Local News

RUN-OFF ELECTION IS ON THE BOOKS

The December 6th run-off election in Georgia to determine a post on the US Senate is now on the books. According to results from the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office just before 1 am this morning, incumbent Raphael Warnock, a Democrat, won with 51.28 percent of the vote across the state. Challenger Herschel Walker, a…read more »

ROME’S OFFICE OF DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES LATE-NIGHT SHOPPING AND HOLIDAY FUN WITH ROME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

(Media release from the Rome, GA Office of Downtown Development): The Office of Downtown Development (DDA) is excited to bring late-night shopping and holiday fun to downtown during Rome for the Holidays! Every Thursday until Christmas over twenty retail shops will be staying open late until 8 p.m. Downtown is also offering fun holiday activities…read more »

GNTC HOLDS BASIC LAW ENFORCEMENT CLASS GRADUATION

(Media release from Georgia Northwestern Technical College): Friends, family and the community gathered in the Conference Center at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Gordon County Campus in Calhoun to honor 12 students graduating from Basic Law Enforcement Training Class (BLETC) #2022 on Monday, Dec. 5. The Basic Law Enforcement (BLE) program is designed to train and prepare graduates…read more »

Local Sports

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 »

FRED MCGRIFF HEADED TO BASEBALL HALL OF FAME

In news from the Atlanta Braves, former player Fred McGriff is bound for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2023! “The Crime Dog” was unanimously elected to the Hall via the Contemporary Era ballot. He will be inducted over the summer in Cooperstown, NY.read more »

ATLANTA FALCONS DROP SUNDAY OUTING TO PITTSBURGH STEELERS

The Atlanta Falcons lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers by a final score of 19-16 in NFL action at Mercedes Benz Stadium on Sunday. It was the second straight loss for Atlanta, whose record is now 5-8 on the ’22 season. The Falcons will be back in action on December 18th in New Orleans versus the…read more »

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