Northwest Georgia’s radio home for Atlanta Falcons football is 95.7 FM The Ridge. The Falcons, who remain the NFL’s only unbeaten team, will be looking for their eighth straight win this Sunday night as they host the Dallas Cowboys at the Georgia Dome. Kick off is set for 8:20 pm. Pre-game programming will begin at 6:20 pm.
‘GREATEST SHOPPING ON EARTH’ TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT GREATER ROME CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS EXPO 2012
The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce will host its 2012 Business Expo this Saturday, November 3rd from 10 am until 3 pm at the Forum in downtown Rome. The theme, “The Greatest Shopping on Earth!”, is of a carnival/circus nature. The Chamber will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Business Expo. Admission is $5. Children six and under will be admitted for free. Free parking will be offered in the Third Avenue parking deck, sponsored by the Coosa Valley Credit Union.
Education, business and industry leaders from across the state will converge upon Rome in November for the second annual Lieutenant Governor’s Business and Education Summit, to be hosted by the Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy and Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Georgia Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Barge are among those slated to be in town for the event, set for November 15th and 16th, according to a Floyd County Schools news release.
PREP FOOTBALL TEAMS READY TO TAKE THE FIELD AGAIN ON FRIDAY NIGHT, COVERAGE ON WLAQ AND 95.7 FM THE RIDGE
Friday night lights will shine in just two nights from tonight as area high school football teams take the field. Tune in for Northwest Georgia’s best high school football coverage on WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge.
History will be made for Georgia Highlands College athletics tonight as the college’s basketball teams will play their first regular season games in school history. The Lady Chargers and Chargers will be at East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, Mississippi tonight. The women will play at 6 pm, followed by the men at 7:30 pm.
If you’re a fan of blues music, you’ll want to head to the DeSoto Theatre this weekend for the Ma Rainey Blues Festival. The two day festival is being presented by the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation and is intended to celebrate the life and music of Ma Rainey, “The Mother of the Blues”. Proceeds from the festival will support the restoration of the historic DeSoto Theatre.
An explosion led to the destruction of a store on Georgia 20 near the Alabama line on Tuesday morning. Propane gas ignited at Lynn’s Place on GA 20, leading to extensive damage to the store.
We’ll have college football on the radio this Saturday on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.