The Rome Braves fell to the first-place Savannah Sand Gnats 11-3 last night in the opener of a three game series (and a six game homestand) at State Mutual Stadium.
The wait is almost over for college football fans who are eager for the 2014 season to begin!
The Rome Police Department will host the first annual Unsafe Seat Project today at the Rome Civic Center from 3 pm until 7 pm. The last inspection is set to begin at 6:30 pm.
The First Baptist Church of Lindale is joining the Ice Bucket Challenge craze. The church will conduct the challenge this Sunday in honor of member Freddie Giles, a 49-year-old who has ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The Ice Bucket Challenge for the Freddie Giles Foundation will take place at FBCL, 26 Park Street in Lindale, this Sunday afternoon at 12:30 pm. Water and ice will be supplied. All donations are tax-deductible; every cent will go to the Foundation.
The Rome Braves have released their 2015 schedule. The Braves will open the season at home on April 9th against the Asheville Tourists. The 2015 promotional calendar and special game times are slated to be announced at a later date.
The Rome City Commission has unanimously agreed to hire two firms to design the Tennis Center of Georgia at Berry College. The job will be completed by Rome based Cevian Design Lab and international company Populous. The 72-court facility will be the largest in the state. It is a 2013 SPLOST-funded project.
Ford, Gittings and Kane Jewelers at 312 Broad Street in downtown Rome is offering the public an opportunity to bid on jewelry (and potentially walk away with that jewelry at a very low price) and, at the same time, contribute to two local charities.
The Atlanta Braves kicked off a 10-game road trip with a 7-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates last night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, marking the Braves’ fourth straight win.