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CUBS TAKE 3-2 LEAD OVER DODGERS IN NLCS

Written by Matt Davis on October 21, 2016. Posted in Sports

In an MLB playoff update, the Chicago Cubs took a 3-2 lead in the National League Championship Series with an 8-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in game five on Thursday night in LA.  Game six will be played on Saturday night at 8 pm in Chicago.

PEACH STATE MARCHING FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY

Written by Matt Davis on October 20, 2016. Posted in News/Weather

The 43rd annual Peach State Marching Festival is scheduled for this Saturday at Barron Stadium.  Thirty-one bands from Georgia and Alabama will compete this year, according to a press release from the Rome Band Boosters Association.

NEARLY 3,000 CAST BALLOTS IN FIRST THREE DAYS OF EARLY VOTING

Written by Matt Davis on October 20, 2016. Posted in News/Weather

Just over 900 residents of Floyd County voted early in the November 8th general election on Wednesday, according to the Elections Office.  This brings the total to just under 3,000 ballots cast locally for the first three days of early voting.

CLEVELAND INDIANS ARE BOUND FOR THE WORLD SERIES, OPPONENT TBD

Written by Matt Davis on October 20, 2016. Posted in Sports

The Cleveland Indians are bound for the World Series for the first time since 1997!  The Indians clinched the American League Championship Series 4-1 with a 3-0 shut out win over the Toronto Blue Jays in game five on Wednesday at Toronto.  Cleveland pitcher Andrew Miller was selected as the series MVP.

HAWKS CONCLUDE PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE IN VICTORIOUS FASHION

Written by Matt Davis on October 21, 2016. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Hawks wrapped up their NBA pre-season schedule with 97-81 win over the Chicago Bulls at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska on Thursday night.  The Hawks finished the pre-season with five wins and two losses.  They’ll open the regular season next Thursday night in Atlanta versus the Washington Wizards.

STATE’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INCREASES OVER THE MONTH

Written by Matt Davis on October 20, 2016. Posted in News/Weather

The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 5.1 percent in September, up from 4.9 percent in August but down from 5.6 percent in September 2015.

SEC SHOWDOWN BETWEEN UNDEFEATED TEAMS TO AIR ON WLAQ THIS SATURDAY

Written by Matt Davis on October 20, 2016. Posted in Sports

The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide will host No. 6 Texas A&M in an SEC showdown between two undefeated teams on Saturday that will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410.  Kick off is set for 3:30 pm (Eastern) at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  Air time for pre-game programming is 12:30 pm.

TOWN-HALL STYLE COMMUNITY MEETING ABOUT SKATE PARK SET FOR TONIGHT

Written by Matt Davis on October 19, 2016. Posted in News/Weather

A town hall-style community meeting for the purpose of discussing improvements to the skate park at Etowah Park is scheduled for this evening.  The meeting will be held at 7 pm at the Charles C. Parker Center across from the skate park.

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