Just days after the explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon, an explosion was reported at a fertilizer plant last night in West, Texas. The incident has led to some 5 to 15 deaths and about 200 injuries. The explosion is believed to be nothing more than an accident; the investigation continues.
The Atlanta Braves saw a 10 game winning streak come to an end yesterday afternoon with a loss to the Kansas City Royals 1-0 in the closer of a brief two-game series at Turner Field.
The Rome Braves lost to the Charleston Riverdogs 4-1 yesterday afternoon in the closer of a three game series at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park (“The Joe”) in Charleston, South Carolina.
The Atlanta Hawks lost to the New York Knicks 98-92 in their regular season finale last night at Madison Square Garden. The Hawks end the regular season with a 44-38 record overall and 29-23 in the NBA’s Eastern Conference.
The 2013 Wings Over North Georgia air show will go on as planned, in spite of the recent sequestration by the US Government. The local air show, set for October 12th and 13th at the Russell Airport in Rome, will not include an appearance by the US Air Force Thunderbirds as originally intended, as the Thunderbirds have been grounded due to sequestration.