The Atlanta Braves saw a 12-game losing streak come to an end as they beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 in the opener of a three game series in Philadelphia on Monday night.
Local residents were given a glimpse into what it’s like to live in poverty during the Rome Floyd County Poverty Simulation held on Thursday night at the Willingham Gym on Division Street. Participants were assigned roles and worked through a series of stations designed to simulate the situations faced by those living in poverty.
Friday night lights are set to shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field for week two of the 2015 season.
The Rome Braves closed out their 2015 season with a loss to the Hickory Crawdads 5-4 on Monday in Hickory, North Carolina. The Braves ended the second half of the season with 27 wins and 43 losses and in last place of the South Atlantic League’s Southern Division.
The 2015 First Friday concert series will conclude tonight at Bridgepoint Plaza. This month’s free concert will feature the music of Broad & Third and is set to get underway at 7 pm.
The Georgia State Patrol is reminding motorists to put safety first over Labor Day weekend.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets kicked off their season with a 69-6 win over Alcorn State in a non-conference outing in Atlanta on Thursday night. The No. 16 Yellow Jackets held a whopping 48-0 lead by halftime. Marcus Marshall and Patrick Skov led the charge; Marshall ran for 184 yards and two touchdowns, while Skov accumulated 72 rushing yards and three touchdowns in his first game with Tech.