The Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act (also known as Obamacare) is not only changing the face of healthcare, it also changing the way some do business.
The end of June is typically a time of change for the Rome Exchange Club, as well as for the National Exchange Club. The local organization was paid a visit by national President-Elect Don Wright on Friday. Wright, who resides in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, says he wants to foster a culture of community service.
The Atlanta Braves took a 7-4 victory from the Milwaukee Brewers in the finale of a three game weekend series yesterday afternoon at Milwaukee’s Miller Park.
Today is the first day of summer! It is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. The days will begin to get shorter from here out, with the shortest day of the year to fall on the winter solstice (or the first day of winter) in December.
The Rome Braves fell to the Charleston Riverdogs 5-4 in 12 innings in the series finale between the teams yesterday evening at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves scored three runs in the eighth and ninth innings to tie the game up 3-3 and send it into extra innings. The Riverdogs broke the tie with two runs in the top of the 12th. The Braves notched a run in the bottom of the inning, but were unable to get past the Riverdogs.
The Stanley Cup Finals continue tonight as the Boston Bruins host the Chicago Blackhawks in game six at 8 pm. The game will be televised on NBC. The Blackhawks currently lead the best-of-seven series 3-2.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has announced that Gretchen Corbin of Rome will take over as commissioner for the Department of Community Affairs. She will leave her position as deputy commissioner at the Department of Economic Development to take her new job. Corbin will replace Commissioner Mike Beatty on August first. Beatty is leaving the position to serve as president and chief executive officer of the nonprofit organization Great Promise Partnership, Inc.