Rain once again pelted the Greater Rome area periodically throughout the day yesterday. The National Weather Service reported 1.04 inches of rain at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in the Armuchee community from early yesterday morning thru early this morning, bringing the total to 2.21 inches since Sunday evening.
In other news from the Atlanta Braves, back up catcher Evan Gattis has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique. Gattis was injured during his final at-bat in the Braves’ 2-1 win over the Mets on Monday night. The Braves have recalled infielder Tyler Pastornicky from Triple A Gwinnett.
The Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 103-100 in overtime in game six of the NBA Finals last night in Miami. With the win, Miami tied the best-of-seven series up at three games apiece. A winner will most definitely be crowned at the conclusion of game seven, which is set for tomorrow night at 9 pm in Miami.
It’s been nearly four weeks since the book was closed on the 2012-2013 school year for the Floyd County School system. At the end of the school year, more than 100 employees of the Floyd County Schools found themselves without jobs as a result of the Reduction in Force enacted by the school system to handle the system’s budget deficit. Floyd County Manager Jamie McCord says the Floyd County Schools’ budget woes are reflective of those currently being experienced by Floyd County as a whole. He adds, “it’s a tough situation.”
The Atlanta Braves dropped both games of a day/night double header to the New York Mets 4-3 yesterday afternoon and 6-1 last night at Turner Field.
The Northern Division beat the Southern Division 2-1 in the 54th annual South Atlantic League All Star Game last night in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Game four of the Stanley Cup Finals is set for tonight. The Boston Bruins, who currently have a 2-1 lead in the series, will host the Chicago Blackhawks at 8 pm. The game will be televised on NBC.