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ROME CELEBRITY DANCE CHALLENGE, RIVER REVERLY HIGHLIGHT BUSY WEEKEND IN ROME

Written by Matt Davis on August 20, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

It was a busy weekend in Rome and Floyd County, for sure.  One of the main events of the weekend was the second annual Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge on Saturday night at the Rome City Auditorium.  The event raised over $68,000 for the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia.  Local orthodontist Dr. Joe Vargo and his partner Yensen Sierra Lambert won the People’s Choice Award, while Dr. Joe Burch with the Rome Radiology Group and partner Kathy Baird won the Judge’s Choice Award.

FIRE DESTROYS ADAIRSVILLE RESTAURANT

Written by Matt Davis on August 20, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

An explosion yesterday evening led to the destruction of the Sage Cottage restaurant in Adairsville.  A gas leak could be what caused the fire.  An investigation continues.  No one was injured.

ROME BRAVES’ SERIES CLOSER WITH LEXINGTON LEGENDS POSTPONED DUE TO WET GROUNDS AT SMS

Written by Matt Davis on August 20, 2012. Posted in Sports

The Rome Braves’ series closer with the Lexington Legends scheduled for yesterday evening has been postponed due to wet grounds.  It will be made up at a later date to be determined.  According to the Braves, anyone with tickets to the game may exchange them for any home game remaining in the season or for a home playoff game.

ATLANTA FALCONS STILL IN SEARCH OF FIRST NFL PRE-SEASON WIN FOR 2012

Written by Matt Davis on August 20, 2012. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Falcons are still in search of their first pre-season win of 2012.  They’ll be on the road to take on the Miami Dolphins in their third NFL pre-season game of the year this Friday night.

SHORTER’S COACH JONES SAYS SURPRISES IN STORE FOR THIS YEAR’S HAWKS

Written by Matt Davis on August 20, 2012. Posted in Sports

The curtain will soon rise on the 2012 season for Shorter University’s football Hawks.  The team has been practicing for a couple weeks now, and there have been some pleasant surprises, as Head Coach Phil Jones told the voice of the Hawks, 95.7 FM The Ridge’s Jim Bojo.  Jones says that this year’s freshman are pretty impressive and that everyone appears to be in great shape.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL RAPIDLY APPROACHING

Written by Matt Davis on August 20, 2012. Posted in Sports

The 2012 high school football season is rapidly approaching for area teams.  In scrimmage scores from this past Friday night –

ROME CELEBRITY DANCE CHALLENGE TO HIT THE STAGE TOMORROW NIGHT

Written by Matt Davis on August 17, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The second annual Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge will be held tomorrow night (Saturday, August 18th) at 7 pm at the Rome City Auditorium.  Proceeds will benefit the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia. SAC Executive Director Kim Davis says that preparation for the Dance Challenge is coming along nicely.  The show will be preceded by a pre-event party at the DeSoto Theatre which begins at 5 pm.  

CRBI DIRECTOR ‘REVVED UP’ ABOUT RIVER REVELRY

Written by Matt Davis on August 17, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Coosa River Basin Initiative will hold their annual River Revelry:  A Biodiversity Bash tomorrow night from 6 pm until 11 pm at Heritage Park.  CRBI Executive Director Joe Cook says he’s ‘revved up’ for River Revelry.

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