The Atlanta Braves opened an eight game road trip with a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 last night in LA.
Online voting for the 5th annual State Mutual Insurance Battle of the Bands to benefit Cancer Navigators continues through this Friday at midnight. Seven semifinalists are vying to be among the Final Four that will proceed to an on-stage showdown at the historic DeSoto Theatre on Saturday, August 9th.
The Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home has announced plans for its annual Low Country Boil and Barbecue. The event is set for Thursday, August 21st at the Rome Civic Center. Doors will open at 6 pm. The event will feature an open bar and an all-you-can-eat buffet of low country boil and barbecue provided by Two Can Do catering at 7:15 pm.
The Rome Braves beat the West Virginia Power 5-1 last night in game three of a four game series at State Mutual Stadium.
The Rome Braves fell to the West Virginia Power 4-3 in 10 innings to close out a four game series between the teams (and a seven game homestand) last night at State Mutual Stadium.
Local students will soon be heading back to school. The Georgia Department of Revenue will aim to help back-to-school shoppers save a little money during the next Sales Tax Holiday set for this weekend. It will begin at 12:01 am on Friday, August 1st and continue through 12:00 midnight on August 2nd.
The Atlanta Braves closed out an 11-game homestand with 2-0 shut out victory over the San Diego Padres yesterday afternoon at Turner Field.
The price at the gas pump is the lowest since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that the national and Florida average prices for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline are on a 30-day streak of declines. Prices in Georgia and Tennessee have fallen 34 and 32 consecutive days, respectively.