Local News

MORE THAN 81,000 GEORGIANS HAVE BEEN INFECTED WITH THE CORONAVIRUS

More than 81,000 people have been infected with coronavirus in Georgia, per the state Department of Public Health. According to the latest report by the DPH, there were 81,291 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide as of 3 pm on Tuesday afternoon. There were 2,805 deaths related to the coronavirus. In Floyd County, there were 514…read more »

KEEP PETS CALM AMID 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS DISPLAYS

The 4th of July is just a few days away. While humans may enjoy celebrating America’s birthday with fireworks, many pets can be traumatized by resulting loud noises. Dr. Dan Pate, owner of the West Rome Animal Clinic, encourages pet owners to keep pets calm amid fireworks displays. Bring pets indoors and, if needed, give…read more »

GOVERNOR KEMP SIGNS FY21 BUDGET

Governor Brian Kemp closed out Fiscal Year 2020 on Tuesday by signing the FY21 budget for Georgia. It included significant cuts due to the shorfalls that have resulted from the coronavirus outbreak. Kemp stated, “This budget speaks to some of the hard choices made by state leaders to streamline and innovate. While we were able…read more »

NEARLY 80,000 PEOPLE IN GEORGIA HAVE NOW BEEN INFECTED WITH CORONAVIRUS

Close to 80,000 people in Georgia have now been infected with coronavirus, per the state Department of Public Health. According to the latest report by the DPH, there were 79,417 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide as of 3 pm on Monday afternoon. There were 2,784 deaths related to the virus. In Floyd County, there were…read more »

Local Sports

IT APPEARS THAT THERE WILL BE BASEBALL IN 2020, AFTER ALL!

It appears that there will be baseball in ’20, after all! Major League Baseball has announced a plan for return to play this year that will have players report to training on July 1st with their 60-game regular season to begin on July 23rd or 24th. Players will be required to follow health protocols to…read more »

TUNE INTO WLAQ FOR BRAVES EXTRA INNINGS THIS WEEKEND!

Atlanta Braves baseball will return to the airwaves of WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM this weekend with the debut of Braves Extra Innings, an offering of the Braves Radio Network while the opening of Major League Baseball’s ’20 regular season is on hold due to the coronavirus. The broadcasts will feature games from the…read more »

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