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BROTHERS AND SISTERS RACK UP AT 95.7 FM THE RIDGE/ROME NEWS-TRIBUNE BATTLE OF THE BANDS

Written by Matt Davis on April 2, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

A good time was had by all at the 2012 95.7 FM The Ridge/Rome News-Tribune Battle of the Bands at the Cedartown Performing Arts Center on Saturday night.  The band Brothers and Sisters, in particular, had a good time as not only had they won the People’s Choice Award through an online voting process held prior to the event, they also won the Judges Choice Award.  The Judges Choice Award was based on performances on Saturday night from all five Battle of the Bands finalists, which also included Five40, Nosecone Prophets, Shawn Aris and Clint Sansing.  Brothers and Sisters won the Judges Choice Award after a ‘musical showdown’ with Five40 that concluded the competition.

ROME CITY COMMISSION TO MEET THIS EVENING

Written by Matt Davis on April 2, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening.  They’ll meet in a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall in downtown Rome.  Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.

2012 SEASON RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER FOR ATLANTA AND ROME BRAVES; ATLANTA BRAVES PLAY TO 7-7 TIE WITH PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES AT SPRING TRAINING

Written by Matt Davis on April 2, 2012. Posted in Sports

Braves fans, your wait for the 2012 regular season to begin is almost over!  The Atlanta Braves and the Rome Braves will both open the season on the road this Thursday, April 5th.  The Atlanta Braves will be in New York to take on the Mets that day, while the Rome Braves will be in Charleston, South Carolina to take on the Riverdogs.  Once again this year, WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge will serve as Northwest Georgia’s Braves connection.  You can follow the Atlanta Braves once the regular season begins on WLAQ, and listen to Rome Braves baseball on 95.7 FM The Ridge.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL WEEKEND UPDATE

Written by Matt Davis on April 2, 2012. Posted in Sports

In college softball, Shorter University’s Lady Hawks were in Columbus, Georgia to participate in a Southern States Athletic Conference Crossover event over the weekend.  They beat Mobile 5-1 before having their time cut short  at the event as all three of their final games were canceled, including matches Faulkner on Friday and Belhaven and Auburn-Montgomery on Saturday.  The Lady Hawks will host Brewton Parker in a double header tomorrow at 5 pm at the Alto Park softball complex.

COOSA RIVER BASIN INITIATIVE TO HOST BURWELL CREEK WALK THROUGH THIS EVENING

Written by Matt Davis on April 2, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Coosa River Basin Initiative will host an educational walk through the Burwell Creek wetlands in Rome today at 6 pm.

FLOYD COUNTY COLLEGE AND CAREER ACADEMY HOSTS SPRING PLANT SALE

Written by Matt Davis on April 2, 2012. Posted in News/Weather

The Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy is hosting a Spring Plant Sale today thru Friday at 100 Tom Poe Drive, off Cedar Avenue across from Georgia Northwestern Technical College.  The sale will be open to the public from 8:30 am until 11 am and 12:15 pm until 2:30 pm daily until sold out. Special hours will be offered today and Wednesday from 3:30 pm until 5 pm.  Proceeds will benefit Future Farmers of America at the school.

ATLANTA HAWKS OFF FOR A FEW DAYS AFTER WEEKEND WIN, LOSS

Written by Matt Davis on April 2, 2012. Posted in Sports

In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks have a few days off after a pair of weekend games that resulted in a 100-90 win at home over the New York Knicks on Friday night and a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers 95-90 on the road on Saturday night.  The Hawks will return to action on Wednesday night at the Philips Arena against the Charlotte Bobcats.  Tip off is set for 7:30 pm.

COLLEGE BASEBALL WEEKEND UPDATE

Written by Matt Davis on April 2, 2012. Posted in Sports

Shorter University’s baseball Hawks were in Mt. Vernon, Georgia over the weekend for a three game set with Brewton-Parker.  Brewton-Parker won Friday night’s game 13-0, while Shorter swept Saturday’s double header 5-4 and 10-3.  The Hawks will travel to Waleska to take on Reinhardt in a double header tomorrow at 4 pm.

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