The Rome Braves dropped a heartbreaker to the Asheville Tourists 8-7 last night in the finale of a three game series at McCormick Field in Asheville, North Carolina, allowing the Tourists to complete a three-game sweep of the Braves. The Braves had a 7-2 lead heading into the eighth, but the Tourists scored two runs in the bottom of that inning and four more runs in the bottom of the ninth to rally back for the win.
Local emergency management will participate in a mass fatality response drill at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field on Friday. The drill is being facilitated by Region C of Georgia Regional Coordinating Hospitals, in coordination with the Rome-Floyd Local Emergency Planning Committee.
The Rome Fire Department is in the midst of hosting area fifth graders in series of field trips intended to offer the students a behind-the-scenes look at the fire department’s education center. The center is a part of the SPLOST-funded Emergency Operations Center at 409 East 12th Street in Rome.
The Rome Braves lost the Asheville Tourists 12-7 in a marathon outing last night in Asheville, North Carolina. The Tourists jumped on the board early with three runs in the first and five in the third to take an 8-1 lead. That proved to be too much for the Braves to overcome, in spite of a later inning rally that included four runs in the fifth.
The Floyd County Police Department stated on Wednesday that Angela Worsham, the woman found dead in her car in the Armuchee Creek in February, was accidentally drowned.
The First Friday concert series will make its grand return this Friday night with another Broad Street Block Party featuring performances from Tinsley Ellis and opening act Babes Bayou. The block party will take place on the 200, 300 and 400 blocks of Broad Street from 7 pm until 10 pm. The concert is free! For more information, call the Rome Downtown Development Authority at (706) 236-4520 or visit the Downtown Rome, Georgia Facebook page.
It was another tough night for the Atlanta Braves in Miami last night as they fell to the Marlins 9-3 in the middle game of a three game set at Marlins Park.
The Atlanta Hawks could clinch their first round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers with a win in game six tonight at the Philips Arena. Atlanta currently leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. A win tonight would ensure a trip to the second round of the playoffs, in which they would face the Washington Wizards.