The 118th running of the Boston Marathon will take place today in Boston, Massachusetts. Security is expected to be at an all time high this year following the tragic bombing that occurred at the finish line of last year’s Boston Marathon which killed three and injured hundreds.
The Rome Braves had a day off for Easter Sunday and will open a seven game homestand tonight at State Mutual Stadium with a 7 pm match against the Greensboro Grasshoppers. The Braves’ three game series with the Grasshoppers will continue through Wednesday and will be followed by a four game series with the Kannapolis Intimidators this Thursday night thru Sunday.
The 49th annual Atlanta Steeplechase will take place this Saturday at the Kingston Downs off US 411 near the Floyd/Bartow County line. Gates will open at 9 am. The first race is set for 1:30 pm with the final race to take place at 4 pm.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative invites the public to join them for Waterfest XIV, which is set for Friday,
The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Mets 4-3 in 14 innings yesterday at New York’s Citi Field, denying the Braves a three-game weekend sweep of the Mets.
It was two weeks ago tonight that the U Conn Huskies beat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 to win the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. Local resident Doug Shows had an up close and personal experience at the title game in Arlington, Texas as he served as an official for the game.
Have you been thinking about heading out of town for Memorial Day weekend? AAA, The Auto Club Group, is advising travelers to go ahead and make their plans now so as to save time and money.
The Rome Braves were edged by the Charleston Riverdogs 8-7 in the opener of a three game series last night in Charleston, South Carolina.