The San Antonio Spurs topped the Miami Heat 114-104 in game five of the NBA Finals last night in San Antonio to take a 3-2 lead in the best of seven series. Game six is set for tomorrow night at 9 pm in Miami. It will be televised on ABC.
The 4th annual State Mutual Insurance Battle of the Bands will hit the stage at the historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome in just two nights from tonight! The big event is set for Saturday night at 7 pm. The Kamikaze Dali, Wolves in DC, The Strange, Five40, and Chasing December will duke it out on stage for the Judges Choice Award and the People’s Choice Award.
June is being observed nationally as PTSD (or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) Awareness Month. Licensed counselor Dr. Laurie Johnson says that while this is an affliction typically associated with the military, anyone who has been through a traumatic life experience can suffer from it. But, she adds, that there is hope. She urges those who need help to seek it out, either by searching the phone book or online.
The Rome Braves took a 3-2 victory from the Lexington Legends to close out a three game series yesterday afternoon in Lexington, Kentucky.
An Englishman has won the US Open. Golfer Justin Rose became the first person from England to win the Open in 43 years yesterday in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.
The 2013 SPLOST Committee is scheduled to meet this evening. They’ll gather at 5:30 pm in the Training Room of the Emergency Operations Center located at 409 East 12th Street in Rome. The group will continue their review of more than 40 projects that have been proposed for inclusion into the 2013 SPLOST. It is the second in a series of meetings that are being held every Thursday during the month of June.
Kiki’s Kids Camp, Floyd Healthcare Foundation’s annual summer camp for youth with diabetes, kicks off on Monday, June 17th. The camp will celebrate its 20th year with four days of events, according to a release from Floyd Public Relations.
The Atlanta Braves lost to the San Diego Padres 5-3 in the finale of a three game set in San Diego, California yesterday, allowing the Padres to complete a three game sweep of the Braves.