The San Francisco Giants took a 2-0 lead in the 2012 World Series last night with a 2-0 win over the Detroit Tigers last night at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. Game three is set for tomorrow night at 8 pm in Detroit. The game will be televised on FOX.
If you missed the Broad Street Block Party that closed out the 2012 First Friday Concert Series, we have good news for you. If you were there and had a ball, even better news. The Block Party will return to downtown Rome this Friday night! The free concert will feature the music of Daddy Irv and Babe’s Bayou from 7 pm until 10 pm in the 300 and 400 blocks of Broad Street. Like the First Friday concert series, this Friday’s Broad Street Block Party is being presented by Rome’s Downtown Development Authority and is made possible by the Business Improvement District.
The Harbin Clinic, Parker FiberNet, The Appalachian Valley Fiber Network and the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce will launch the New Data Speed Limit for Harbin Clinic Armuchee Family Practice with a ribbon cutting tomorrow (Thursday, October 25th) at 11 am at their offices at 5470 Martha Berry Highway.
Friday night lights will shine in just a couple of nights from tonight as area high school football teams take the field. Tune in for Northwest Georgia’s best high school football coverage on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.
Berry College officials have announced the name for their planned football stadium as well as a significant donation by an alumnus and longtime supporter.
Get ready for a toe-tappin’, cider sippin’ good time at the 48th annual Chiaha Harvest Fair. The Chiaha is set for this Saturday and Sunday, October 27th and 28th from 10 am until 5 pm both days at Rome’s Ridge Ferry Park.
Shorter University will take to the field tomorrow night in a Gulf South Conference battle with Valdosta State at Barron Stadium. Kick off is set for 7:30 pm. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. Pre-game programming will begin with Hawk Talk at 6 pm, followed by the Coach Phil Jones Show at 6:30 pm. The Killer B’s – Jim Bojo and Randy Bowen – will go on the air with the pre-game show live from Barron Stadium at 7 pm.
Many Rome and Floyd County residents were disappointed (but maybe not surprised) at the news last week that the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that the contract to play its National Championship Game at Barron Stadium will end a couple of years early. The current agreement between the NAIA and the Rome Host Committee will end after the 2013 game.