Local News

AMERICAN RED CROSS OF NWGA SCHEDULES BLOOD DRIVE AT CHAPTER OFFICE IN ROME FOR SEPTEMBER 27TH, ENCOURAGES DISASTER PREPAREDNESS DURING SEPTEMBER OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH

The American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia will host a blood drive at the chapter office in Rome at 112 John Maddox Drive next Thursday, September 29th from 2 pm to 7 pm. According to Carla Maton, Executive Director of the chapter, appointments may be made online at www.redcrossblood.org. Every donor is being treated to…read more »

TOLES, TEMPLE & WRIGHT WELCOMES SCOTT GREENE AS NEWEST REALTOR

(Media release from Toles, Temple & Wright, Inc.): Toles, Temple & Wright, Inc. (TTW) announced today that Scott Greene has joined the company’s team of real estate sales associates. With a longtime interest in and background scouting, buying and selling homes, the REALTOR looks forward to beginning this new chapter as he transitions one of his favorite hobbies…read more »

GA SOS: SAMPLE BALLOTS NOW AVAILABLE ON MY VOTER PAGE

(Media release from the Office of Georgia’s Secretary of State): Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is pleased to announce that voters in all 159 Georgia counties can now view their sample ballots on My Voter Page (MVP). This rollout features a newer, user-friendly experience for the 2022 General Election. The sample ballot is designed to replicate the…read more »

Local Sports

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, WEEK SIX

It’s time for Friday night lights as area high school football teams take the field tonight for week six of the 2022 regular season. Tune into WLAQ 1410 AM or 96.9 FM for Darlington football as the Tigers head to Trenton, GA to face Dade County. Kick off is scheduled for 7:30 pm; airtime is…read more »

GEORGIA HIGHLANDS COLLEGE: JASHANTI SIMMONS NAMED NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR AND NOW PLAYING FOR TROY UNIVERSITY

(Media release from Georgia Highlands College): Jashanti Simmons, recent guard for the Georgia Highlands College (GHC) Lady Chargers basketball team, has become one of the college’s most decorated student-athletes.   She graduated this summer from GHC with an associate degree in recreation management and is off to Troy University to continue her education and play for the Troy…read more »

ATLANTA BRAVES WRAP UP HOMESTAND WITH LOSS TO THE WASHINGTON NATIONALS

The Atlanta Braves finished a six-game homestand on Wednesday afternoon with a loss to the Washington Nationals 3-2 in the last match of a three-game National League East set at Truist Park, which denied Atlanta a sweep of the series. The Braves went 5-1 on their homestand and remain one game behind the division-leading New…read more »

ATLANTA BRAVES BEAT WASHINGTON NATIONALS, CLINCH PLAYOFF BERTH

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night in the middle outing of a three-game National League East set at Truist Park. That marked the fifth straight victory for the Braves, who clinched a playoff berth a short while later as the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers. If Milwaukee had…read more »

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