The Atlanta Braves fell to New York Mets 7-1 on Tuesday night in the opener of a three game series at New York. It marked the ninth straight win for the Mets, who are undefeated at home.
The Rome Braves beat the Savannah Sand Gnats in the middle outing of a three-game set at Savannah’s Grayson Stadium on Tuesday night. That series concludes with a 7:05 pm outing tonight.
Troy Brock has been selected as the Chief of the Rome Fire Department to succeed Gordon Henderson, the offices of the Rome City and Floyd County Managers announced on Monday.
A group of concerned citizens is spearheading the effort to present the second annual Rome Floyd County Memorial Day event at Ridge Ferry Park on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th. Activities will begin at 10 am.
The Atlanta Hawks’ Mike Budenholzer has been named the NBA Coach of the Year for 2014-2015, the league announced on Tuesday. “Coach Bud” won the Red Auerbach Trophy for leading his team to the top of the Eastern Conference during the past season. The Hawks finished the regular season with a 60-22 record.
The observation of Sexual Assault Awareness Month continues with the annual Take Back the Night: Speak Out to be hosted by the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia tonight at 6:30 pm in the courtyard of the First Baptist Church of Rome. Amanda Blaugher with Pennsylvania-based Campus Outreach Services will serve as the speaker, according to SACNWGA Executive Director Kim Davis.
The Atlanta Braves were off last night and continue their current nine game road trip with a stop in New York to face the Mets tonight thru Thursday. Trevor Cahill is scheduled to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta in tonight’s opener; Jon Niese will get the start for New York. First pitch is slated for 7:10 pm at Citi Field. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410, Rome’s original home for Atlanta Braves baseball. Air time for pre-game programming is 5:55 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.