The Tellus: Northwest Georgia Science Museum is getting ready for its annual Night at the Museum. The event is set for Saturday, August 4th from 6 pm until 10 pm. Museum marketing director Joe Schulman says that the focus of the event will be on science and science fiction and how they relate. Scientists, authors and adventurers, real and fictional, will mingle with guests at the event. Children will get autograph books to collect the autographs of these characters.
The Rome Braves lost to the Savannah Sand Gnats 5-1 in the series closer between the teams yesterday afternoon in Savannah. Fabian Williamson was tagged with the loss for Rome, while Domingo Tapia got the win for Savannah.
The Floyd County Democratic Party will host an Early Voting Extravaganza tomorrow from 11 am until 2 pm at Banty Jones Park on Maple Street. A shuttle will be provided to those who wish to go vote early during the special Saturday early voting day at the Floyd County Elections office downtown Rome, according to Wendy Davis with the Floyd County Democrats. There will also be live entertainment at the event from Soulful Sounds and food.
For more information about tomorrow’s Early Voting Extravaganza to be hosted by the Floyd County Democratic Party, visit www.floyddemocrats.org, visit the Party’s headquarters at 5 Broad Street in downtown Rome or call (706) 962-3237.
The Center for Public History at the University of West Georgia will host a Textile History Day at the Chieftains Museum tomorrow. According to a release from the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau, representatives will be collecting the history of Rome’s mill communities through oral stories and old photographs. Both former mill workers and family members are invited to bring their stories for inclusion.
The July 31st primary election is now a week and a day away, and early voting continues for said election. Voters are weighing in on the T-SPLOST referendum, along with a number of state and local races. Political consultant Adam Clemons, owner of ABC Design political consulting firm, says that while some candidates in the November general election are uncontested in the July 31st primary, they’re already campaigning.
The Atlanta Braves lost to the Washington Nationals 9-2 yesterday afternoon in the finale of a four game series at Nationals Park in DC. That led to a series split between the teams and left the Braves right back where they started before the series began – three and a half games behind the Nationals in the National League East.
Georgia’s Secretary of State Brian Kemp is urging Georgians to take advantage of Saturday voting for the July 31st primary election tomorrow.
The Rome Braves posted a 2-1 win over the Savannah Sand Gnats in the series opener between the teams last night in Savannah.