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GEORGIA STATE PARKS AND HISTORIC SITES ENCOURAGES ALL GEORGIANS TO GET OUTSIDE (WEATHER PERMITTING) TO ENJOY LATE SUMMER AND EARLY FALL

Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites encourages Georgians to get outside (weather permitting) and enjoy late summer and early fall. Kim Hatcher, the Public Affairs Coordinator, asserts that there are over 60 sites within the park system that offer plenty of wide open spaces to visitors. Your State Parks Day, an observance of National Public…read more »

CORONAVIRUS VACCINE UPDATE FROM GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

A total of 4,103 new cases of coronavirus and 174 more virus-related deaths were reported across Georgia on Thursday by the state Department of Public Health. According to the latest update by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 1,177,656 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide since the beginning of this pandemic. The…read more »

CHIEFTAINS MUSEUM/MAJOR RIDGE HOME BBQ TO GO SALE HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SATURDAY

(Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home media release): Back by popular demand, Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home is currently hosting the second annual BBQ To Go Sale. Originally scheduled to end on Thursday, the sale has been extended until 4pm on Saturday, September 18th. The Chieftains BBQ to Go Sale once again features smoked baby back pork ribs…read more »

TEAMS STILL SOUGHT FOR SWING FORE KIDS GOLF CLASSIC TO BENEFIT THE ROME-FLOYD COUNTY COMMISSION ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Calling local golfers! Teams are still sought to play in the 27th annual Swing FORE Kids Golf Classic slated for Friday, September 24th at the Stonebridge Golf Club in Rome; this will benefit the Rome-Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth. LaDonna Collins, RFCCCY Executive Director, attests that golf is among the safest activities in…read more »

Local Sports

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!

It’s time again for Friday night lights as area high school football teams take the field for week five of the 2021 season! WLAQ 1410 AM/96.9 FM is again your radio home for Darlington football. The Tigers will host Heritage, Catoosa tonight. Kick off is slated for 7:30 pm at Chris Hunter Stadium on the…read more »

ATLANTA BRAVES AND COLORADO ROCKIES SERIES FINALE RAINED OUT, BRAVES NOW OUT WEST TO FACE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS OVER THE WEEKEND

Thursday afternoon’s series finale between the Atlanta Braves and Colorado Rockies at Truist Park has been postponed because of inclement weather and unplayable field conditions. It will be rescheduled at a later date. The Braves will be in San Francisco, CA over the weekend for a three-game set versus the Giants. Ian Anderson will be…read more »

ROME BRAVES RAINED OUT ON WEDNESDAY, TWIN BILL SET FOR TODAY

Wednesday night’s Rome Braves game versus the Hickory Crawdads has been postponed because of unplayable field conditions. It is now scheduled to be made up as part of a double header today at State Mutual Stadium. The first pitch of game one is set for 5 pm. The Braves are in the midst of their…read more »

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