The NBA Finals get underway tonight. The Miami Heat will host the San Antonio Spurs in game one at 8 pm. Television coverage will be provided by ABC.
A ribbon cutting was held yesterday by the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce for Apollo Marketing, a certified testing lab recently opened at 17 Yale Street in Rome.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 in 10 innings last night at Turner Field.
The Rome Braves have announced that it will send three players to the 54th annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game. Pitcher Shae Simmons, infielder Levi Hyams, and outfielder Josh Elander will represent the Braves on the Southern Division roster. The 2013 Sally League All-Star Game is set for Tuesday, June 18th in Lakewood, New Jersey, home of the Blueclaws of the Northern Division.
Late folk artist Howard Finster will be celebrated this weekend at Finster Fest 2013 to be held at Dowdy Park in Summerville.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College has announced that it has been awarded $5,000 by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation that will be used by the college to further their literacy and basic education outreach efforts.
The Rome Braves split a double header with the Asheville Tourists last night to open up a four game series in Asheville, North Carolina. The Braves won the opener 5-3, while the Tourists took a 3-0 victory in the night cap.