The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Washington Wizards 117-102 at the Philips Arena on Monday night. It was the fifth straight win for the Wizards and marked the end of a five game winning streak for the Hawks.
The price at the gas pump continues to rise with each passing day, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that over the past 20 days, gas prices have risen a total of 23 cents nationwide and 28 cents in Georgia.
The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session on Tuesday. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 4:30 pm, to be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Both are open to the public. A clarification of the county’s fracking laws is expected at the meeting. View Commissioners’ agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Atlanta Hawks will play host to the Washington Wizards tonight. Tip off is set for 8 pm at the Philips Arena.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 in Spring Training action on Monday afternoon in Bradenton, Florida.
Spring is here, and it’s a great time to visit Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites. Public Affairs Coordinator Kim Hatcher enthuses that state parks have something to offer every member of your entire family, from fishing to mini-golf to camping.
Georgia Tech will hit the road to face South Carolina in second round action of the National Invitation Tournament tonight. The Yellow Jackets are fourth-seeded, while the Gamecocks are the top seed in the tournament. Tonight’s game is slated to get underway at 9 pm and will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Rome’s radio home for Georgia Tech athletics. Air time for pre-game programming is 8:30 pm.
The Atlanta Braves fell to a split squad team from the Detroit Tigers 8-2 in Spring Training on Sunday at Kissimmee, Florida. The Tigers scored five runs in the first inning and never looked back. Bud Norris was rocked for six runs, five of them earned, over four and two-third innings; he took the loss for Atlanta.