The Rome Braves beat the Charleston Riverdogs 5-4 in 12 innings to close out a three game series (and a six game homestand) yesterday at State Mutual Stadium.
The Floyd County Republican Party will hold its 10th annual Tillman Hangar Rally tomorrow (Saturday, August 23rd) at 11 am at the Richard B. Russell Airport in Rome.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Atlanta Braves dropped the finale of a four game series with the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 yesterday afternoon at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative will host their annual River Revelry: A Biodiversity Bash tomorrow evening (Saturday, August 23rd) from 6 pm until 11 pm at Heritage Park on the Coosa River in downtown Rome. The event will include live music from Jerry on the Moon, silent and live auctions, boat rides on the Roman Holiday and (possibly) the CRBI’s Arnemetia, the Blue Sky Outfitter Recycled Raft Race, and a Barbecue Battle, in addition to the coronation of the King and Queen of River Revelry.
Adding to a busy weekend in the Greater Rome area will be the United States Tennis Association Southern Closed Doubles Championships. The event is expected to bring more than 400 of the best youth tennis players from around the Southeast. Matches will primarily be held at the Rome-Floyd Tennis Center, with Alto Park, Etowah Park and Darlington School serving as overflow sites for the tourney.