Local senior citizens will want to mark their calendars for Wednesday, April 29th. That’s the date of the 27th annual Senior Inforum. It will be held from 10 am until 1 pm at The Forum in downtown Rome.
Attention, University of Georgia alumni and fans! UGA Day is coming to Rome! The event will be held at The Forum on Thursday evening and will feature appearances by head football coach Mark Richt, head men’s basketball coach Mark Fox and UGA president Jere Morehead.
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 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.