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 a free hair cut from Sport Clips this month.

And as the observance of National Preparedness Month continues throughout September, Maton urges Northwest Georgians to get a disaster preparedness kit and stay informed whenever severe weather or any other type of disaster approaches.

The American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia continues to work alongside community partners to assist residents impacted by flooding up in Chattooga County over Labor Day weekend. Donations towards those efforts are being accepted at the chapter office in Rome and at www.redcross.org.

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…

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…

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…

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…

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL CELEBRATES BEING DEBT-FREE!

St. Mary’s Catholic School is debt-free! A celebration and note-burning took place at the school on Wednesday. According to the school’s Facebook page – A huge celebration at Saint Mary’s School as generations gathered for their 77th Founders’ Day and Mortgage-Burning Celebration. They welcomed back people who made the school building a reality, as well…