The Rome Braves beat the Charleston Riverdogs 4-2 on Sunday in Charleston, South Carolina. The Braves will play game three of their four game series at Charleston tonight at 7:05 pm.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 in the finale of a three game series between the teams on Thursday night at Turner Field, allowing the Braves to take the series 2-1.
Would you like to (safely) watch some fireworks this Fourth of July? Head to Ridge Ferry Park on Saturday night! Rome’s Independence Day fireworks display is slated to get underway at 9:45 pm. The display will be preceded by the Color Me Free 5K and Walk and will be accompanied by other festivities, including a pre-fireworks concert by Preston Summerville, vendors, family games sponsored by the Harbin Clinic and a Kids Zone with inflatables.
Finance officials from Rome and Floyd County have been informed by the Georgia Department of Revenue of a sales tax refund request settlement that will require the community to remit funds back to the DOR.
Do you plan to include fireworks as a part of your Independence Day celebration? An increase in the use of fireworks is expected this year in Georgia as certain types that were previously illegal in this state became legal on Wednesday, thanks to the passage of House Bill 110. The bill allows for the sale and regulation of consumer fireworks.
The Rome Braves beat the Lexington Legends 5-1 on Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves will wrap up their series with the Legends tonight at 7 pm. The outing will be followed by fireworks.
Alfonso “Al” Diaz, Jr., MD, FACC, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for Kindred Hospital Rome, effective September 21, 2015. The announcement of his appointment came hours after it was announced that Dr. Diaz is leaving his position of Chief Medical Officer for the Harbin Clinic.