The Atlanta Falcons have high hopes that they will recover from their current four game losing streak as they play host to the New Orleans Saints in Thursday Night Football tomorrow night at the Georgia Dome. The Saints currently lead the NFC South with eight wins and two losses, while the Falcons are tied with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for last place in the division with two wins and eight losses.
The Shorter University Lady Hawks fell to Columbus State 68-65 in a non-conference match between the NCAA Division II teams last night at Shorter’s Winthrop King Centre. The game served as the nightcap of the Lady Hawks’ annual Cancer Awareness Classic, which opened with an Armuchee Lady Indians victory over the Darlington Lady Tigers 67-52 in what was the season opener for both high school teams.
The Atlanta Hawks will be in Miami, Florida tonight to take on the Heat. Tip off is set for 7:30 pm at American Airlines Arena. The game will be televised on Sport South.
The American Red Cross has hit the ground running to provide aide across five states to those affected by Sunday’s devastating tornado outbreak in the Midwest. Eight people have been confirmed dead, and homes and businesses were demolished in the storms.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a public information open house this evening to discuss proposed improvements to State Route 101 in Floyd County. The meeting will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm at Midway Primary School, located at 5 Midway School Road in Silver Creek. Plans call for the widening of SR 101 from Pleasant Hope Road to the SR 20/SR 1/US 411 Interchange. Those interested in learning more about the project are urged to attend the meeting, which is open to the public.
The 16th annual NCCAA Victory Bowl is on tap for this Saturday, November 23rd at Barron Stadium in Rome. Kick off is set for noon as Azusa Pacific University of California takes on Greenville College of Illinois.
The cost for a barrel of oil fell last week for the sixth week in a row, remaining below $95 a barrel, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group. Though crude prices have moved lower, retail gas prices remained relatively flat from the week prior.