The creative community in Rome has lost another star. Artist and activist Holly Moore passed away on Sunday night after a four and a half year battle with cervical cancer. Moore was the owner and operator of Imagine Hair and Art Studio on Broad Street in downtown Rome. She was also very active in the Rome Little Theatre, among many other organizations.
The Chicago Bears beat the injury-plagued Green Bay Packers 27-20 last night in Monday Night Football at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin, ending a four game winning streak for the Packers. The Bears’ win also allowed them to end a six-game skid to their rivals from the NFC North. Chicago is now in a three-way tie for first place in the NFC North with Green Bay and Detroit. Each of those teams have a 5-3 record so far this season.
The Atlanta Hawks will continue their current road trip out west with a stop in Sacramento, California to take on the Kings tonight. The Hawks have won five straight games in Sacramento and possess a 10-game overall winning streak over the Kings. Tonight’s tip off is set for 10 pm. The game will be televised on Sport South.
This year’s Toys for Tots registration is being held all this week at Good Neighbor Ministries, 208 East Second Street in downtown Rome. Volunteers will be registering eligible residents from Floyd County today thru Friday from 1 pm until 4 pm.
Attention, all aspiring young actors! Auditions will be held this Sunday, November 10th for the e-book edition of Jake and the Tiger Flight. The original hard-copy version of the book was written by George Weinstein with Marty Aftewicz based on a story by Phil “Sunny” Cataldo as a means of supporting the Rome-based Tiger Flight Foundation.
SHORTER UNIVERSITY LADY HAWKS FALL IN EXHIBITION TO MISSISSIPPI STATE; GHC CHARGERS, LADY CHARGERS WIN BIG AT MIDDLE GEORGIA STATE
Just in case you missed it last night on 95.7 FM The Ridge, the Shorter University Lady Hawks basketball team fell to Mississippi State University 75-44 in an exhibition game in Starkville, Mississippi. MSU held Shorter to 22 points in each half of the game. The Lady Hawks will open the 2013-2014 regular season at home on November 13th against the University of Montevallo. The non-conference match up is scheduled for 6 pm at Shorter’s Winthrop-King Centre.
Tomorrow is Election Day! Polls will open for the November 5th general election at 7 am and will remain open until 7 pm.
Gas prices fell even lower last week after a barrel of oil traded below $95 for the first time since June, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group.