Professional soccer descended upon Barron Stadium in Rome on Tuesday evening as the Atlanta Silverbacks faced Xelaju MC, one of Guatemala’s most popular teams. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. Hundreds of soccer fans were in attendance.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative will continue their “Summer of Fun” with a pair of events this weekend.
The Rome TEA Party will host their monthly Lunch Bunch meeting today at Fuddruckers, 595 Riverside Parkway in Rome, from noon until 1 pm. The program will feature a panel discussion among RTP Board members about the major issues facing our nation and what the RTP can and will do about them. Audience participation is encouraged, according to Tea Partier Mike Morton, who says that the top issues that concern his group include our nation’s economic climate, as well as religious freedom.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 in the opener of a three game series at Turner Field on Monday night.
The Rome Braves were off last night and will open a three game series in Lexington, Kentucky against the Legends tonight. First pitch of the series opener is set for 7:05 pm.
The Rome City Commission has announced its intention to hold a public hearing on the proposed 2015 millage tax rate during a called meeting on Thursday, July 23rd at 11 am in the Sam King Room of City Hall.
US Senator David Perdue has issued a statement regarding the July 16th shootings in Chattanooga, Tennessee and the death of Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith of Rossville, Georgia. In that statement, Perdue says, “Our state and nation lost another patriot, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith of Rossville, Georgia. He was a proud father of three girls and a brave man who loved his family and his country. I join my fellow Georgians in mourning both Randall Smith and Skip Wells, and all those lost in the tragic, senseless shootings in Chattanooga.”
The Rome Braves were blanked by the Lakewood BlueClaws 4-0 in 11 innings to close out a seven game homestand on Monday night at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves are off tonight and will open a seven game road trip with a match in Lexington, Kentucky against the Legends on Wednesday afternoon.