College basketball will take to the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 tonight as Georgia Highlands College’s Lady Chargers basketball team plays host to Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Lady Bobcats. Matt Davis and Randy Davis will call the action of tonight’s game, for which tip off is set for 7 pm. The game will also be aired online at www.wlaq1410.com and will be followed by local election returns from today’s General Election.
Folks all across the United States have been waiting for it, and it’s just about here. The November 6th General Election is tomorrow. Polls will open at 7 am and will remain open until 7 pm locally.
With the arrival of chilly weather, there is no doubt that area residents are breaking out their space heaters. Robert Owens, fire safety educator with the Rome Fire Department, says be sure to read the labels on those space heaters before using them. He also says to leave space around space heaters.
Georgia Highlands College’s basketball teams played their first ever home games yesterday afternoon as host to Wallace State. The Lady Chargers won their match 75-61, while the Chargers lost theirs 79-70.
The red hot Atlanta Falcons continue their reign as the NFL’s only unbeaten team with a perfect 8-0 record to start the 2012 season. The Dirty Birds will be in search of their ninth straight win as they travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints on Sunday afternoon at 1 pm. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Northwest Georgia’s radio home for Atlanta Falcons football.
The Atlanta Falcons remain the NFL’s only unbeaten team with a 19-13 defeat of the Dallas Cowboys last night at the Georgia Dome. The Dirty Birds are now 8-0 for the 2012 season.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks picked up their first win of the young 2012-2013 season yesterday over the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-95 in Oklahoma City. The Hawks will return to action on Wednesday night as host to the Indiana Pacers. Tip off is set for 7:30 pm at the Philips Arena.