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ATLANTA BRAVES SWEEP IN MINNESOTA

Written by Matt Davis on July 28, 2016. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves beat the Minnesota Twins 9-7 on Wednesday night in the finale of a brief two-game interleague set at Target Field in Minneapolis, allowing the Braves to sweep the series.

CLINTON MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST FEMALE NOMINEE FOR PRESIDENT BY A MAJOR POLITICAL PARTY

Written by Matt Davis on July 27, 2016. Posted in News/Weather

History was made at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday as Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party.  Bernie Sanders, Clinton’s rival in the primaries, made the nomination official, a move that some hope will unify the party.  Second day action of the DNC also included a speech from former President Bill Clinton about his wife.  President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at the convention tonight, along with Vice President Joe Biden and Clinton’s running mate Tim Kaine.

STUDENTS SHOW MARKED IMPROVEMENT ON GEORGIA MILESTONES

Written by Matt Davis on July 27, 2016. Posted in News/Weather

Students across the state showed marked improvements on the Georgia Milestones tests for 2016, according to results released by the Georgia Department of Education on Tuesday.  The percent of students achieving the “Proficient Learner” level and above increased for 23 of the 32 tests; students that achieve this status are considered on track to being college and career ready.

ROME BRAVES END HOMESTAND VICTORIOUSLY

Written by Matt Davis on July 27, 2016. Posted in Sports

The Rome Braves closed out a seven-game homestand with a 6-5 victory over the West Virginia Power on Tuesday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium.  The Braves are off today.

GOV. CASEY CAGLE TOUTS GEORGIA CATT, BASED ON GERMAN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Written by Matt Davis on July 27, 2016. Posted in News/Weather

In education news, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle recently launched an apprenticeship program that he hopes to expand across the state.  The Georgia Consortium of Advanced Technical Training is modeled after a German program that allows high school students to receive technical training while earning money.

ATLANTA BRAVES SHUT OUT MINNESOTA TWINS IN MATCH-UP OF MLB’S WORST TEAMS

Written by Matt Davis on July 27, 2016. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves picked up a 2-0 shut out win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night in the opener of a brief two-game interleague series at Minnesota.  The victory in this battle of Major League Baseball’s two worst teams allowed the Braves to end a five-game losing streak.

‘HORSE PEOPLE’ TO HIGHLIGHT CELEBRITIES’ LOVE OF HORSES, LOCALS HOPE PILOT EPISODE WILL BE PICKED UP BY NETWORK 

Written by Matt Davis on July 26, 2016. Posted in News/Weather

A pair of horse lovers with a connection to Rome, Georgia aim to showcase the horses of celebrities on the small screen.  Filming was recently completed in New Mexico for “Horse People”, a 30 minute television pilot hosted by Kevin Ellis, Barn Manager for Berry College.  It is the brainchild of former Berry professor Harry Musselwhite.  The latter serves as the producer and director for the show.

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