Would you like to enjoy fresh, sweet Georgia peaches this summer and support a good cause at the same time? Connect with the Kiwanis Club of Rome! Local Kiwanians are in the midst of their annual Peach Sale. The deadline to order is Monday, July 13th. Peaches from Lane Southern Orchards will be delivered to consumers on Thursday, July 16th.
The Atlanta Braves edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 in the finale of a three game weekend series at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park on Sunday, effectively ending a five game losing streak for the Braves.
Commentary is pouring in following the US Supreme Court’s decision in King vs. Burwell. The measure was approved by a vote of 6-3 and upholds subsidies on the federal exchange under Obamacare.
Phillip E. Brown has been named the new principal of Rome High School. The announcement was made during a called meeting of the Rome City School Board on Thursday, according to this morning’s Rome News-Tribune. Brown will replace Tygar Evans, who retired at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. Brown most recently worked for the Schlechty Center for Leadership in School Reform in Louisville, Kentucky. He has over 20 years experience as a school administrator.
Certain fireworks that have historically been illegal in the state of Georgia will become legal this Wednesday, July 1st.
The Rome Braves beat the Augusta Greenjackets 6-4 on Sunday at State Mutual Stadium, thanks in part to a four-run sixth inning. The Braves will wrap up their series with the Greenjackets tonight at 7 pm.
Are you a graduate of Coosa High School? The Coosa High School Alumni Association is offering supporters of the school an opportunity to make their mark on the new school and receive a piece of the old school to keep as a memento. They are doing so via the Coosa High School Alumni Brick Project. Bricks are available for purchase that will be placed on the right and left side of the entrance canopy of the new school. The cost is $25; you can have the brick engraved with your name or the name of someone you love. For each brick purchased, consumers will be given a brick from the 1970 Coosa High School.
The Atlanta Braves were shut out by the Washington Nationals 7-0 on Thursday, allowing the Nationals to complete a three game sweep of the Braves in DC.