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COLLEGE BASKETBALL WEEKEND UPDATE, GAMES ON TAP TO START THE WEEK

Written by Matt Davis on January 30, 2012. Posted in Sports

In your local college basketball update from over the weekend, Shorter University split a pair of Southern States Athletic Conference matches with Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee on Saturday night.  The 24th ranked Lady Hawks lost to the Lady Flames 71-58.  The number one Hawks maintained their perfect record with their 21st win of the season 80-77 over the 17th-ranked Flames.  Shorter’s basketball teams will host Truett McConnell tonight in a couple of SSAC East games at the Winthrop King Centre on the Shorter University campus.  Tip off is set for 6 pm for the women and 8 pm for the men.  The games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.  

SHORTER UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR NEW RESIDENCE FACILITY

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Shorter University is working with architects on plans for a new 100-bed student residence facility.  According to a Shorter media release, the facility will provide much-needed student living space for the university.
University President Dr. Donald Dowless says, “Shorter University has had tremendous growth, and in the fall of 2011, our record enrollment included approximately 120 students who wanted to live on campus that we were unable to accommodate with on-campus living.  The student experience is enriched by being part of the campus community, and we are excited that this new construction will allow us to have even more of our student population reside in our Christ-centered campus enviroment.”

WINNING NIGHT FOR SHORTER UNIVERSITY

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2012. Posted in Sports

It was a victorious night for Shorter University over Brewton Parker in a couple of Southern States Athletic Conference East Division basketball games at Shorter’s Winthrop King Centre last night.  The 24th ranked Lady Hawks beat the Lady Barons 78-41.  The number one Hawks remain undefeated with their 20th straight win over the Barons 97-70.  

COLLEGE BASEBALL BEGINS FOR SHORTER THIS WEEKEND

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2012. Posted in Sports

College baseball is on tap for this weekend!  The Shorter University Hawks will be down in Florida to take on Southeastern Florida.  According to www.goshorterhawks.com, today’s game has been canceled.  Tomorrow’s double header will get underway at noon.

GREATER ROME CHAMBER HOLDS 101ST ANNUAL MEETING

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce held their 101st Annual Meeting at The Forum in downtown Rome last night.  J. Mac Holladay, Founder and CEO of Market Street Services served as the guest speaker.  The gavel was passed from 2011 Chairman of the Board Dr. Greg Sumner to the 2012 Chair, Angie Lewis, President and CEO of Citizens First Bank.  
Lewis says she is looking forward to a prosperous 2012.
While the Chamber’s goal as a whole this year is to bring jobs and prosperity to the community, Lewis says her job is to pull it all together.

RUSSIAN DOCTORS PAY VISIT TO ROME

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

A group of doctors from Russia are in town as part of a tour of medical facilities in North Georgia.  They want to learn about American health care.  The visit to Rome is being hosted by the Rome Rotary Club, in partnership with Redmond Regional Medical Center, Floyd Medical Center and the Harbin Clinic.  The Russian doctors visited Gainesville earlier this week.  The group includes Doctors Irina Kobernyuk, Svetlana Ermakova, Elena Kanaeva, Sergey Osanksin and Denis Makhankov.  Their visit here will culminate with a reception at the Harbin Clinic’s Tony E. Warren MD Cancer Center this evening.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL THIS WEEKEND

Written by Matt Davis on January 27, 2012. Posted in Sports

Here are your high school basketball match-ups for tonight –

MORE RAIN HEADED OUR WAY

Written by Matt Davis on January 26, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

Guess what, Romans?  More rain is on the way.  The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch from this evening through late tonight.  This area could get some one to three inches of rain this evening and overnight.  The NWS says that rainfall amounts of two to four inches have fallen over the area of concern during the past seven days, leaving behind moist soil conditions.  This could allow run off into nearby streams, creeks and rivers, causing rapid rises and minor flooding of smaller creeks, streams and low-lying flood-prone areas.  
Rain is expected to move into the area this afternoon and last through early tomorrow.

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