The Tellus: Northwest Georgia Science Museum in Cartersville invites you to see an Appalachiosaurus get a makeover today. The Appalachiosaurus on display at Tellus is about to change, with new, shorter arms in compliance with the most accepted, current description of the dinosaur, according to marketing director Joe Schulman.
Today is the first day of Winter. It is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year (and consequentially, the longest night). Days will begin to get longer from here on out.
Tune into WLAQ AM 1410 and www.wlaq1410.com tonight for this year’s final edition of This Week In Northwest Georgia Football, at which time the WLAQ/95.7 FM The Ridge sports staff will wrap up the 2012 high school football season. The show, sponsored by the River City Bank, will air at 6 pm.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 8.5 percent in November, down from 8.7 percent in October.
Georgia State Troopers will be out in force over the holidays, keeping an eye out for impaired drivers. According to a Georgia State Patrol media release, troopers are urging drivers to plan for a sober designated driver if alcohol consumption will be a part of their holiday celebrations.
The 2012 Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Club Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament concludes tonight with the girls and boys championship games.
The Atlanta Falcons will be in Detroit, Michigan tomorrow night to take on the Lions in NFL action. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Northwest Georgia’s radio home for Atlanta Falcons football. Kick off is set for 8:30 pm at Ford Field in the Motor City. Pre-game programming will begin at 6:30 pm.
The 2012 Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament has been going on all week at Berry College and Georgia Highlands College. The tournament is being sponsored this year by the Seven Hills Rotary Club. Rotarian Nina Lovel says that proceeds will benefit a number of local charities. She says that the club works quite a bit in particular with the Boys and Girls Club of Rome.