Do you plan to spend some time in the great outdoors this summer? Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites now offer a Summer Camping Deal whereby patrons may receive 50 percent off in August if they camp at a state park for two or more nights in June or July. Kim Hatcher, Public Affairs Coordinator, says that details about the offer are available online at www.gastateparks.org. Additional discounts are frequently posted on social media.
The heat is on in Northwest Georgia! High temperatures are expected to be around 93 today with heat index values of 98, according to the forecast from the National Weather Service. Skies will be mostly sunny and accompanied by a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
The Atlanta Braves were off on Monday and will return to action this evening with the first of two interleague games in Toronto versus the Blue Jays. Mike Soroka (a native of Canada) will serve as Atlanta’s starting pitcher, and Jaime Garcia will head to the mound for Toronto. First pitch is slated for 7:07 pm at the Rogers Centre. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410; air time is 5:50 pm from the Braves Radio Network.
Motorists are getting some relief from high prices at the pump, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group. Sunday’s national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $2.90, marking a decline of seven cents since Memorial Day weekend.
After 11 years in business, Cycle Therapy will officially close this Thursday, June 21st. The owners of the bicycle shop, currently located at Central Plaza in Rome, have decided to pursue other opportunities.