The Atlanta Braves fell to the San Diego Padres 5-3 in 11 innings in the opener of a four game series at Turner Field on Monday night.
The Rome Braves were off last night and will return to action tonight on the road against the Asheville Tourists. First pitch is set for 7:05 pm at McCormick Field in Asheville, North Carolina.
Gas prices are still on the rise in some parts of the southeastern United States, but motorists are expected to pay the lowest summer gas prices since 2009, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that, compared to this same time last year, Georgia motorists are saving 88 cents per gallon.
Spending some time in the pool this summer? Be sure to put safety first if you are, particularly if children are involved. This is the message of the Rome Fire Department. Fire safety educator Robert Owens says that an average of 7,000 people drown each year in the United States. It is the second leading cause of accidental death of children.
The United States beat Australia 3-1 on Monday night in the Americans’ opener at the Women’s World Cup in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Megan Rapinoe scored two goals to help lift the US to victory. The US will face Sweden on Friday night.
Floyd County Police have made an arrest in connection with a motor vehicle accident on Georgia 101 on Sunday that left a motorcyclist severely injured.
The Rome City and Floyd County Commissions each have meetings to start this work week.
The Atlanta Braves were blanked by the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 in the series finale between the teams at Turner Field on Sunday, allowing the Pirates to take two of three from the Braves over the weekend.