Local News

US HIGHWAY 27 DESIGNATED FIRST GEORGIA GROWN TRAIL IN NORTH GEORGIA, FLOYD COUNTY INCLUDED IN DESIGNATION

(Media release from the Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism): Visitors traveling U.S. Highway 27 in northwest Georgia will now see new signs indicating the route’s designation as Georgia Grown Trail 27. The trail, which was approved by legislation in 2021, stretches from the Tennessee line in Walker County through Catoosa, Chattooga, Floyd, Polk, Haralson, and…read more »

GNTC TO HOLD FALL COMMENCEMENT ON DECEMBER 13TH

(Media release from Georgia Northwestern Technical College): More than 300 students from Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) nine-county service area will exit the Dalton Convention Center on Tuesday, Dec. 13, armed with the education and technical training needed to kick-start their careers. The 2022 Fall Commencement Ceremony will begin at 6 pm at the Dalton…read more »

AAA: DANGEROUS DRIVING BEHAVIORS ON THE RISE

(Media release from AAA – The Auto Club Group): A new AAA report reveals that unsafe driving behaviors increased from 2020 to 2021. The increase comes after three years of steady declines. According to the new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the rise in risky behaviors included speeding, red-light running, drowsy driving, and driving…read more »

Local Sports

ATLANTA HAWKS DROP ROAD MATCH TO NEW YORK KNICKS

The Atlanta Hawks fell to the New York Knicks 113-89 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Trae Young scored a team-high 19 points for the injury-plagued Hawks, who have lost their last two straight outings. Clint Capela added 13 points and 11 rebounds. Julius Randle notched a game-high 34 points…read more »

ATLANTA BRAVES ACQUIRE JOE JIMENEZ FROM DETROIT TIGERS

The Atlanta Braves announced on Wednesday night that they have acquired pitcher Joe Jimenez, along with cash considerations, from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor leaguers Justin Henry-Malloy, an outfielder, and Jake Higginbotham, a pitcher.read more »

GEORGIA TECH EDGES GEORGIA IN MEN’S BASKETBALL

Georgia Tech beat Georgia 79-77 in men’s basketball on Tuesday night at the McCamish Pavilion on the Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta. That marked the 100th win for GT head coach Josh Pastner. It was a back-and-forth affair with the Yellow Jackets on top at the end. Miles Kelly had a game-high 17 points in…read more »

ATLANTA HAWKS FALL TO OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER AT STATE FARM ARENA

The Atlanta Hawks wrapped up a two-game homestand on Monday evening with a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder by a final score of 121-114 at State Farm Arena. Dejounte Murray scored a team-high 24 points for the Hawks, who saw their latest winning streak come to an end at two straight games. Trae Young…read more »

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