Shorter University’s baseball Hawks are scheduled to host Albany State in a non conference double header today. First pitch of game one is set for 1 pm at Shorter’s Robert H. Ledbetter Baseball Complex.
Stormy weather swept through the area yesterday evening, leaving downed power lines and trees and mass power outages. Undoubtedly, if you spent time on Facebook last night, you saw (or even shared) pictures of buildings destroyed or damaged by the storm.
The Berry College Dance Troupe will celebrate the pleasures and virtues of living the good life at their annual dance concert, Eudaimonia, which opens this Thursday night at the Rome City Auditorium.
Hope you enjoyed the pretty weather Rome and Northwest Georgia experienced over the weekend as the rain moves into the area today. The National Weather Service is calling for a 90 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms for today with highs near 70. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and a half an inch are possible today. Rain remains in the forecast thru tomorrow, after which skies will clear and temperatures will begin to drop.
High school baseball will return to the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 this Friday. Tune in as the Darlington Tigers host Mt. Paran at 5 pm. WLAQ will also have coverage next Tuesday, March 26th as Darlington hosts North Cobb Christian at 5 pm. The games will be aired online at www.wlaq1410.com.
While Republicans sought to determine their direction nationally at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference last week in Washington DC, local Republicans are currently charting their course for 2013 and beyond. The Floyd County Republican Convention was held a little over a week ago. The Floyd GOP’s new chairwoman Layla Shipman says that Rome will also play host to the district convention on April 19th and 20th.
Are you fascinated by astronomy? Save the date for Saturday, April 20th. That’s when the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville will observe National Astronomy Day. Family Science Night will also be held on April 20th, according to marketing director Joe Schulman. Activities will be held from 10 am until 10 pm and will include an appearance by the Meteorite Men. The Tellus observatory will be open until 11 pm. Star Walks will be led by Tellus astronomer David Dundee at 9 pm and 9:30 pm.
A heartfelt congratulations is being sent out this morning from 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 to the Shorter University Hawks basketball team for nabbing their first ever national title! The Hawks emerged as the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division I Men’s Basketball Champions with a 90-87 overtime victory over Oklahoma Christian in the title game on Saturday at Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana.