The Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth has teamed up with Northwest Georgia Public Health to present Floyd County’s first-ever Teen Maze, a life-size interactive game intended to serve as a constructive learning experience for ninth-grade students from Rome High and all four Floyd County high schools including Armuchee, Coosa, Model and Pepperell.
We’ll have college football on the radio this Saturday on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.
Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann underwent surgery to repair his right shoulder yesterday afternoon. The shoulder frequently gave McCann trouble during the 2012 season, particularly when he was at bat. He is expected to begin rehabbing the repaired shoulder in four months. The hope is that he will be able to return to full baseball activity in about six months (hopefully sometime within the first few weeks of the 2013 season).
Tonight will be Debate Night in America, with the second of three Presidential debates between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on tap for 9 pm tonight at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.
Friday night lights will shine in just a couple of nights from tonight as area high school football teams take the field. And high school football will take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 on Friday night.
In MLB playoff news, the Detroit Tigers posted a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees to take a 3-0 lead in the American League Championship Series last night in Detroit. The Tigers could clinch the best-of-seven series and a trip to the World Series with a win in game four tonight at 8 pm in the Motor City. The game will be televised on TBS.
Attention yard sale enthusiasts and lovers of fun for a good cause! The Alzheimer’s Association will host a yard sale in support of the 2012 Walk To End Alzheimer’s this Saturday outside the studios of WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge at 2 Mount Alto Road in Rome. The sale will begin at 7 am. Matt Davis with WLAQ and 95.7 FM The Ridge and co-chair of the Walk To End Alzheimer’s says that it will be a fun morning with special surprises for all involved.
US Senator Johnny Isakson has announced that his field representative, Amy Turner, will hold an open office day for constituents TODAY (Tuesday, October 16th) in Rome from 2 pm until 4 pm in the conference room of the Coosa Valley Credit Union at 1504 Dean Avenue. Constituents are encouraged to talk with Turner about any issues concerning the federal government, federal legislation or federal agencies, such as Veterans Affairs, the IRS, Medicare, or the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.