The Atlanta Braves lost to the Miami Marlins 1-0 in a pitchers’ duel at Turner Field last night.
The Rome Braves fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers 11-4 last night in the middle game of a three-game set between the teams at State Mutual Stadium.
The Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville will celebrate Earth Day with a variety of offerings today. The public is invited to join the museum for solar viewing in the Observatory, demonstrations in the Solar House, kid’s activities in
the Great Hall and a pair of special planetarium shows about the sun and the sea – Oasis and Space and Enchanted Reef. In addition, videos intended to shed more light about Earth will be presented in the museum’s theater. Admission is free to members and included in the cost of regular admission for non-members.
Senator Chuck Hufstetler and Representative Eddie Lumsden of Rome will be joined by Senator Jeff Mullis of Chickamauga and Denise Clopton, Senior Field Representative of US Senator Johnny Isakson to host an Open Office Day in Chattooga County. The event is set for Friday, May 2nd from 9 am until 11 am at the Chattooga County Civic Center, located at 44 Highway 48 (at the intersection of US 27 and HWY 48) in Summerville. Residents will have an opportunity to meet individually with state and federal representatives about any personal issues that they may have concerning state or federal government. No appointment is required.
The Atlanta Hawks fell to
the Indiana Pacers 101-85 in game two of the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Paul Millsap led the Hawks in scoring with 19 points, while Jeff Teague added 14 points. The best-of-seven series is now tied at a game a piece. Game three is set for Thursday night at 7 pm in Atlanta.
The Georgia Department of Education released the state’s College and Career Ready Performance Index yesterday, based on data from the 2012 and 2013 school years. Georgia’s elementary schools experienced a one-year increase in scores from 74.9 to 78.5, middle schools saw an over-the-year increase in scores from 73.9 to 75.0, and high schools one-year decrease from 73.0 to 72.0.
Georgia’s outdoor burn ban will be reinstated on May 1st. So if you have something that you need to burn, you’d better do it between now and then.
The Atlanta Braves kicked off their latest homestand with an exciting walk-off win over the Miami Marlins, 4-2, in 10 innings last night at Turner Field. A rare blown save by Craig Kimbrel was overcome by Evan Gattis, who lifted the Braves to victory with a two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th.