A group of former and current students at Berry College have started a petition to have the school’s football stadium named “Ragnarok”.
US Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia is against a potential US military strike in Syria. A resolution to authorize such an attack is expected to hit the Senate floor for consideration early this week.
Atlanta Braves fans breathed a collective sigh of relief as the Braves snapped a four game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Miami Marlins last night in the opener of a four game series in Miami.
Area high school football teams will take the field for week three of the 2013 season on Friday night.
V3 Magazine is now accepting nominations for their second annual Taste and Toast Awards. Ian Griffin says that Taste and Toast will honor local restaurants and watering holes in a variety of categories.
JLC AirShow Management has announced that the Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet Demonstration Team has been added to the line up for the 2013 Wings Over North Georgia air show to be held at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in Rome on October 12th and 13th.
The Shorter University football team eagerly awaits their home opener. It is set for this Thursday night at 7:30 pm at Barron Stadium against Mars Hill. The non-conference match up is slated to be the GSC-TV Game of the Week. Coverage will also be provided on the radio on 95.7 FM The Ridge and online at www.theridge957.com.
“SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE” FOUND AT FEDERAL BUILDING DID NOT CONTAIN EXPLOSIVE DEVICE, ACCORDING TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
Local law enforcement received a call this afternoon related to a suspicious package delivered to the Federal Building in downtown Rome. According to Captain Greg Dobbins with the Floyd County Police Department, the package did not contain an explosive device as originally suspected. Officers used an X-ray to make this determination. A number of area law enforcement were called onto the scene to help with the investigation, including the Floyd County Bomb Squad, the Floyd County Police Department, the Rome City Police Department, the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI.