The Atlanta Hawks were edged by the Charlotte Bobcats 95-93 in NBA action last night at the Philips Arena. A buzzer beater from Chris Douglas-Roberts gave the Bobcats the victory.
A little more than a month remains until the May 20th primary election in Georgia. Republicans and Democrats will choose their candidates for Governor and US Senate and for a number of local posts.
We hope you enjoyed the lovely weather that the Greater Rome area experienced over the weekend because nasty weather is headed our way. The National Weather Service predicts a 100 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms for today and tonight with daytime highs around 75 and overnight lows around 50. Conditions are expected to clear as the week progresses, though cooler temperatures are headed our way.
The Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 10-2 victory in the series finale yesterday afternoon at Turner Field.
The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline rose for the 20th consecutive day on Sunday, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, who states that the current price of $3.64 is the highest since July.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. On tonight’s agenda – John Bennett’s final State of the City address as City Manager. Bennett is slated to retire after 30 years in that position at the end of June.
Of course, the big story in sports today is that Bubba Watson has won the 2014 Masters golf tournament! The former UGA standout took a three-shot victory to win it all at the Augusta National
Golf Club yesterday; it was his second Masters win in the past three years. He was congratulated at the 18th hole by his two-year old son, Caleb.
The Atlanta Hawks will host the Charlotte Bobcats in NBA action tonight at Philips Arena. The game is set for 7:30 pm and will be televised on Sport South.