Friday night lights will shine tonight when area high school football teams take the field for week six of the 2014 season.
In your Major League Baseball postseason update, the Baltimore Orioles crushed the Detroit Tigers 12-3 in game one of their American League Division Series last night at Baltimore. Those 12 runs set a postseason record for the Orioles; eight of them were scored in the bottom of the eighth. Game two in that series is set for noon today.
Fall’s Finest Festival, the 66th annual Coosa Valley Fair continues into day three today. It will be Senior Citizens Day at the Fair. Free admission will be offered to those age 55 and older from 1 pm until 5 pm. The Miss Senior Coosa Valley Fair pageant will be held at 1 pm for ages 50 and up. Gates will open to the public at 5 pm with $20 armbands available for unlimited rides until the fair closes tonight. The Little Miss Coosa Valley Fair pageant for ages six to 17 is set for 7 pm.
Berry College will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Mountain Day this weekend. Over 8,000 alumni and friends of the college are expected to attend the event this Friday and Saturday, according to a Berry media release.
The Berry College football team will play their Mountain Day game tomorrow evening versus Washington University at Barron Stadium in downtown Rome. This marks the 100th anniversary of Berry’s Mountain Day celebration. Kick off is set for 6 pm. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410 and www.wlaq1410.com. Pre-game programming will begin at 5:30 pm with the Coach Tony Kunczewski Show. Ben Poplin will provide play-by-play coverage and will go on air at 5:15 pm.
PACKERS TOP VIKINGS IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL; LISTEN TO ATLANTA FALCONS FOOTBALL THIS SUNDAY ON 95.7 FM THE RIDGE
The Green Bay Packers topped the Minnesota Vikings 42-10 in Thursday Night Football in an NFC North battle at Green Bay last night. The Packers improved to 3-2, while the Vikings fell to 2-3.
The month of October has arrived, and that means that the state’s burn ban has been lifted. The burn ban for 54 Georgia counties, including Floyd County, was lifted yesterday, paving the way for area residents to burn their outdoor yard debris.
A Floyd County man who reportedly set fire to his business in Armuchee business was arrested yesterday by Floyd County Police.