Kerri Hosmer has been named the vice president of Adult Education for Georgia Northwestern Technical College.
The Atlanta Braves were washed out in New York on Tuesday night! Rain led to the postponement of the first of a three-game series between the Braves and the Mets at Citi Field; the outing will be made up as part of a double header in late September. The shortened series is now on tap to begin tonight with a 7:10 pm match in Flushing, New York. Julio Teheran is scheduled to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Noah Syndergaard will pitch for New York tonight (as originally intended). 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 Atlanta Hawks will continue their first-round NBA playoff series against the Washington Wizards with game five tonight at 6 pm in Washington DC. Television coverage will be provided on Fox Sports Southeast and on TNT. The best-of-seven series is currently tied at two games apiece.
The Friends of the Library will host a special Spring 2017 “Paperback Book Sale” this week in the Oostanaula Room of the Rome-Floyd County Library. Hours are 9 am until 8 pm on Wednesday and Thursday and 10 am until 4:30 pm on Saturday.
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue has been confirmed by the US Senate to be the next Secretary of Agriculture. Senator David Perdue, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and Sonny’s first cousin, presided over the vote and voted present.
The Atlanta Hawks beat the Washington Wizards 111-101 in game four of the first-round NBA playoff series between the teams on Monday night at the Philips Arena, evening the series at two games apiece.
The Atlanta Braves were off on Monday and will continue their current 10-game road trip with a three-game series in New York against the Mets tonight through Thursday. Julio Teheran is scheduled to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta in tonight’s opener, while Robert Gsellman will get the start for New York. First pitch is set for 7:10 pm at Citi Field in Flushing. 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.