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ROME BRAVES FALL TO AUGUSTA GREENJACKETS IN SERIES OPENER AT SMS

Written by Matt Davis on August 29, 2012. Posted in Sports

With the end of the regular season rapidly approaching and the South Atlantic League playoffs just around the corner, the powers that be were bound and determined to get last night’s Rome Braves game against the Augusta Greenjackets in.  Unfortunately, things did not work out in the Braves’ favor as they fell to the Greenjackets 10-2 in the series opener at State Mutual Stadium after a rain delay of a little more than half an hour.  

ATLANTA BRAVES VICTORIOUS OVER SAN DIEGO PADRES IN TUESDAY NIGHT OUTING AT PETCO PARK

Written by Matt Davis on August 29, 2012. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 last night in game two of a three game series in San Diego.  Kris Medlen pitched eight scoreless innings to get the win.  Craig Kimbrel got the save.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ON AIR!!!

Written by Matt Davis on August 29, 2012. Posted in Sports

College football will soon take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.  

UGA BROADCASTER HOPING FOR SUCCESSFUL SEASON FOR THE DAWGS

Written by Matt Davis on August 29, 2012. Posted in Sports

College football fans are chomping at the bit to get the season started.  A University of Georgia broadcaster, Jeff Dantzler, is eager to see this year’s Dawgs take the field.  Georgia was ranked 6 in the AP Top 25 pre-season poll.  Many believe that the Dawgs could make it all the way to the National Championship.  In a Tuesday morning interview on WLAQ’s Good Morning Rome with Elizabeth Davis, Dantzler said he hopes this is true.  

STUTTER? THERE IS HOPE!

Written by Matt Davis on August 28, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Do you or does your child stutter?  There is hope.  Actor James Earl Jones, the voice of Darth Vader and the star of movies such as Field of Dreams, suffered from the speech impediment but overcame it to become one of the most recognizable voices in America.  King George VI’s victory over the impediment with the help of speech therapist Lionel Logue was beautifully documented in the film The King’s Speech.

RABIES STILL A PROBLEM IN FLOYD COUNTY; MAKE SURE YOUR PET IS VACCINATED

Written by Matt Davis on August 28, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Floyd County has seen many cases of rabies in the past couple of years.  In fact, Floyd had the most confirmed cases of any county in the state in 2011 at 15.  Dr. Dan Pate with the West Rome Animal Clinic reminds pet owners that it is important to make sure your pets are vaccinated against rabies, for their safety and your safety.  He adds that doing so is also important because it is the law.

SUMNER TO STEP DOWN AS CHAIR OF FLOYD HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT

Written by Matt Davis on August 28, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

J. Roger Sumner, Chairman of the Board of Floyd Healthcare Management, Inc., has announced that he will step down from his post, effective September 24, 2012.  He will remain a member of the board of directors and serve in the role of past chairman, according to a Floyd media release.

CEDARTOWN MAN PICKS UP THIRD WIN IN GEORGIA LOTTERY

Written by Matt Davis on August 28, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

A Cedartown resident recently picked up his third win from the Georgia Lottery.  Ronnie Dingler, owner of North Main Video in Cedartown, won a $20,000 prize, taxes paid, after being selected as a winner in the $3,000,000 Taxes Paid Weekly Extra Chance Drawing, according to a Georgia Lottery media release.

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