Here’s a reminder that you can catch all the action of Atlanta Falcons football this season on 95.7 FM The Ridge. The regular season is set to open for the Falcons this Sunday, September 9th on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs.
In other news, Berry College Board of Trustees member Sheryle Bolton has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer for Sally Ride Science, a science education company named for the late astronaut that is focused on igniting interest in science and science careers.
Shorter University’s football team opened up their 2012 season in victorious fashion with a 31-20 win over Campbell in Buies Creek, North Carolina last night. The game was the Hawks’ first as a member of the Gulf Coast Conference of the NCAA Division II.
The Atlanta Braves were off last night and return to action at Turner Field tonight with a seven game home stand that will include three games with the Philadelphia Phillies over the weekend and four games with the Colorado Rockies next week. Tonight’s game one against the Phillies is set for 7:35 pm. It will not be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410 due to our coverage of high school football featuring Darlington at Cartersville at that time. We will, however, broadcast the rest of the weekend series from the Atlanta Braves radio network. Air time for Saturday’s game is 2:50 pm.
Labor Day weekend has arrived! There are a number of events to which you may avail yourself over the holiday weekend. Here’s a list of some of those events:
Area high school football teams will take the field this evening in what will be the first week of play for most teams.
The Rome Braves lost to the Augusta Greenjackets 5-1 last night at State Mutual Stadium in the Braves’ final regular season home game of the year.
Mitt Romney is expected to accept his party’s nomination for President of the United States tonight at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. The Floyd GOP is having a ‘watch party’ at their headquarters at 337 Broad Street in downtown Rome. The gathering will commence at 6 pm. Light refreshments will be served. The public is invited, according to Layla Shipman with the Floyd GOP.