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Jimmy Hand Finishes Baseball Career at Northeastern

June 20, 2017 0

MEDIA RELEASE Cedartown native Jimmy Hand (CHS ’13) finished his baseball career at Northeastern University in Boston. Hand hit .313 with 6 home runs for the conference champion Huskies. The senior Marketing major was also […]


Rome Comeback Falls Short in 8-7 Loss

June 4, 2017 0

MEDIA RELEASE The Braves scored in the first inning when a Kurt Hoekstra RBI groundout made it a 1-0 game. Rome held the lead until the fifth inning, when Ty Moore and Alexis Bastardo both […]


Rome squeezes out 4-3 victory

June 3, 2017 0

MEDIA RELEASE The Braves notched a run in the second inning when Kurt Hoekstra’s groundout plated Brett Cumberland giving Rome the early 1-0 lead. The Power came back to tie it in the fourth on […]


Rome Braves fall 3-1 to West Virginia

June 3, 2017 0

MEDIA RELEASE The West Virginia Power defeated the Rome Braves Friday night 3-1 in front of a State Mutual Stadium crowd of 2,495. The Power were the first to scratch the scoreboard in the first […]

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  • 15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China
    MAO COUNTY, China (AP) -- Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 100 more people remained missing....
  • Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservative
    COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) -- Chief lieutenants in the Koch brothers' political network lashed out at the Senate Republican health care bill on Saturday as not conservative enough, becoming a powerful outside critic as GOP leaders try to rally support for their plan among rank-and-file Republicans....
  • Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 120
    MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) -- An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than 120 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said....
  • UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding
    LONDON (AP) -- Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them "not safe for people to sleep in overnight."...
  • Concert in Utah park honors man killed in London attack
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack that also injured his wife was celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved....

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  • Police: Man charged for shooting driver fleeing from officers
    A man is charged after police say he shot a driver fleeing from officers, according to Covington Police.Covington Police say 46-year-old Marcus Pitts was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after Saturday's shooting at Newton Plaza."We were not in pursuit of the vehicle, just trying to catch back up with it in order to initiate […]
  • Police alert neighbors of gunman on the loose
    Clayton County Police release a sketch of a violent home invasion suspect, and warn neighbors to be on the lookout. Authorities released an image of a man officers believe is behind the June 3 ordeal on Creekstone Way. Police said that evening, the man burst into a home, armed, and shot a man multiple times; […]
  • Dunwoody officer helps driver install child car seat
    A Dunwoody police officer took the time to help a father out with a child car seat, rather than just issue a citation. Officer Leach spotted a child in a vehicle without a child seat, and conducted a traffic stop.When Officer Leach talked to the driver, he found out he didn't have a seat for […]
  • GBI seeks help in identifying body
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's help in identifying human remains found near Interstate 85 in Banks County.A skeleton was discovered on February 5 in a wooded area near New Salem Methodist Church, at 2170 Highway 59, in Commerce. The body's location was one mile south of I-85, Exit 154 for Toccoa/SR […]
  • More than 8,000 participate in 27th Annual Race for the Cure
    More than 8,000 people participated in the Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta 27th Race for the Cure on Saturday. the event, held at Lenox Square Mall, honored all of those in the Atlanta area affected by breast cancer.Breast cancer survivors, thrivers and supporters participated in the 5k race that raised more than $1 million for […]

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