The Atlanta Falcons were narrowly defeated by the Green Bay Packers 22-21 in NFL action yesterday afternoon at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
A Lindale tradition will be revived with the Star Between The Smokestacks Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 7th at the Lindale Mill. Activities will get underway at 4 pm and will culminate with the lighting of the star at 6 pm, according to Alana Ellenburg, secretary and PR director for Restore Lindale.
People all over the world are mourning the loss of one of the 20th century’s most legendary leaders, Nelson Mandela. The former President of South Africa died yesterday at the age of 95.
In college football, the Auburn Tigers and the Florida State Seminoles will be this year’s contenders in the BCS National Championship Game. The pairings became official last night with the release of the final BCS standings. No. 2 Auburn will face No. 1 Florida State in the title game on January 6th at the Rose Bowl.
The US Air Force Thunderbirds are coming to Rome, Georgia! The famed military jet demonstration team will make an appearance at the 2014 Wings Over North Georgia air show, JLC Air Show Management President John Cowman confirmed yesterday afternoon. The air show is set for October 18th and 19th at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.
Cave Spring’s Small Town Christmas in the Country scheduled for this weekend is still a-go as of early this morning. Organizers are slated to make a final decision as to whether or not to postpone the event due to the weather by noon today.
The Berry College women’s and men’s basketball teams dropped a pair of games with Oglethorpe University to open Southern Athletic Association play last night at Berry’s Cage Center.