Get ready to pig out in Cave Spring this Saturday, September 22nd at the Cave Spring Pig Out BBQ Cook Off at Rolator Park. The event is set for 10 am until 3 pm. Admission is $5 for adults. Children under 10 get in for free. For just $2, you can taste all the barbecue you want and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award. There will also be a free children’s area, Heritage Arts demonstrations, mule wagon tours, arts and crafts, classic cars, music and food. The Ford Motor Company Hunger Campaign will make its way to the Pig Out. Attendees can register to win a Ford Escape and Ford will donate $1 to help stop hunger.
The rain that started our work week has now given way to clear skies, and forecasters from the National Weather Service are predicting sunny skies for today with highs around 77. Northwest Georgia woke up to a chilly fall-like morning this morning with a low temperature of around 55 (as of 6 am). Those cool temps will be back tonight as the forecast calls for clear skies with a low around 53 and partly cloudy skies.
Plenty of local high school football action is headed for the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge this weekend.
It’s been a good start to the 2012 season for the Atlanta Falcons, who are now 2-0 following a 27-21 victory over the Denver Broncos in Monday Night Football in the NFL’s week two. They hope to remain undefeated as they head into their third week of play on the road against the San Diego Chargers. The game is set for 4:05 pm on Sunday and will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Northwest Georgia’s radio home for Atlanta Falcons football.
Dr. Matt Mumber, Radiation Oncologist with the Harbin Clinic, has penned his second book, and it’s slated for release this Saturday, September 22nd. The book is called, “Sustainable Wellness: An Integral Approach to Transform Your Mind, Body, and Spirit.” Dr. Mumber says the book offers an alternative to ‘fad’ lifestyles.
The Atlanta Braves made an exciting ninth inning come back but their four game winning streak came to an end last night as they fell to the Miami Marlins 4-3 in 10 innings in game two of a three game series in Miami, Florida.
The Braves were down 3-0 going into the ninth and scored three runs in that inning to tie up the game. The tie came thanks to a two-run double from Brian McCann.
We’ll also have college football on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 this Saturday.
The heavens have opened up and pelted rain over Rome and Northwest Georgia, and rain remains in the forecast thru today. The National Weather Service reported nearly an inch of rain (.90 inches) at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field in the Armuchee community from yesterday afternoon thru early this morning, with the majority of that rain falling between 6-8 pm. A 100 percent chance of showers is in the forecast for today, with new rainfall amounts of between a half and three quarters of an inch are possible. Highs will be in the upper 70s. Sunshine will return tomorrow.