The Atlanta Braves fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-6 last night in game three of the National League Division Series in LA, allowing the Dodgers to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five set.
The Floyd County Republican Party will step aside from politics momentarily to host their first annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, October 19th from 11 am until 2 pm at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome.
Tonight’s the big night that the Atlanta Braves begin play in the 2013 MLB post season! Turner Field will be the site of game one of the National League Division Series tonight as the NL East Champion Atlanta Braves host the NL West Champion Los Angeles Dodgers. First pitch is set for 8:37 pm. The National League’s Pitcher of the Month for September, Kris Medlen, will serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Clayton Kershaw, a past Cy Young Award winner who is heavily favored to win the award again this year, will get the start for LA. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410, Rome’s original home for Atlanta Braves baseball. Air time for pre-game programming is 7:20 pm from the Braves Radio Network.
Monday Night Football will take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge tonight as the Atlanta Falcons play host to the New York Jets at the Georgia Dome. Kick off is slated for 8:40 pm. Pre-game coverage will begin at 6:30 pm.
The Pumpkin Patch at Trinity United Methodist Church in Rome is officially open for business! It remains open until Halloween (Thursday, October 31st) from 10 am until dusk every day except for Sunday, when the Pumpkin Patch hours are noon until dusk. Some 3,000 pumpkins in a variety of shapes and sizes are for sale on the front lawn of the church, located at the corner of Turner McCall Boulevard and Fifth Avenue. They range in price from $1 for the smaller “spooky” pumpkins to $30-$40 for the larger pumpkins.
And for those keeping up with happenings related to the federal government shutdown –
The Tampa Bay Rays have punched their ticket to the American League Division Series. They did so with a 4-0 win over the Cleveland Indians in the AL Wild Card Game last night in Cleveland. The Rays will face the Boston Red Sox in the ALDS. Game one is slated for tomorrow in Boston.