Harbor House, the Northwest Georgia Child Advocacy Center, Inc. has been awarded re-accreditation by the National Children’s Alliance, following an extensive application and site review process. According to a Harbor House media release, the National Children’s Alliance is the accrediting agency for Children’s Advocacy Centers across the country and awards various levels of accreditation and membership to centers that respond to allegations of child abuse in ways that are effective and efficient and put the needs of victims of child abuse first. Accreditation is the highest level of membership with the NCA.
The University of Virginia has won its first ever College World Series title. The Cavaliers beat the defending champion Vanderbilt Commodores 4-2 in game three of the best of three CWS finals to win the series. It marks the first title in baseball for the Atlantic Coast Conference since Wake Forest won it in 1955.
If you are looking for action-packed fun for your entire family this summer, consider a trip to one of Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites. Public Affairs Coordinator Kim Hatcher says that state parks have much to offer, from hiking and biking, to kayaking and canoeing, to swimming and fishing, and camping.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the Washington Nationals 3-1 in a rain-delayed affair at Washington DC on Tuesday night.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the Washington Nationals 2-1 in 11 innings on Wednesday night in the middle outing of a three-game set in Washington DC.
The South Atlantic League All Star break has drawn to a close, and the Rome Braves will kick off the second half of their 2015 season tonight at home versus the Augusta Greenjackets. First pitch is set for 7 pm at State Mutual Stadium.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR COLOR ME FREE RUN; EVENT TO BE FOLLOWED BY FIREWORKS ON THE 4TH OF JULY
Registration is currently open for the 2nd annual Harbin Clinic Color Me Free 5K Run/Walk, set for the 4th of July at Ridge Ferry Park. The event will benefit programs of the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority.
The Northern Division beat the Southern Division 7-5 in the South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Asheville, North Carolina. The All Star break continues; the Rome Braves will open the second half of the 2015 season on Thursday night at home versus the Augusta Greenjackets.