The Atlanta Hawks return to their home court at the Philips Arena tonight, following a five game road trip. They’ll host the Milwaukee Bucks in NBA action at 7:30 pm. It will mark the return of Hawks’ former head coach Larry Drew and former player Zaza Pachulia.
The Rome Braves have announced a new promotion for fans in 2014. The VIP On-Field Experience will begin with the Atlanta Braves exhibition game on March 29th. Via this promotion, fans will have the opportunity to go on the field prior to the game to watch batting practice.
The Remembering the Trail of Tears series will conclude this Thursday evening, March 13th, with a lecture from scholar Sarah H. Hill. The lecture, entitled “Cherokees, Georgians, and the Trail of Tears from Rome, 1838”, is set to get underway at 7 pm at Berry College’s Krannert Ballroom.
A movie that was partially filmed in Rome is slated for release in theaters this Friday. Dream Works Pictures’ “Need for Speed”, which is based on the video game series of the same name, stars Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Imogen Poots and involves a high-stakes cross-country race.
The Atlanta Braves picked up a pair of split squad wins yesterday in Spring Training action.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative is urging members of the State House of Representatives to vote ‘no’ on SB 213, the Flint River Drought Protection Act. The House is slated to vote on the matter today. The bill is intended to address low flow conditions in the Flint River.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-1 yesterday afternoon in Spring Training action in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Braves starter Julio Teheran pitched four scoreless innings to lead his team to victory. Dan Uggla celebrated his 33rd birthday with a solo home run in the fifth inning.