The Rome Braves have announced the release of their 2014 schedule. Next season will open on the road for the Braves on April 3rd; they’ll be in Hagerstown, Maryland to take on the Suns. The Braves’ home opener is set for April 10th against the Savannah Sand Gnats at State Mutual Stadium. A 2014 promotional schedule and game times are forthcoming.
The price of oil is dropping with recent discussions between the United States and Russia about convincing Syria to surrender its chemical weapons. According to AAA, The Auto Club Group, the cost for a barrel of oil closed last Friday at $108.21 on the NYMEX – $2.32 less than the week prior.
The Atlanta Braves were shut out by the San Diego Padres 4-0 in the finale of a three-game weekend series yesterday afternoon at Turner Field.
It’s Geek Week in Rome! Geek Week is being held today, September 16th thru Friday, September 20th. It is a community wide celebration of technology and innovation organized by the Technology SquareTable of the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce.
Those of us in Northwest Georgia may have enjoyed fall-like temperatures and sunny skies for the most part in recent days. But folks in other regions of the country like Colorado, which has been flooded over the last few days, don’t have it so lucky. Last weekend ended on a down note for people in New Jersey devastated by fire only a year after being annihilated by Superstorm Sandy.
The Atlanta Falcons picked up their first win of the 2013 regular season, 31-24 over the St. Louis Rams yesterday afternoon in their home opener at the Georgia Dome.
For those of you who like autumn-like conditions, get ready – this is going to be your kind of weekend. Rain moved into the Rome area overnight and is expected to give way to sunny skies and cooler temperatures over the weekend. Today’s forecast calls for a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 am with patchy fog before 9 am. Otherwise, it will be mostly sunny and a bit windy, with highs around 87. Tonight’s lows are expected to dip into the mid 50s with mostly clear skies. Look for clear conditions throughout the weekend with daytime highs in the mid 80s and overnight lows in the upper 50s to low 60s.