The Rome Young Republicans are looking for a few good members. Layla Shipman is a part of this and many other local and state Republican organizations. She says that the Rome Young Republicans are very involved, not just politically, but in the community at large.
Tune in for high school basketball playoff action on WLAQ AM 1410 and www.wlaq1410.com this evening as the Darlington Lady Tigers host Providence Christian in the first round of the Class A state tournament. Tip off is set for 6 pm. WLAQ will also have coverage tomorrow as the Model Blue Devils host Kendrick in the Sweet Sixteen round of the Class AA boys’ tournament.
The Atlanta Braves will play their first Spring Training game of 2013 this afternoon against the Detroit Tigers. First pitch is set for 1:05 pm at Champion Stadium at the Braves’ Spring Training complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
The Atlanta Braves will open the regular season on April 1st at Turner Field against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Rome Braves’ 2013 season will begin on April 4th in Savannah against the Sand Gnats.
Floyd Medical Center’s President and CEO Kurt Stuenkel was installed as chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Georgia Hospital Association at the association’s annual convention last week in Atlanta. He succeeds 2012 Chair William T. Moore, President and CEO of Atlanta Medical Center, according to an FMC media release.
The Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau, Oak Hill and the Martha Berry Museum and Berry College have partnered to host the 2013 Winter Chautauqua on Tourism in March.
SHORTER HAWKS, LADY HAWKS VICTORIOUS IN FINAL HOME GAMES OF SEASON; BERRY BASKETBALL TEAMS HEADED FOR SAA TOURNEY
Shorter University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams each picked up victories in their final home games of 2013 over Gulf South Conference rival North Alabama last night at Shorter’s Winthrop King Centre. The Lady Hawks won their match 53-47, improving their record to 14-10 overall and 9-7 in the GSC. The Hawks won by a final score of 77-64, allowing them to improve to 15-9 overall and 9-7 in conference play. Shorter hoops will return to action with more Gulf South Conference play at Union. The women will play at 3 pm, followed by the men at 5 pm. The games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.
It’s been more than three weeks since the storms that hit Northwest Georgia, causing substantial damage in communities like Adairsville and Gordon County. Recovery efforts continue in Gordon County, according to US Congressman Tom Graves. He says he has been really impressed with how people in his home county have stepped up to help each other out. He says that a fundraiser for storm relief efforts will be held at the Chili Cook Off in Calhoun this weekend. It is one of many such fundraisers held in the past month.
The Rome High School Band’s annual “Night of Dreams” has been scheduled for Saturday, April 6th at 7 pm at The Forum in downtown Rome. The event will feature music from the Rome Middle and High School Jazz Bands. Corporate sponsorships and tables are available on a first come first served/placed basis.