The Atlanta Braves fell to the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game series at SunTrust Park, ending a five-game winning streak for Atlanta. It marked the Braves’ first loss at their new ballpark.
The Rome Area Council for the Arts is looking forward to a flurry of activity this spring. It will all kick off on Friday night with the 6th annual Fire Fly Fling highlighting the rivers and the arts in downtown Rome. Tickets are sold out, according to RACA director Mandy Maloney, who anticipates great views and great times on the Third Avenue parking deck.
It’s Tax Day in the US of A! You have until midnight tonight to file your 2016 tax return (if you haven’t done so already).
The Rome Braves took a 3-2 victory from Tim Tebow and the Columbia Fireflies before a packed house on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series at State Mutual Stadium.
The Atlanta Hawks will continue their run in the NBA playoffs with game two of their first round series against the Washington Nationals tonight in Washington DC. Tip off is slated for 7 pm. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southeast and on NBATV.
The Spring Plant Sale at Georgia Northwestern Technical College is scheduled to begin today at the greenhouses located across from GNTC’s Floyd County campus, next to the Woodlee Building. Opening day hours are 1 pm until 6 pm. The sale will continue from 9 am until 6 pm on Wednesday and Thursday and from 9 am until 3 pm on Friday. Payments may be made with cash or check, according to a GNTC media release.
The Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Monday night in the finale of a four game series at SunTrust Park, allowing the Braves to christen their new ballpark with a sweep of the Padres. It was the fifth consecutive victory for Atlanta.
Gas prices appeared to level off over the weekend after increasing for more than two weeks, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that prior to the weekend, gas prices rose an average of 12 cents over 19 days nationwide and by 13 cents in 18 days in Georgia.