Another megaload will depart Rome, Georgia tonight. The 200-ton turbine will leave the General Electric plant on Redmond Circle around 10 pm, bound for Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. It is being transported on a trailer that is just over 200 feet long, 12 feet wide and 15 feet high and will be accompanied by a pair of Georgia State Patrol officers, who will direct traffic when needed.
The Arizona Cardinals got past the Minnesota Vikings by a final score of 23-20 in Thursday Night Football at Glendale, Arizona. Arizona’s Dwight Freeney grabbed the ball from Minnesota quarterback Teddy Bridgewater with five seconds remaining to prevent the Vikings from tying the game. With their victory, the Cardinals improved to 11-2 and clinched a playoff berth. The Vikings fall to 8-5.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation conducted raids on Wednesday on seven local businesses accused of violating the state’s commercial gambling laws.
Looking for a little entertainment to help you get into that holiday spirit? The Rome Little Theatre’s production of “White Christmas”, based on the 1954 film, will take the stage at the historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome again this Friday thru Sunday for a second and final weekend.
The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-94 in NBA action at Oklahoma City on Thursday night, ending the Hawks’ brief two-game winning streak.
The Georgia Highlands College basketball teams split a pair of games at South Georgia Tech on Thursday night.
The Floyd County Police Department bestowed Officer of the Year honors upon two patrol officers during the department’s annual Christmas luncheon on Wednesday.
The Atlanta Hawks edged the Dallas Mavericks 98-95 in NBA action at Dallas on Wednesday night, marking the first time that the Hawks have won consecutive games since early November.