The Atlanta Braves were blanked by the San Francisco Giants 7-0 in the opener of a four game series in San Francisco on Thursday night.
The Rome Braves’ series opener with the Hickory Crawdads was suspended due to rain on Thursday night in Hickory, North Carolina. It will be completed tonight beginning at 7 pm. The teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for April stood at 6.5 percent, down from 7.0 percent in March and from 7.4 percent in April 2014. Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for April 2015 was the lowest since June 2008, when it was 6.3 percent.
Here’s a reminder that a Free Residential Dump Day will be held in the Shannon community this Saturday, May 30th from 9 am until 2 pm at the Old Mill on First Street. It is being hosted by Floyd County Government, Keep Rome/Floyd Beautiful and OTR Wheel Engineering.
Darlington Head of School Brent Bell announced on Thursday that longtime physical education teacher and coach Tommy Atha will take on the additional role of associate athletic director, effective July 1st, according to a release from Darlington School.
A Rome man died following a police chase early Thursday morning.
Military aircraft from the US Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps will all highlight the 2015 Wings Over North Georgia air show to be held at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field on October 3rd and 4th.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in the series finale between the teams at Dodger Stadium in LA on Wednesday night, allowing the Braves to avoid being swept by the Dodgers in the three-game set.