The Georgia Department of Labor and Mohawk Industries will host a job fair next week to fill a number of positions at the company’s manufacturing facility in Summerville.
Tonight’s the big night that Shorter University’s Lady Hawks begin play in the NCCAA (or National Christian College Athletic Association) Division I South Region Tournament. The top seeded Lady Hawks will face 4th seeded Southeastern University at 7 pm. The tourney got underway yesterday and continues thru tomorrow at Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. The winner of the region tournament will go on to the NCCAA Women’s Basketball Division I Championship, set for March 13-16 at Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana.
The Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 4-2 in Spring Training action yesterday in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Chris Johnson and Justin Upton both homered in yesterday’s game for the Braves, who will continue Grapefruit League play tonight against the New York Yankees in Tampa. First pitch is set for 7:05 pm.
Shorter University’s baseball Hawks will return to action on the road at Lincoln Memorial today. First pitch is set for 4 pm.
Are you fascinated by flight? If so, you’ll want to visit the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville this Friday night and attend a lecture entitled “The History of Flight”. The discussion will focus specifically on the Wright Brothers and their contributions to the development of flight, according to museum marketing director Joe Schulman.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks lost to the Denver Nuggets 104-88 last night in Denver, Colorado. Thus concludes a six game road trip that left the Hawks with an even three wins and three losses. They’ll return to their home court at the Philips Arena to host the Philadelphia 76ers tomorrow night at 7:30 pm. The game will be televised on Sport South.
The Berry College softball team split a double header with Cal Lutheran in Thousand Oaks, California yesterday, winning the first game 4-2 but losing in the night cap 3-2. Thus ends a California road trip that left Berry with an even two wins and two losses. The Vikings will return to action on Saturday as host to Southern Athletic Association rival Rhodes in a noon double header.
Some $85 billion in tax cuts are being rolled out for Fiscal Year 2013 due to the sequestration that took effect over the weekend, following no action on the matter by Washington DC.
State Representative Katie Dempsey contends that sequestration is what happens when lawmakers don’t have a balanced budget.