Memorial Day is coming up on Monday, May 28th. A special service will be held in the Shannon community that day, for which the guest speaker will be Major General William Terry Nesbitt, former Adjutant General of the Georgia National Guard. The service will begin at noon near the flagpole at 1 Memorial Drive.
It was a good day at the ball park for the Rome Braves yesterday as they swept an early Education Day double header with the Augusta Greenjackets at State Mutual Stadium. The teams played a double header yesterday to make up the series opener between the teams that was rained out on Monday night.
The Atlanta Braves lost for the second night in a row to the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 last night in Cincinnati.
Shorter University’s 10th ranked Lady Hawks softball team is headed for the NAIA national championship game! The Lady Hawks beat 16th ranked Brenau 5-1 yesterday in the semifinal round of the 2012 NAIA Softball National Championship in Gulf Shores, Alabama to advance to the championship game. They’ll take on Oklahoma City for the NAIA title this afternoon at 1:30 pm. the national championship game on Wednesday.
Familiar faces will take the stage in the second annual Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge on Saturday, August 18th at 7 pm at the Rome City Auditorium. All proceeds will benefit the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia.