Cancer Navigators’ ‘Cast Off Against Cancer’ celebration that was scheduled for yesterday at Heritage Park in Rome has been postponed. The local non-profit intends to rescheduled the event for a date in June that is yet to be determine.
The Rome Braves fell to the Lakewood BlueClaws 8-3 on Sunday afternoon in game two of a four game series in Lakewood, New Jersey. The BlueClaws took a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the first and never looked back. They plated four more runs before the Braves would score again in the top of the eighth. Joey Meneses drove in two of the Braves’ three runs yesterday, including a solo home run in the eighth. Yean Carlos Gil took the loss for Rome, while Ranfi Casimiro got the win for Lakewood.
A one year old boy was hospitalized and treated for smoke
Rome-based Cancer Navigators will host its fourth annual ‘Cast Off Against Cancer’ celebration this Sunday, May 18th from 2 pm until 4 pm at Heritage Park in Rome. The event is the culmination of the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year, which began back in March. It will feature music from Five40 and Chasing December, the winner of last year’s State Mutual Insurance Battle of the Bands hosted by 95.7 FM The Ridge, a flower drop into the river in memory of those who have battled cancer, and awards for an oar decorating contest that has been held as a part of ‘Cast Off Against Cancer’, according to Cancer Navigators Executive Director Charlotte Atkins. Atkins says she hopes that the weather will hold out for Sunday’s celebration.
The Atlanta Braves concluded a six-game road trip on a victorious note with a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, effectively allowing the Braves to avoid being swept by the Cardinals in the three-game weekend series between the teams.
The Floyd County Board of Assessors will mail the 2014 property assessment notices today (Friday, May 16th).