Local News

GDOL: GEORGIA’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY LEADS TO ONE OF THE NATION’S LOWEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATES

(Media release from the Georgia Department of Labor): Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler partnered with state officials during the pandemic to make decisions for Georgians that led to quicker economic recovery helping our businesses to bring employees back to work more successfully. These economic strategies have contributed to Georgia leading the nation as one of…read more »

ROME’S DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY IS LOOKING FORWARD TO SPRING AND SUMMER ’22

Rome’s Downtown Development Authority is eagerly anticipating the Spring and Summer of 2022. Plans are currently being finalized for this year’s First Friday concert series, which is set to return from June through September. Opening acts are likely to be added to every concert, according to Megan Otwell, Director of Public Relations. Turnout for last…read more »

CITY OF ROME JOINS THE GEORGIA PURCHASING GROUP

(Media release from the City of Rome, GA): The City of Rome has officially joined the Georgia Purchasing Group, one of bidnet direct’s regional e-procurement solutions, providing vendors throughout Georgia easy online access to its upcoming solicitations. The City of Rome invites all vendors to register online at https://romega.us/552/Bids-RFPs.The regional purchasing group connects local governments with…read more »

CORONAVIRUS, VACCINE UPDATE FROM GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

A total of 17,233 new cases of coronavirus and 26 more virus-related deaths were reported in Georgia on Wednesday by the state’s Department of Public Health. According to the latest update by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 1,696,978 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide since the beginning of this pandemic. The…read more »

Local Sports

ATLANTA HAWKS TOP MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES AT STATE FARM ARENA, TAKE SEASON SERIES

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 134-122 in NBA action at State Farm Arena on Wednesday night. That marked the second win in a row for the Hawks, who also swept their two-game season series against the T’wolves. Trae Young notched a game-high 37 points for Atlanta; he also contributed 14 assists. DeAndre Hunter…read more »

GEORGIA TECH MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM FALLS AT HOME TO WAKE FOREST

And in men’s college basketball – Georgia Tech fell to Wake Forest 80-64 in an ACC outing on Wednesday evening in Atlanta. That marked the first time that the Demon Deacons have secured a victory on the Yellow Jackets’ home court since 2004. Michael DeVoe led all players in scoring with 22 points for the…read more »

GEORGIA TECH HOOPS ON WLAQ

Tune in for men’s college basketball tonight on WLAQ 1410 AM or 96.9 FM as Georgia Tech hosts Wake Forest in ACC action. Game time is set for 7 pm at the McCamish Pavilion on the Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta; air time is 6:30 pm from the Georgia Tech Sports Network by Legends Sports.…read more »

HAWKS CONTINUE HOMESTAND WITH MATCH VS T’WOLVES

The Atlanta Hawks will continue their current four-game homestand with an outing against the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 pm at State Farm Arena. Television coverage will be provided by Bally Sports Southeast. The Hawks snapped a five-game losing streak (and a 10-game losing streak on their home court) with a…read more »

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