The Atlanta Hawks edged the Washington Wizards 82-81 in game five of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Wednesday night at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, allowing the Hawks to take a 3-2 lead in the series.
More names have been added to the racketeering case involving former Floyd County Schools maintenance director Derry Richardson. Documents filed in Floyd County Superior Court on Tuesday have linked the defendants to fradulent purchases on behalf of the school system. Court documents reveal that the theft exceeds $600,000. Numerous businesses in Rome, Summerville and other communities are included in the list of defendants, which have yet to be formally charged.
The Atlanta Hawks will continue their quest for an NBA title as hosts to the Washington Wizards in game five of the Eastern Conference semifinals tonight. Tip off is set for 8 pm at the Philips Arena.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 in the series finale between the teams at Cincinnati’s Great American Ballpark on Wednesday night, allowing the Reds to take two of three from the Braves.
Rome High School has been ranked among the best high schools in the country in a recent survey by US News & World Report. Rome came in at number 40 out of 442 public high schools in Georgia in the publication’s list of the “Best High Schools in America”. The school also earned a silver ranking for the fourth year in a row for being a high performing school among the 21,000 across the nation.
The Atlanta Braves lost a heartbreaker to the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 in the middle outing of a three game series in Cincinnati on Tuesday night.
The Rome Braves fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers 2-1 in the finale of a four game series (and a seven game homestand) on Tuesday at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves are off tonight.