The Miami Heat are once again NBA champions after defeating the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 last night in game seven of the NBA Finals in Miami. This marks the Heat’s second straight year to win the championship. LeBron James was once again named Finals MVP.
The Rome Braves opened the second half of the 2013 season with a loss to the Charleston Riverdogs 4-2 last night at State Mutual Stadium.
The 2013 SPLOST Committee is slated to meet this evening at 5:30 pm in the Training Room of the Emergency Operations Center located at 409 East 12th Street in Rome.
The Atlanta Braves nabbed a 5-3 victory from the New York Mets last night at Turner Field.
The Atlanta Braves dropped the closer of a five game series to the New York Mets 4-3 last night at Turner Field.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 8.3 percent in May, up from 8.2 percent in April. However, the May 2013 rate was down from 9.1 percent in May 2012.
The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce is celebrating National Small Business Week by encouraging the community to shop locally and by highlighting the Chamber’s small business support programs.
In other news from the Atlanta Braves, the team has signed first round pick Jason Hursh to a $1.7 million contract. Hursh is the 31st overall selection in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft. He is expected to join the Rome Braves tonight.