The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll convene in a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Atlanta Falcons picked up a narrow 24-23 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida yesterday afternoon.
Four area high school football teams were bound for playoff games this past Friday night, and now only two remain in the hunt for a state title.
The Thanksgiving holiday travel period continues. The 102-hour period officially began on Wednesday evening at 6 pm and ends at midnight on Sunday, November 25th. There has been one fatality on Georgia’s roads so far this holiday travel period. It was reported by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. The Georgia State Patrol reported some 168 traffic crashes with 65 injuries as of early this morning.
A tree-lighting ceremony will be held tonight for the Love Light Remembrance Tree. According to a release from Floyd Medical Center, the Tree will shine from atop the FMC parking garage, with each light glowing in memory or in honor of a special friend, loved one or caregiver. The parking garage is located on the Floyd Medical Center campus, adjacent to 333 Physicians Center.
Tune in for college basketball tonight on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410!
The Georgia Bulldogs beat the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 42-10 at UGA’s Sanford Stadium this past Saturday in the annual Thanksgiving weekend rivalry between the teams. The loss left the Yellow Jackets with an even 6-6 record for 2012 (and they are 5-3 in the ACC). The Jackets will take on the Florida State Seminoles in the ACC Championship Game this Saturday night at 8 pm in Charlotte, NC. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410, Rome’s radio home for Georgia Tech football.
It’s time for shoppers to hit the stores (or the internet, as the case may be) in search of that perfect Christmas gift! The holiday shopping season officially kicks off with Black Friday today and Small Business Saturday tomorrow. And, of course, the majority of that shopping will be for the kiddos out there. So just what are the hottest toys this holiday season? Marianne Szymanski, founder of TOY TIPS Research Institute, says that consumers shouldn’t be looking for the hottest toy. Rather, they should be looking for the toys that will actually be used.