The Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 5-2 in the finale of a three game series last night in DC, reducing their magic number to clinch the National League East to two.
Area high school football teams are putting the finishing touches on their preparation for week four of the 2013 season and will once again take the field tomorrow night.
College football will take to the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge on Saturday.
INJURY-PLAGUED ATLANTA FALCONS TO TAKE THE FIELD IN MIAMI THIS SUNDAY, COVERAGE ON 95.7 FM THE RIDGE
Atlanta Falcons football will hit the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge on Sunday. The Falcons, who are 1-1 so far this season, will be in Miami to face the Dolphins at 4:05 pm. They certainly have their work cut out for them, as many of their players are sidelined due to injuries.
International Paper announced at yesterday”s Rome-Floyd County Development Authority meeting its plans to expand their paper mill in Coosa, leading to an investment of between $100 million to $150 million and the retention of over 460 employees.
Floyd County Sheriff Tim Burkhalter is looking forward to his attendance at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Burkhalter is the only Sheriff in the history of Floyd County to attend the academy.
Geek Week continues in Greater Rome. It’s a celebration of technology and innovation hosted by the Technology Square Table of the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce. A quick time change for one of today’s scheduled events. The Egg Drop Competition to be held at Barron Stadium at 4 pm. WLAQ News/The Ridge Report initially reported the start time as 10 am. Teams will test their engineering prowess by designing a device intended to enable a raw egg to be dropped from the top of the stadium without cracking upon hitting the ground.
Try not to panic, Atlanta Braves fans, we know it’s September. But the Braves dropped both games of a day/night double header with the Washington Nationals, 6-5 and 4-0, yesterday in Washington DC. The twin bill was intended to make up a game that was postponed from Monday due to the tragic shooting at nearby Washington Navy Yard.