The Atlanta Braves completed a four game sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies in Philly for the first time since September 1964 (when they were the Milwaukee Braves) with a 3-2 win at Citizens Bank Park yesterday afternoon.
Rome City Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Bearden is leaving his post at the end of August to assume the same position in Forsyth County. According to this morning’s Rome News-Tribune, he turned in his notice yesterday at a called meeting of the Rome Board of Education. Bearden’s last day with the Rome City Schools is slated for August 31st. He will begin his new job in September.
US Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia has weighed in on the US Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to overturn President Barack Obama’s “recess” appointments to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012.
The Atlanta Braves were denied a sweep of the Houston Astros with a 6-1 loss in the finale of the three-game interleague series between the teams yesterday afternoon at Houston’s Minute Maid Park.
The Rome Braves fell to the Savannah Sand Gnats 15-12 in a high-scoring game three of a four game series at Savannah’s Grayson Stadium yesterday.
AAA Travel predicts that some 41 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, marking a 1.9 percent increase over the 40.3 million people that traveled last year and a nearly 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
In spite of a rain-drenched loss to Germany of 1-0 yesterday, the United States will advance in the World Cup. Thomas Mueller scored the only point of the game for Germany in yesterday’s outing. Thanks to a Portugal win over Ghana, the US will advance to the knockout round of the World Cup for the first time ever. They’ll face Belgium on Tuesday.
The Rome Braves were blanked by the Augusta Greenjackets 7-0 last night in the finale of a four game series at Augusta’s Lake Olmstead Stadium, resulting in a split in the series at two games a piece.