The Atlanta Braves lost to the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Thursday night in the finale of a four game series between the teams; it was the second outing of two at Boston’s Fenway Park. That allowed the Red Sox to sweep the series after losing 10 straight prior to the interleague set.
Berry College athletics has announced that nine student-athletes have committed to Berry’s women’s basketball program and will join the Vikings for their 2014-2015 season.
DEMPSEY JOINS EFFORT TO GET GEORGIANS TO ‘LOOK AGAIN’ FOR CHILDREN LEFT UNATTENDED IN CARS THIS SUMMER
State Representative Katie Dempsey of Rome participated in the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning’s (DECAL’s) “Look Again” campaign, launched by Governor Nathan Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal and leaders of multiple state agencies on Tuesday. According to a release from the Georgia House of Representatives, “Look Again” is a public awareness initiative of DECAL that calls for parents and caregivers of children to have heightened awareness this summer about the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles.
Do you have a recent graduate for whom you are seeking the perfect gift? Or are you already thinking about what you’d like to get your Dad for Father’s Day? Tech expert Marc Saltzman, a frequent contributor to USA Today, urges consumers to give the gift of technology. He recommends “Seagate Central”, a consumer networked-attached storage drive that has media streaming capabilities and apps for mobile devices and Smart TVs.
The Rome Braves began a seven game road trip with a loss to the Savannah Sand Gnats, 3-2, in 12 innings on Thursday night at Savannah’s Grayson Stadium.
Three former Calhoun High School students were charged with aggravated sexual battery and underage alcohol consumption on Wednesday. The charges stem from an alleged case of sexual assault at a cabin in Gilmer County following the school’s prom nearly three weeks ago. Andrew Haynes, Fields Chapman and Damon “Avery” Johnson, all 18, turned themselves into the Gilmer County Jail and were released on $51,000 bond. The trio had been accused of rape by a Calhoun High School student, though officials say that there was not enough evidence to charge them with rape.
Finster Fest will make its grand return to Dowdy Park in Summerville this weekend. The festival, intended to honor late folk artist Howard Finster, will feature more than 50 juried artists, live entertainment and food. It will be open to the public on Saturday, May 31st from 11 am until 5 pm and on Sunday, June 1st from 1 pm until 5 pm. The “Man of Vision” aftershow is set for Saturday evening from 5 pm until midnight and will include music from Shenandoah, the Randall Bramblett Band, The Whiskey Gentry and the Travis Denning Band.
The Atlanta Braves were blanked by the Boston Red Sox 4-0 on Wednesday night at Boston’s Fenway Park, marking the Red Sox’s third straight win over the Braves.