The Atlanta Braves ended a franchise-record 12-game losing streak at Turner Field with a 3-2 win over the American League East-leading Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.
Additional runners and walkers are being sought to participate in the 29th annual Roman Rumble 5K Road Race and 2 Mile Health Walk. The event is set for this Saturday, September 19th at Ridge Ferry Park as a benefit for Harbor House, The Northwest Georgia Child Advocacy Center.
The Atlanta Falcons opened their 2015 regular season with a 26-24 upset of the Philadelphia Eagles in Monday Night Football at the Georgia Dome.
Area high school football teams will take the field for week four of the 2015 season this Friday night.
Floyd Against Drugs (FAD) and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to host a drug drop off event at the Floyd County Jail on Saturday, October 3rd from 9 am until 12 pm.
This Wednesday, September 16th is the deadline to register to participate in the Etowah River Water Trail Rodeo to be hosted by the Coosa River Basin Initiative. The event is set for this Sunday, September 20th, according to a CRBI media release. It will feature an eight mile paddle on the Etowah from the historic Leake Mound Site in Cartersville to Euharlee. The paddle will be followed by a dinner provided by Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse, games, a silent and live auction and a kayak giveaway from The Outside World.
The Atlanta Braves were off on Monday night and will return to action tonight with a three game interleague series against the Toronto Blue Jays that continues thru Thursday night at Turner Field. Julio Teheran is scheduled to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta in tonight’s series opener. 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.