to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Jordan Zimmerman will get the start for Washington. First pitch is set for 7:10 pm. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410. Air time for pre-game programming is 5:55 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
The Rome Braves were shut out by the Augusta Greenjackets 4-0 in the finale of a five game series on Monday night at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves will host the Lexington Legends in a four game series tonight thru Friday night. First pitch of tonight’s series opener is set for 7 pm.
Would you like to enjoy fresh, sweet Georgia peaches this summer and support a good cause at the same time? Connect with the Kiwanis Club of Rome! Local Kiwanians are in the midst of their annual Peach Sale. The deadline to order is Monday, July 13th. Peaches from Lane Southern Orchards will be delivered to consumers on Thursday, July 16th.