The top-seeded Atlanta Hawks will host the Cleveland Cavaliers in game two of the Eastern Conference Finals tonight. Tip off is set for 8:30 pm at the Philips Arena.
The Rome Braves were blanked by the Savannah Sand Gnats 2-0 in the opener of a five game series on Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium. The teams will play a double header this evening. First pitch of game one is set for 5 pm.
Two plaques featuring the names of local WWII veterans and fallen heroes are slated to be rededicated to the Lindale community on Memorial Day, May 25th. The ceremony will take place at 10 am at the Gilbreath Recreation Center, 106 Garden Avenue, according to a release from the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority.
The Atlanta Braves edged the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 in the finale of a two-game interleague series at Turner Field on Wednesday night, allowing the teams to split the series at a game apiece.
Darlington School’s baseball team is bound for the Class AA State Championship! The Tigers will hit the road to face Wesleyan in the best-of-three series. Game one is set for Saturday at 3 pm. Coverage will be provided on 95.7 FM The Ridge. Matt Davis will have the play-by-play story and will be joined in the broadcast booth by Steve Conrad. Air time is 2:30 pm. You can also listen to the game online at www.theridge957.com or by using the TuneIn app.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April stood at 6.3 percent, unchanged from March. The rate was down a full percentage point from 7.3 percent in April 2014.
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers 97-89 in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night at the Philips Arena.
The Rome Braves fell to the Charleston Riverdogs 2-1 in 10 innings to close out a three game series on Wednesday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves will host the Savannah Sand Gnats in a five game set tonight thru Sunday. Tonight’s series opener is slated to get underway at 7 pm.