Shorter University has announced that Lane Pace has been named its new golf coach. Pace comes to Shorter from California Baptist, where he served as head men’s and women’s golf coach. He will serve in the same capacity at Shorter.
Unity Christian School has announced plans for capital improvements to its campus at 2960 New Calhoun Highway in Rome.
The Rome Braves got a little help from a major leaguer in their 3-0 shut out of the Charleston Riverdogs yesterday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium. Atlanta Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy was in town for a major league rehab stint. He pitched five scoreless innings for Rome, giving up only three hits.
Mercy Senior Care in Rome is celebrating National Women’s Health Week with a Seminar on Diabetes. The seminar began yesterday and continues daily thru Friday, May 31st from 2 pm until 3 pm. It will educate women over the age of 50 about diabetes and self care, according to Mercy Senior Care Director Elizabeth Molina.
The Rome Little Theatre will open its production of Shakespeare in Hollywood on stage at the historic DeSoto Theatre tomorrow night. The show will run for the next two weekends. On the night of the Saturday, June 8th show, the Theatre will pay tribute to an old friend. That will be a “Night for Debby”. Debby Brown passed away on May 21st at the age of 60. The RLT seeks to honor Debby for her service to the theatre and to Rome’s arts community, according to Shakespeare in Hollywood’s producer, Neal Brackett.
The Atlanta Braves were blanked by the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 last night in the opener of a brief two game series at Turner Field and the third of four games between the teams in as many days.
Teams are currently being recruited the 1st annual Kiwanis Club of Rome Volleyball Showdown. The event is set for Saturday, June 22nd at the Thornton Recreation Center across from Armuchee High School.