The Free Clinic of Rome is the winner of the Harbin Clinic’s Dime Time contest which was held on Facebook and ended on Sunday afternoon. The Free Clinic of Rome nabbed the most votes out of five charities that were in the running to receive 20,000 dimes (that’s $2,000) from Harbin Clinic in the coming days.
The Atlanta Braves rallied to defeat the reigning World Champion San Francisco Giants 9-8 in 12 innings on Monday night to open a seven homestand at Turner Field.
Gas prices are falling at the fastest rate since January, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which indicates that the decline is due to cheaper crude oil costs and the resolution of some refinery issues in the western United States. The national average price of gas has dropped for 18 days in a row for a total of 12 cents per gallon. Sunday’s average of $2.65 per gallon is the lowest average for this time of year since 2009.
The Harbin Clinic’s Tony E. Warren Cancer Center will host an open house for the Faces of Hope cancer survivor photo gallery this Wednesday, August 5th from 4 pm until 5:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public.
The US Senate has blocked a GOP bill intended to defund Planned Parenthood.
The Rome Braves fell to the Savannah Sand Gnats 7-4 in the opener of a three game series between the teams at State Mutual Stadium on Monday night. Game two of that series is set for tonight at 7 pm.
This Wednesday, August 5th is the first day of school for students in the Floyd County School system.
The Atlanta Braves snapped a six game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, denying the Phillies their first sweep of the Braves at home in almost 66 years.