In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks picked up their first win of the young 2012-2013 season yesterday over the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-95 in Oklahoma City. The Hawks will return to action on Wednesday night as host to the Indiana Pacers. Tip off is set for 7:30 pm at the Philips Arena.
In your local college football update from over the weekend, Shorter University’s Hawks picked up their first ever Gulf South Conference win on Saturday over West Georgia 24-20 in Carrollton. With the win, the Hawks improve to 5-5 overall and 1-3 in the conference. They’ll conclude the regular season this coming Saturday as host to Delta State. Kick off is scheduled for 1:30 pm at Barron Stadium. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.
The Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville will host another edition of its ever popular Family Science Night tomorrow night. The event is being dubbed LaserFest, according to marketing director Joe Schulman. He says that it will be held from 5 pm until 9 pm and will feature interactive laser exhibits and Mad Scientists.
The last few mornings in Northwest Georgia have been pretty chilly, and this morning may have been the chilliest. A freeze warning remains in effect until 10 am, according to the National Weather Service. It will warm up as the day progresses with highs expected to be around 63 and sunshine. Highs are expected to be back in the 70s by this weekend.
Just in case you missed them, here are your high school football scores from this past Friday night -
It was such a successful venture last year that the Radiothon to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge once again this year. It is set for tomorrow, Friday, November 2nd from 6 am until 6 pm and is one of a number of events being held in advance of the Coosa Valley Walk To End Alzheimer’s set for next Saturday, November 10th at Ridge Ferry Park.
The Georgia Department of Labor will begin paying all unemployment insurance (UI) benefits electronically and will no longer issue paper checks as of today.
Friday night lights are set to shine tomorrow night as area high school football teams take the field. High school football will also take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.