WLAQ AM 1410 is Rome’s radio home for Georgia Tech football. The Yellow Jackets will host ACC rival Duke University this Saturday at 3:30 pm at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta. Air time for pre-game programming is 1:30 pm.
Provisional ballots from Tuesday’s General Election that are slated for a final count today could change the outcome of the race for Floyd County Clerk of Superior Court. Based on Tuesday night’s results, a margin of only 32 votes separates the candidates. Incumbent Barbara Penson received 15,514 votes compared to the 15,482 for her challenger, Mark McAllister.
Make your plans to have lunch with the Coosa River Basin Initiative tomorrow at the 11th annual Fish Fry and Green Expo. It’s set for 11 am until 3 pm at the Rome First United Methodist Church. US farm-raised catfish filets will be served, along with hushpuppies, cole slaw, cheese grits, tea and homemade desserts. The Green Expo will feature a variety of exhibits dedicated to water and energy conservation.
Veteran’s Day is this Sunday, November 11th. The American Legion Post 5 will host a Veteran’s Day service at Myrtle Hill Cemetery on Sunday at 11 am. The speaker will be Ed Carr, a Pearl Harbor Survivor over 90 years old. There will also be music from the Model High School band, and doves will be released courtesy of Lovely Doves of Rome. And the Post 5 Honor Guard will perform. The event is free and open to the public.
Tune in for Atlanta Falcons football this Sunday on 95.7 FM The Ridge. The 8-1 Falcons are hoping to bounce back from their first loss of the season, which was handed to them last Sunday by the New Orleans Saints. Hopefully being at home will give the Falcons the advantage as they host the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday at 1 pm at the Georgia Dome. Pre-game programming will begin at 11 am.
The Coosa Valley Walk To End Alzheimer’s is tomorrow! The walk is being held at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome. Registration begins at 8:30 am with the walk to begin at 10 am.
The Early Bird Cancer Walk to raise funds for Cancer Navigators and Summit Quest will be presented by the Harbin Clinic Tony E. Warren MD Cancer Center tomorrow morning. The event will be highlighted by the artwork of local folk artist Ken “Blacktop” Gentle, who is famous for his iconic blackbird images.
Friday night lights are set to shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field in what will be the final week of regular season play. Tune in for Northwest Georgia’s best high school football coverage on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.