The Floyd County Commission will meet tomorrow. Commissioners will gather for a caucus session at 4 pm to be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. You can view their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Rome Braves beat the Savannah Sand Gnats 4-3 in the closer of a four game series yesterday at Savannah’s Grayson Stadium.
High school football has made its grand return to Northwest Georgia. Darlington fell to Christian Academy 42-23 in Knoxville, Tennessee in the Tigers’ regular season opener on Saturday night. Unity Christian School lost to New Creation Christian 21-0 on the road on Friday night.
WLAQ AM 1410 will have all the action this Friday night as Darlington heads to Cartersville to take on the Purple Hurricanes.
WES DURHAM, VOICE OF GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS AND ATLANTA FALCONS, READY FOR BUSY, SUCCESSFUL FOOTBALL SEASON
Excitement is building over the arrival of football season. Once again this year, Wes Durham will be pulling double duty as the voice of the Atlanta Falcons and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Durham was a guest on Sports Talk Saturday with Matt D and Scott this past Saturday and said he expects good things from the Atlanta Falcons this year.
Labor Day is one week from today. AAA Travel expects travel to be up by 2.9 percent over the holiday weekend. According to a AAA release, 33 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, a 2.9 increase from the 32.1 million that traveled last year. The Labor Day holiday travel period is defined by AAA as Thursday, August 30th thru Monday, September 3rd.
The Atlanta Braves closed out a four game series in San Francisco against the Giants with a 7-1 victory last night, allowing the teams to split the series at two games apiece. Tim Hudson got the win for the Braves; he gave up just one run and five hits in seven innings.
ATLANTA FALCONS PICK UP FIRST NFL PRE-SEASON WIN OF 2012 TONIGHT OVER MIAMI DOLPHINS IN MIAMI; REGULAR SEASON RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER
The Atlanta Falcons picked up their first pre-season win for 2012 over the Miami Dolphins 23-6 on Friday night in Miami, Florida. The Falcons will play their final NFL pre-season game of the year this Thursday night in Jacksonville against the Jaguars. Kick off is set for 6:30 pm.
Rome native Curtis Reed is releasing an album entitled “Take Me Back to Georgia”. The songs, including the title track, have various musical influences, Reed told WLAQ’s Good Morning Rome with Elizabeth Davis on Thursday. He also said that the album will be available for purchase at the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau.