The Rome Braves were off last night and return to action tonight on their home field at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves will host the Savannah Sand Gnats in a three game series thru Thursday night that will be followed by a four game set with the Charleston Riverdogs that opens Friday night and continues thru Monday night.
The Shorter Hawks football team began preseason workouts yesterday at Ben Brady Field on the Shorter University campus. Their practices were halted by inclement weather. The 2013 season opens for the Hawks on Saturday, September 7th in Charleston, South Carolina against Charleston Southern University. Once again this year, you can catch all the action of Shorter University football on 95.7 FM The Ridge.
FEDERAL PILOT PROJECT TO BE LAUNCHED IN ROME TODAY, AIMED AT ENGAGING CANCER PATIENTS USING TECHNOLOGY
MyJourney Compass, a federally funded pilot program, will be launched in Rome today. The goal of the program is to engage cancer patients in their own healthcare using mobile technology, according to a media release about the program.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
Rome Braves field manager Randy Ingle has enjoyed being back in Rome for the 2013 season. Ingle, who has served as Rome’s field manager for all but one season since 2006, enthuses that his time in Rome has been special largely because of the people he’s encountered.
Prices at the pump have taken a dip over gas prices this time last year. In the Southeast, motorists are paying an average of 11 cents less than they did one year ago, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group.
Looking for some cool tools for back to school? The world of technology has much to offer the student seeking to enhance their educational experience in the 2013-2014 school year. USA Today tech expert Marc Saltzman says one of those ‘cool tools’ is the Livescribe Sky Wi-Fi Smartpen. It remembers everything you write, which comes in handy when taking notes!
The Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 9-4 yesterday afternoon at Turner Field, allowing the Braves to take two of three from the Marlins over the weekend.