After a weekend off for many squads last weekend, area high school football teams will return to action this Friday night. Tune in for Northwest Georgia’s best high school football coverage on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.
ATLANTA FALCONS LOOK TO STAY PERFECT ON 2012 SEASON, HOUSTON TEXANS JOIN FALCONS AS NFL’S ONLY UNDEFEATED TEAMS WITH MNF WIN OVER NEW YORK JETS
The Atlanta Falcons are enjoying a great start to the 2012 season thus far, having made franchise history for beginning the season with five straight wins for the first time ever. They hope to continue their winning ways and make it 6-0 as they play host to the Oakland Raiders on Sunday afternoon. Kick off is set for 1 pm at the Georgia Dome. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Northwest Georgia’s home for Atlanta Falcons football.
If you’ve ever wanted to see men walking around in high heels, you’ll have your chance to do just that at the 5th annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes to be hosted by the Hospitality House for Women on Friday, October 19th at noon at Heritage Park in Rome.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
In your local college football update, after spending the majority of the 2012 season on the road, Shorter University will play their second home game in a row this Saturday at Barron Stadium against Ave Maria. The non-conference game is scheduled to kick off at 1:30 pm and will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. The Hawks currently have an even 3-3 record so far for the 2012 season.
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Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor. The awards are sponsored by Redmond Regional Medical Center and the Heart of the Community Foundation, Inc.