FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS TO SHINE TONIGHT; TUNE IN FOR HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ON WLAQ AM 1410 AND 95.7 FM THE RIDGE
Friday night lights will shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field! Join WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge tonight for Northwest Georgia’s best high school football coverage.
In your local college football update, it’s “on the road again” this weekend for Shorter University’s Hawks as they head west to take on NCAA II Gulf South Conference rival North Alabama. Kick off is set for 7 pm tomorrow night. The Hawks are 2-2 so far for the 2012 season, their first in the NCAA Division II.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the preliminary unemployment rate for metro Rome declined to 10.3 percent in August, down from 10.6 percent in July. Metro Rome’s jobless rate stood at 11.7 percent in August 2011.
The Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia has announced the addition of Matt Davis of WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge radio stations and Dr. Joe Vargo of Vargo Orthodontics to its Board of Directors.
The Atlanta Braves completed a three game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 6-2 win last night at Turner Field.
ATLANTA FALCONS HOPE TO MAKE IT 4-0 IN MATCH AGAINST CAROLINA PANTHERS ON SUNDAY AT THE GEORGIA DOME
The Atlanta Falcons, who enjoy a 3-0 record to start the 2012 season, aim to remain undefeated as they host the Carolina Panthers this Sunday afternoon. Kick off is set for 1 pm at the Georgia Dome. The game will be broadcast on
New jobs will be coming to Rome and Floyd County with the establishment of New Hampshire-based Foss Manufacturing Company. The company announced plans earlier this week to open a manufacturing and distribution operation in Rome, a move that will mean a $15 million investment and 150 new jobs over three years.
Rome and Floyd County will host the Wings Over North Georgia air show this Friday, September 28th thru Sunday, September 30th at the Russell Airport. In addition to a multitude of planes, there will also be the Smoke n Thunder Barbecue Classic and Auto Show. For more information about the event, visit www.WingsOverNorthGeorgia.org.