The teams have been set for the NFL’s conference championships!
Congress resumed its work in Washington DC last week. Congressman Tom Graves, who represents Georgia’s 14th District in the US House of Representatives, anticipates a swift session in which government funding will be a top priority. He says that the nation’s deficit has been cut in recent years, as President Barack Obama indicated in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night. However, Graves adds, there’s still a lot of work to do.
Here’s a heads-up that college basketball will be broadcast this Saturday on 95.7 FM The Ridge as Georgia Tech hosts Virginia Tech in an ACC outing in Atlanta. Tip off is set for noon. Air time for pre-game programming is 11:30 am.
Powerball fever has struck the nation! Three ticket holders will share the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot that was up for grabs on Wednesday night. Winning tickets were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee. The numbers that were drawn are as follows: 8, 27, 34, 4, 19 and the Powerball of 10.
Do you have a youngster that is interested in breaking into the entertainment industry? He or she should start locally and go from there. That’s the advice of Tiffani Thiessen, who spent the vast majority of her teenage years playing cheerleader Kelly Kapowski on the popular Saturday morning sitcom “Saved by the Bell” from 1989-1993. She got her break in the entertainment industry at the age of eight as a model. Thiessen, in an interview on WLAQ AM 1410, said that as she pursued her dream of becoming an entertainer, her parents made sure that school work always came first.
The Atlanta Hawks will face the Milwaukee Bucks in NBA action at Milwaukee tonight. This will be the first meeting between the teams for the 2015-2016 season. Tip off is set for 8 pm. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southeast.
State Representative Katie Dempsey of Rome supports a measure to allow for the growth and distribution of medical cannabis in Georgia. The bill was introduced by Represenative Allen Peake of Macon and would allow a minimum of two and a maximum of six in-state manufacturers of the product by December 1, 2016.