Ronald Acuna Jr. has been named National League Rookie of the Year! The 20-year-old Atlanta Braves outfielder nabbed 27 of 30 first-place votes and a total of 144 votes by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America to gain the honor. It marks Atlanta’s first NL ROY since Craig Kimbrel in 2011.
The Atlanta Hawks will be in Oakland, California tonight to face the Golden State Warriors in NBA action. Tip off is set for 10:30 pm Eastern. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southeast.
Fuel prices are currently plunging, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which reports that crude oil hit eight-month lows last week, meaning that the slump at the pump should continue.
The Rome-Floyd Recycling Center will hold an Electronics Recycling event for the first time ever at their new location, 412 Lavender Drive, on Saturday from 9 am until 1 pm.
Rome City Commissioners will meet in regular session this evening. Their 6:30 pm meeting will be preceded by a caucus at 5 pm at City Hall (or City Auditorium) on Broad Street. Both are open to the public.