Georgia Highlands College was among only two colleges from Georgia highlighted during the White House’s recent unveiling of College Scorecard, a website designed to provide “the clearest, most accessible, and most reliable national data on college cost, graduation, debt, and post-college earnings”, according to a GHC media release.
The Atlanta Braves ended a franchise-record 12-game losing streak at Turner Field with a 3-2 win over the American League East-leading Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.
Additional runners and walkers are being sought to participate in the 29th annual Roman Rumble 5K Road Race and 2 Mile Health Walk. The event is set for this Saturday, September 19th at Ridge Ferry Park as a benefit for Harbor House, The Northwest Georgia Child Advocacy Center.
Area residents are invited to view the final total lunar eclipse that will be visible over Georgia until 2019 on the evening of Sunday, September 27th during a special event to be held at the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville. The Total Lunar Eclipse event is slated to take place from 8 pm until 12:30 am and will offer an opportunity to look at the eclipse in the Tellus observatory as well as through smaller telescopes that will be set up along the museum lawn. If skies are cloudy over Northwest Georgia, the observatory will be closed and live images of the total lunar eclipse will be streamed into the museum’s theatre from other observatories.
Area high school football teams will take the field for week four of the 2015 season this Friday night.
Floyd Against Drugs (FAD) and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to host a drug drop off event at the Floyd County Jail on Saturday, October 3rd from 9 am until 12 pm.
This Wednesday, September 16th is the deadline to register to participate in the Etowah River Water Trail Rodeo to be hosted by the Coosa River Basin Initiative. The event is set for this Sunday, September 20th, according to a CRBI media release. It will feature an eight mile paddle on the Etowah from the historic Leake Mound Site in Cartersville to Euharlee. The paddle will be followed by a dinner provided by Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse, games, a silent and live auction and a kayak giveaway from The Outside World.