Local News

KEMP’S ROLLBACK OF COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS EFFECTIVE AS OF TODAY; NWGA PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR DR. GARY VOCCIO SAYS CASES HAVE BEEN TRENDING DOWNWARD

Governor Brian Kemp’s rollback of COVID-19 restrictions in Georgia takes effect today. That includes the elimation of the ban on gatherings as well as shelter in place requirements, in addition to the relaxation of safety measures. The complete Executive Order is posted online at www.gov.georgia.gov. Dr. Gary Voccio, health director of the Georgia Department of…read more »

LIVE THEATRE IS ON TAP FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS IN ROME

Locals will have opportunities to enjoy some live theatre over the next couple of weeks (with protocols in regard to coronavirus). The River Arts District Playhouse (or The RAD) will present “Driving Miss Daisy” tonight through Sunday, April 18th. This show tells the story of an old Jewish lady and her African-American chaufffeur in a…read more »

Local Sports

BRAVES PLAY HOST TO PHILLIES AT TRUIST PARK OVER THE WEEKEND

The Atlanta Braves were off on Thursday and will play their home opener (in front of fans!) at Truist Park tonight versus the Philadelphia Phillies. Charlie Morton will serve as the starting pitcher for Atlanta, while Zack Wheeler will head to the mound for Philadelphia. The first pitch is set for 7:20 pm. Listen on…read more »

HAWKS TO HOST BULLS AT STATE FARM ARENA

The Atlanta Hawks will host the Chicago Bulls tonight at State Farm Arena. Tip off is scheduled for 8 pm. Television coverage will be provided by Bally Sports Southeast. This will be the second of three outings between the Hawks and the Bulls for the 2020-21 season; the Hawks won the opener in late December…read more »

ATLANTA BRAVES NAB FIRST AND SECOND WINS OF ’21 SEASON

The Atlanta Braves picked up their first and second wins of the 2021 season on Wednesday over the Washington Nationals in a twin bill at Nationals Park in Washington DC by the scores of 7-6 in the opener and 2-0 in the nightcap. It allowed the Braves to take the three game set among rivals…read more »

ATLANTA HAWKS’ WINNING STREAK ENDS AT FOUR STRAIGHT GAMES

The Atlanta Hawks were defeated by the Memphis Grizzlies 131-113 at State Farm Arena on Wednesday night, which brought a four-game winning streak to an end for Atlanta. Bogdan Bogdanovic led the injury-depleted Hawks in scoring with 24 points. Trae Young had 14 points and assists. Grayson Allen scored a game-high 30 points for the…read more »

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