The Rome Braves fell to the Savannah Sand Gnats 5-2 in a game that was shortened to five innings due to heavy rain at State Mutual Stadium on Monday night. The Braves will play game two of their three game series with the Sand Gnats tonight at 7 pm.
The fourth annual Starving Artist Expo will be held this Saturday, April 18th from 11 am until 7 pm at the Seven Hills Fellowship, located at 538 Broad Street in downtown Rome.
The 2015 Masters golf tournament is on the books. Jordan Spieth won the Green Jacket on Sunday in Augusta, just one year after being denied the opportunity to become the youngest Masters champion in history. He tied the score set by Tiger Woods in 1997 at 18-under 270.
The Rome Braves notched their first win of the season 3-2 over the Asheville Tourists in the finale of a four game series at State Mutual Stadium on Sunday. The Braves welcome the Savannah Sand Gnats to Rome for a three game-series tonight thru Wednesday. Tonight’s series opener is slated to get underway at 7 pm.
Gas prices continue to fluctuate as refineries begin to exit the spring maintenance season and prepare for the summer driving season, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.39, down a fraction of a cent from last week.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a 5 pm caucus, to be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the Rome City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Both are open to the public.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Mets 4-3 in the finale of a three game series at Turner Field on Sunday, ending the Braves’ season-opening winning streak at five games.
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Washington Wizards 108-99 in DC on Sunday night. Most of the Hawks’ starters were given the night off. The team was led offensively by Shelvin Mack, who contributed 14 points, six assists and four rebounds.