Black Friday is here! Many shoppers hit the stores as soon as the Thanksgiving dinner table was cleared as some Black Friday specials began to be offered on Thursday night.
The Georgia Department of Labor has announced that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for October was 6.3 percent, down from 6.5 percent in September and from 7.2 percent in October 2014.
The Georgia Tech men’s basketball team posted an 83-73 victory over Arkansas in the semifinal round of the NIT Season Tip-off Tournament on Thanksgiving Day in New York.
Due to an issue with a Georgia Department of Revenue vendor, vehicle registration notices will not be mailed out in December, according to a release from the office of Floyd County Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne.
A handful of area high school football teams remain in the hunt for a state title. Adairsville, Calhoun and Trion will continue that quest in the next round of the GHSA playoffs tonight.
And, of course, this is rivalry weekend for college football! Two of the biggest college football rivalries in the South will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 on Saturday.
If you wish to express gratitude for your own blessings this Thanksgiving by giving back to others, consider donating your time, money, food and/or warm winter coats to the 27th annual Thanksgiving Love Feast. The free dinner will be hosted by the Concerned Citizens of Rome and Floyd County on Thanksgiving Day at the Rome Civic Center from 11 am until 2 pm or until food runs out. It is offered to anyone who for whatever reason may not be able to prepare and enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner or who might otherwise have to spend the holiday alone.