The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session tomorrow. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 4 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Both are open to the public. Take a look at the Floyd County Commission’s agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
High school basketball playoff action will take to the airwaves this week on WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge!
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks continue their current six game road trip with a stop in Detroit to take on the Pistons tonight at 7:30 pm. The game will be televised on Sport South.
The Heart of the Community Foundation’s 5th annual Heart of the Community Walk, Ride and Paddle is set for tomorrow, Saturday, February 23rd at 10 am at Heritage Park in Rome.
Northwest Georgia residents enjoyed a beautiful end to the weekend with sunny skies and warmer temperatures on Sunday. The high temperature on Sunday afternoon reached 63 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Hope you enjoyed it while it lasted – the rain moves back into the area today. Predictions call for a 50 percent chance of showers after 10 am and cloudy skies today with a high in the mid 50s. Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour today. A 100 percent chance of showers is expected for tonight with lows in the mid 40s. Showers remain in the forecast for Tuesday. The sun is expected to return by midweek.
In college basketball, Georgia Highlands College’s Lady Chargers will play host to a first round match in the GCAA conference tournament tomorrow evening. The game is set to get underway at 6 pm at the gym on GHC’s Floyd County campus and will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410 and www.wlaq1410.com.
The Atlanta Braves are still in search of their first Spring Training victory of 2013. They lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-2 yesterday in Bradenton, Florida, falling to 0-3 since Grapefruit League play began on Friday. One highlight for the Braves yesterday was the first home run of Spring Training ’13 for Jason Heyward. Also, BJ Upton got his first hit in a Braves uniform.
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.