The Rome Braves fell to the Charleston Riverdogs 3-1 yesterday evening in the finale of a three game series at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Ballpark in Charleston, South Carolina, allowing the Riverdogs to take the series 2-1.
A community Independence Day Parade will be held in Lindale this evening at 7 pm along Park Avenue. Parade line-up will begin at 6 pm at Pepperell High School on Dragon Drive. The parade will end at the First Baptist Church of Lindale and is expected to last about an hour, according to event organizer Alana Ellenburg.
The Atlanta Braves were off last night and will open a Fourth of July weekend series against the Arizona Diamondbacks tonight at Turner Field.
Rome’s 4th of July celebration at Ridge Ferry Park is shaping up to be one colorful event. The community celebration is being presented by the Harbin Clinic and sponsored by the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority.
Fourth of July fun for everyone is on tap for today around Floyd County. Activities will include the Rome Fourth of July celebration at Ridge Ferry Park, presented by the Harbin Clinic and sponsored by the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority. The event will feature the Color Me Free 5K, for which registration will get underway at 4:30 pm at the park. Race-day registration is $35. The race is slated to begin at 6 pm. The fireworks program will begin at 9:30 pm and will be highlighted by a moment of silence, the presentation of colors and pledge of allegiance, a performance of the National Anthem by the Harbin Choir and a patriotic sing-along. Fireworks are expected to begin around 9:45 pm. Babe’s Bayou Band will perform before and after the fireworks program. For more information, visit www.harbinclinic.com or www.rfpra.com.
The semifinalists have been announced for the 5th annual State Mutual Insurance Battle of the Bands! The Battle is being conducted by 95.7 FM The Ridge as a fundraiser for Rome-based non profit Cancer Navigators.
The Rome Braves fell to the Augusta Greenjackets 3-2 in front of a sold out crowd of 5,105 last night at State Mutual Stadium, allowing the Greenjackets to take the series 2-1 over the Braves.
Independence Day activities in Cave Spring will get underway tonight with fireworks at 9 pm. The 29th annual Cave Spring Independence Day Parade is set for tomorrow at 9 am. According to those who know, the best place to watch the parade is on the square in downtown Cave Spring. There will be a live broadcast during the parade by 95.7 FM The Ridge in cooperation with WGAA 1340 in Cedartown.