The Atlanta Braves opened their final homestand of 2015 with a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night at Turner Field.
The Rome City Commission voted during their regular meeting on Monday night to approve a rezoning request from Rome Riverview Partners, LLC for a pair of parcels on Riverside Parkway, paving the way for a 100+ unit apartment complex and retail development on the site. The measure was approved 5-2, according to this morning’s Rome News-Tribune, in spite of opposition from attendees at the meeting who are concerned about the Burwell Creek wetlands and traffic in the area.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Floyd County Health Department aims to use it as an opportunity to promote the Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP).
The Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 38-28 in Monday Night Football at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for 333 yards and five touchdowns for the Packers, who improved to 3-0 on the season. The Chiefs fall to 1-2.
High school football will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 this Friday night.
The 2015 Wings Over North Georgia air show is this Saturday and Sunday, October 3rd and 4th at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in Rome. Just as local residents are excited to welcome this year’s line up of performers to the community, the performers are looking forward to receiving a healthy dose of ‘Southern Hospitality’ upon their arrival.
The Atlanta Braves were off on Monday and will open their final homestand of 2015 with a match against the Washington Nationals tonight at Turner Field. Rookie Matt Wisler is slated to serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Tanner Roark will head to the mound for Washington. First pitch is set for 7:10 pm. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410. Air time for pre-game programming is 5:55 pm from the Atlanta Braves Radio Network.
After falling for 37 consecutive days for a total savings of 39 cents per gallon, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline rose slightly, reaching $2.29 on Sunday, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group. The organization reports that retail averages are up one-tenth of a cent, but on the whole remain discounted with drivers paying the lowest average for this same date since 2004.