The Coosa River Basin Initiative is seeking volunteers for Waterfest XIV, set for Friday and Saturday, May 2nd and 3rd at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome. Help is needed with set up for the event, activities during the event, and clean up afterwards.
The Rome Braves will open their 2014 season tonight in Hagerstown, Maryland against the Suns.
Congratulations to Pepperell High School tennis coach Tim Gillespie for notching his 400th win with a sweep from both his girls and boys teams against Rockmart on Tuesday.
Former Rome High School principal Mike Buck is on the campaign trail in support of his bid for State School Superintendent.
The Atlanta Braves blanked the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 in the finale of a three-game series at Milwaukee’s Miller Park yesterday afternoon.
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Chicago Bulls 105-92 last night in NBA action at the Philips Arena.
Paul Millsap scored 22 points and Jeff Teague added 21 points for the Hawks, which lost all four of their outings with the Bulls this season.
A man was struck and killed by a train on Tuesday evening as he was walking on the tracks north of the Maple Road/Park Avenue crossing in Lindale. The incident occurred just after 6 pm. Officials have yet to release the victim’s identity.
The Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville is getting ready to celebrate a pair of milestones in a big way. A Block Party will be held at the museum on Saturday, April 26th from 7 pm until 11 pm and will feature games of a scientific nature, food trucks, an open bar and more. The milestones to be celebrated are Tellus’s fifth year in business and their one millionth visitor, which was actually a group of third graders from Calhoun Elementary School.