Do you like fresh tomatoes? If the answer is ‘yes’, then you’ll want to make your plans to attend the second annual Tomato Sandwich Supper to be held tomorrow night at the Rome Civic Center on Jackson Hill. The event, set for 5 pm until 7 pm, will benefit the Free Clinic of Rome.
The Atlanta Braves’ current losing streak extended to eight games as they fell to the Seattle Mariners 7-3 yesterday in the finale of a brief two-game interleague series at Safeco Park in Seattle, Washington, thus ending an eight game road trip out west that left the Braves 0-8. It marks the first time that the Braves have gone winless on a road trip of at least eight games since 1949, when they were the Boston Braves.
Today is the first day of school for students in the Rome City and Floyd County School systems.
The statewide back-to-school tax-free holiday weekend is officially underway! It continues through tomorrow, Saturday, August 2nd. The sales tax-free holiday was reinstated under the Georgia Jobs and Family Tax Reform Plan in 2012 and extended for an additional two years through this year’s tax reform package, according to a release from the office of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal.
The Harbin Clinic has announced that longtime surgeon Dr. Paul Brock has been named “Faculty Member of the Year” for his exceptional work with students at the Medical College of Georgia’s clinical campus in northwest Georgia.
The Rome Braves beat the Lexington Legends 4-2 last night in the series finale between the teams at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, Kentucky, allowing the Braves to sweep the three-game set.
Georgia’s Secretary of State Brian Kemp has certified the recount results from the July 22nd general primary runoff election for the Republican party’s nomination for State School Superintendent.
Construction is currently underway for a new Welcome Center at Berry College.