Do you like peaches? The Kiwanis Club of Rome has some for sale right now! Orders are being taken through July 15th as part of the club’s annual Peach Sale, according to sale chairman John Pillsbury.
Pillsbury says that money raised from the peach sale will fund key clubs at local schools. He adds that peaches will be delivered on July 25th. The peaches are coming from south Georgia a little later this year than usual.
The Rome Braves swept a double header with the Asheville Tourists 8-2 and 3-2 last night at State Mutual Stadium.
In other Braves news from over the weekend, closing pitcher Craig Kimbrel has been selected to represent Atlanta on the National League roster in the 2013 MLB All Star Game, which is set for Tuesday, July 16th at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. It marks Kimbrel’s third straight All-Star berth. First baseman Freddie Freeman is one of five players named to the NL Final Vote ballot. Fans can cast their ballots in the Final Vote at www.mlb.com thru this Thursday at 4 pm.
What does FREEDOM mean to you? To many, it is echoed in the ultimate price paid to ensure the independence of our nation. For others, it can mean being set free from anything holding them back. Atlanta-based counselor Dr. Karin Smithson, PhD believes that everyone is seeking freedom and empowerment of some form. It could be an addiction, an unhealthy relationship or anything that imprisons one from reaching his or her full potential.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. Their 5 pm caucus session will be followed by their 6:30 pm regular meeting at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at City Commissioners’ agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 yesterday in the closer of a three game series at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park.
The July Fourth holiday travel period is officially underway. The 102-hour holiday period began yesterday evening at 6 pm and ends at midnight on Sunday, July 7th.