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FORMER ROME RESIDENT WEATHERS HURRICANE IRMA

Written by Matt Davis on September 22, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

Recovery efforts continue in areas affected by Hurricane Irma, including the US Virgin Islands.  Charlotte Atkins, who at one time served as the editor of the Rome News-Tribune, now lives in St. Thomas in the USVI and was there when Irma hit the Caribbean island.  She told WLAQ’s Randy Davis that she decided to weather the storm because she is a woman of faith who also aims to be a good leader.  Plus, she’s a journalist at heart with a goal of sharing the story of Irma’s impact on her island with others.

LOTS TO DO ON SUNDAY IN ROME, TOO! 

Written by Matt Davis on September 22, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

Wanna take your dogs out to play?  A Pop-Up Dog Park sponsored by the City of Rome will be open this Sunday from 1 pm until 4 pm at Riverside Park in Rome’s Celanese village.  Little dogs will be allowed to play on the hour, and big dogs will play on the half hour.

ATLANTA BRAVES SALVAGE SERIES FINALE WITH NL EAST-CHAMPION WASHINGTON NATIONALS

Written by Matt Davis on September 22, 2017. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Thursday night in the finale of a three-game set at SunTrust Park, allowing the Braves to avoid being swept by the National League East-champion Nationals.

FLOYD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONTINUES HURRICANE RELIEF EFFORTS

Written by Matt Davis on September 21, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office continues its efforts to help hurricane victims.  FCSO employees have been spending the last few days in Glades County, Florida assisting those in the area who were affected by Hurricane Irma.  The group departed Rome on Monday and carried a stockpile of supplies that were donated by community members to the RomeGACares hurricane relief effort.

MUCH FUN ON TAP FOR ROME, GEORGIA THIS SATURDAY! 

Written by Matt Davis on September 22, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

Do you love the music of The Beatles?  Then you’ll want to make your plans to attend “Beatles ’67” a celebration of the music of The Beatles from the year 1967 as performed by Kenny Howes and Friends (with accompaniment of live strings and horns).  The show, sponsored by Rome’s Own Musical Ensembles (or R.O.M.E.) as well as the Forum River Center, is scheduled for Saturday night at 7:30 pm at the Forum River Center.

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!

Written by Matt Davis on September 22, 2017. Posted in Sports

It’s time for Friday night lights as area high school football teams take the field for week five of the 2017 season.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ON AIR THIS SATURDAY

Written by Matt Davis on September 22, 2017. Posted in Sports

College football will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and on WLAQ AM 1410 this Saturday.

GDOL: UNEMPLOYMENT DECLINES IN METRO ROME, NORTHWEST GEORGIA

Written by Matt Davis on September 21, 2017. Posted in News/Weather

The Georgia Department of Labor has announced that the unemployment rate for Metro Rome was 5.3 percent last month, down one percentage point from July and from August 2016.

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