The 2015 Walk MS: Georgia will be held on the campus of Berry College this Saturday, April 11th. Registration begins at 9 am, with the walk to start at 10 am.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 2-0 on Wednesday night at Marlins Park in Miami, allowing the Braves to complete a three game sweep of the Marlins to open the 2015 season.
The Atlanta Hawks took a 114-111 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night in Brooklyn, thanks to a dunk from Al Horford with 19 second remaining in the game. Horford led the Hawks in scoring with 24 points. Mike Scott also contributed 20 points and eight rebounds.
Nashville-based recording artist Hope Sonam will return to her hometown of Rome to perform at the Historic DeSoto Theatre this Saturday, April 11th in the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation’s final Venue Dog Concert Series event for 2014-2015.
The sale and regulation of consumer fireworks could become legalized in Georgia, if approved by Governor Nathan Deal.
The Rome Braves will open their 2015 season tonight against the defending South Atlantic League Champion Asheville Tourists. Hall-of-Famer Bobby Cox is slated to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at State Mutual Stadium. The game is scheduled to get underway at 7 pm.
The 2015 Masters golf tournament gets underway today at the Augusta National Golf Club. WLAQ AM 1410 will have regular updates from this year’s Masters, brought to you by Golf Fore Less in Rome.
Governor Nathan Deal has announced that Georgia’s net tax revenues for March totaled $1.43 billion for an increase of $118.5 million, or nine percent, compared to March 2014. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $13.85 billion for an increase of $794.8 million, or 6.1 percent, compared to the previous fiscal year, when net tax revenues totaled $13.05 billion through nine months. Year-to-date gross tax collections, before refunds and distributions to local governments, totaled $19.2 billion, an increase of $1.08 billion, or six percent, compared to the year-to-date total of $18.12 billion in March 2014.