The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Detroit Pistons 118-95 at Auburn Hills, Michigan on Wednesday night.
US Representative Tom Graves has expressed his support of the nomination of fellow Georgia Congressman Tom Price by President-Elect Donald Trump to serve as secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Graves says that he believes that Price is the right person to lead the country forward as efforts are made by House Republicans to repeal Obamacare. A hearing on Price’s nomination is scheduled for today.
The Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce will host their 106th Annual Meeting on the evening of Thursday, January 26th at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Aviation Training Center at the Russell Regional Airport in Rome. A 5:30 pm reception featuring the music of the Greg Robbins Quartet will be followed by a 6:30 pm program that will feature the Passing of the Gavel to 2017 Chamber Chairman John Quinlivan as well as an awards ceremony. For more information and registration, visit www.romega.com. You can also call the Chamber at (706) 291-7663.
The Atlanta Hawks will face the Detroit Pistons in NBA action on the road tonight. Tip off is slated for 8 pm at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, Michigan. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southeast.
Georgia Tech was edged by Virginia Tech 62-61 in ACC men’s basketball on Wednesday night in Blacksburg, Virginia.
While many Romans will be tuning in to watch (or hear) the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America on Friday, a couple of local residents will be in Washington DC to watch the ceremony in person. Such will be the case for Colt Chambers, Chairman of the Rome Young Republicans.
College basketball will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge tonight as Georgia Tech hits the road for Blacksburg, Virginia to take on ACC rival Virginia Tech. Tip off is scheduled for 9 pm. Air time for pre-game programming is 8:30 pm.