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BERRY RECEIVES GRANT FROM GOVERNOR’S OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY

Written by Matt Davis on December 4, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Berry College is joining forces with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to combat alcohol abuse, including underage drinking and impaired driving.

BERRY MEN FALL TO MARYVILLE IN COLLEGE HOOPS

Written by Matt Davis on December 4, 2012. Posted in Sports

Berry College’s men’s basketball team fell to Maryville College 83-75 last night at Berry’s Cage Center.  That was the Vikings’ fourth straight loss; with it, they fall to 1-4 for the season.  The Vikes will return to action tomorrow night against Point University in West Point, Georgia.  Tip off is set for 7 pm.

UGA’S JONES NAMED SEC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR BY ASSOCIATED PRESS

Written by Matt Davis on December 4, 2012. Posted in Sports

And one final note from the world of sports, congratulations to University of Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones.  He has been named the Associated Press SEC Defensive Player of the Year.  The 2012 AP All-SEC team was announced yesterday.  Tailback Todd Gurley was also named to the first team.  Nose guard John Jenkins, linebacker Alec Ogletree and safety Bacarri Rambo were voted to the second team, and quarterback Aaron Murry was named honorable mention All-SEC.

CHAMBER PRESIDENT THANKFUL FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN 2012

Written by Matt Davis on December 3, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

As we enter into the final month of the year, many people are reflecting on things for which they are grateful in 2012.  Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce President Al Hodge says he’s grateful for substantial economic development in Rome and Floyd County this year. He says that the recent expansion of F&P Georgia and continued work on the Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center are two things that have made for a successful year.  Neaton Rome also announced an expansion this year, and Foss Manufacturing brought 150 new jobs to the area.

AIR SHOW LEAVES SUBSTANTIAL IMPACT, ECONOMIC AND OTHERWISE ON ROME AND FLOYD COUNTY

Written by Matt Davis on December 3, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

One event that reportedly had a substantial economic impact on Rome and Floyd County in 2012 was the Wings Over North Georgia air show, which was held in late September at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field.

CHRISTMAS TREE SHOPPING? PUT FIRE SAFETY FIRST

Written by Matt Davis on December 3, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Have you gotten your Christmas tree yet?  Before you check out that Christmas tree lot, there are a few things to consider, according to Daniel Carpenter, fire safety educator for the Rome Fire Department.  He says in order to ensure that you are getting the freshest tree possible, check things like the needles (which should not easily fall off) and the trunk (which should be sticky).

BUSY WEEKEND IN COLLEGE HOOPS

Written by Matt Davis on December 3, 2012. Posted in Sports

College basketball took center court for local teams over the weekend.  In your local college basketball update, Shorter University’s Lady Hawks and Hawks were both handed their first Gulf South Conference losses by West Georgia in Carrollton yesterday.  The Lady Hawks lost their match 61-55 in overtime.  With the loss, the Lady Hawks fall to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference.  Shorter’s Hawks also lost to West Georgia 78-63.  The loss leaves the Hawks with a 5-2 record overall and 1-1 in conference play.  The Lady Hawks will return to action this Thursday evening at Montevallo.  Tip off is set for 6:30 pm.  The Hawks will get back into action on Saturday at Clark Atlanta, with tip-off set for 4 pm.  Both games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.

ATLANTA FALCONS CLINCH THE NFC SOUTH!!!

Written by Matt Davis on December 3, 2012. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Falcons are the NFC South Champs!  The Falcons clinched the division title with a Tampa Bay Buccaneers loss to the Denver Broncos yesterday.  The Falcons will now be one of the top four seeds in the NFC and will host at least one playoff game at the Georgia Dome.  The Dirty Birds nabbed their last NFC title back in 2010; they were also the top seed in the NFC playoffs that year.

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