In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks will continue their run in the Eastern Conference semifinals tonight as hosts to the Washington Wizards in game two.
Plans for the Tennis Center of Georgia at Berry College were laid out by officials from the City of Rome and others during a special meeting at City Hall on Monday afternoon.
LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TO BE LAUDED AT CELEBRATING LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY DAY
Efforts of local law enforcement and emergency management officials to keep the community safe will be lauded at the Celebrating Law Enforcement and Public Safety Day event, set for Saturday, May 16th from 11 am until 6 pm at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome. A number of agencies will have equipment available for viewing, including the Rome and Floyd County Police, Floyd and Redmond EMT and the Georgia State Patrol (who will be there with their chopper), according to event organizer David Thornton, Chaplain of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department. There will also be inflatables for kids, food tents and live music.
The Atlanta Braves blanked the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 in the series finale between the teams at Turner Field on Sunday. The Braves settled for a 2-2 split in their four game set with the Reds.
The Rome Braves beat the Kannapolis Intimidators 10-7 in the finale of a four game series at Kannapolis, North Carolina on Monday night. The Braves are off today and will open a seven-game homestand on Wednesday night.
Motorists across the nation are finding the highest gas prices of 2015, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the national average price for regular unleaded is $2.62 per gallon, up 59 cents from this year’s low of $2.03 in late January.
The 2015 Rome Leadership Prayer Breakfast is set for this Tuesday, May 5th at The Forum. Doors open at 6:30 pm, with the breakfast to begin at 7 am.
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Washington Wizards 104-98 in game one of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Sunday at the Philips Arena.