The Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks fell to the San Antonio Spurs 114-95 on Sunday at the Philips Arena, marking the first time that the Hawks have dropped three straight games during the 2014-2015 season.
Gems, minerals, crystals, stones and more will be on display at the Valley and Ridge Gem and Mineral Show to be held today thru Sunday at The Forum in downtown Rome. The show being presented by the Rome Georgia Mineral Society.
The filming for the production of ABC Studios’ “The Kingmakers” that was originally scheduled for Sunday, March 22nd has been postponed until Tuesday, March 24th due to anticipated inclement weather.
The Georgia Highlands College Chargers are bound for the Final Four of the NJCAA National Basketball Championship! The 19th seeded Chargers move on in the tournament after picking up a 64-59 victory over sixth-seeded Hutchinson in front of their home crowd on Thursday night in Hutchinson, Kansas. It marked GHC’s third straight upset of a higher-seeded team. The Chargers were lead in scoring by Montrel Goldston with 16 points.
The Atlanta Braves beat a Detroit Tigers split squad 5-3 in Spring Training action at Champion Stadium in Kissimmee, Florida on Sunday. Braves starter Shelby Miller limited the Tigers to one unearned run and four hits, walked two and struck out four in five innings. Shortstop Pedro Ciriaco also contributed to the Braves’ victory by going 2-for-3 with three RBIs, including a two-run single in the eighth that broke a 3-3 tie and ultimately gave his team the ‘w’.
The Rome Floyd Recycling Center will host a free Computer and Electronics Recycling Event this Saturday, March 21st. Items can be taken to the center at 405 Watters Street from 9 am until 1 pm, according to Floyd County Public Works Director Michael Skeen.
Today is the first day of Spring! Actually, Spring officially arrives at 6:45 pm this evening. It marks the Vernal Equinox, one of two times of year when the amount of daylight and nighttime are equal. The Autumnal Equinox will occur on the first day of Fall in September.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 in Spring Training action at Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on Thursday.