A Community and Schools Safety Summit will be held tonight at 7 pm in the Model High School auditorium. According to a release from the Floyd County School System, the summit will feature law enforcement experts, school personnel, safety officials from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and a local child development agent. The group will discuss recent tragedies in communities across our country (such as the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting) and how those events impact law enforcement, schools, parents and children.
Shorter University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will hit the road for Demopolis, Alabama to face West Alabama in Gulf South Conference action tonight. Tip off is set for 6:30 pm for the women and 8:30 pm for the men. The games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early this year at the 13th annual A Night at the Movies to be hosted by the Exchange Club Family Resource Center on Tuesday, February 12th. The event will get underway at 6 pm with hors d’oeuvres provided by Rome area restaurants, drinks and the chance to see one of six blockbuster movies currently being shown.
There has been much celebration on the campus of Berry College this week as Eagle Watch 2013 continues. It appears that one or more eggs have hatched in the eagles nest on the Berry campus. Interested parties can monitor the eagles’ nest online at www.berry.edu/eaglecam.
Got some old stuff that you’d like to get rid of? Rome ReSale wants those gently used items. They’ll sell them and give the money to local charities, according to Mark Lamade, chair of the store’s Board of Directors. He says that Rome ReSale is about to make a big move next door to their current location on North Fifth Avenue in downtown Rome. He enthuses that there’s three times the space in their new location.
Some nasty weather is headed our way in Rome and Northwest Georgia.
Are you planning a big Super Bowl party for this Sunday? Take some tips from someone who has hosted quite a few Super Bowl parties in her lifetime – Olivia Manning, the wife of football legend Archie Manning and mother of NFL stars Peyton and Eli Manning. Manning says that there are some great New Orleans-inspired recipes, courtesy of Zatarain’s, to make your Super Bowl party a hit while still giving you time to enjoy your company. Those recipes are available online at www.zatarains.com.
Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner! The big game will be played this year in New Orleans, the place Olivia Manning calls home. Manning is the wife of football legend Archie Manning and mother of NFL stars Peyton and Eli Manning. She called in with a live report from New Orleans to WLAQ AM 1410′s Good Morning Rome on Tuesday. During the interview, she talked about her son, Peyton, who just finished his first season with Denver Broncos after spending 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. She said that after being sidelined due to injury during his final season with the Colts, he was happy to be playing football again this year with the Broncos.