The Northwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross has extended its “Heroes” fundraising campaign through the month of April. Executive Director Jeffrey Putnam says that his volunteers need more time to reach their $50,000 goal, as they are about halfway towards reaching that goal.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the Houston Astros 8-5 in Spring Training action ‘under the lights’ at Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on Tuesday night.
Job seekers in Northwest Georgia have an excellent opportunity to find gainful employment during the Northwest Georgia Regional Career Expo this Thursday, April 2nd in Ringgold. It is being co-sponsored by the Georgia Department of Labor and the Catoosa County Board of Commissioners. The expo will provide employers in the 15-county area with opportunities to recruit qualified and skilled employees. In addition, job seekers will be given a chance to meet reputable employers and expand their career options.
The Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 101-88 on Monday night at the Philips Arena.
The Atlanta Hawks closed out the month of March with a loss to the Detroit Pistons 105-95 on the road on Tuesday night.
Wednesday marks the beginning of Child Abuse Prevention Month, which is observed annually in April. A number of events have been planned throughout the month to bring attention to the issue of child abuse and ways to prevent it.
The Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy has been selected as a Ford Next Generation Learning Community. The school is one of only 20 in the country to receive this designation, according to a Floyd County Schools media release. The honor signifies that the school is preparing young people for the challenges of the future.
The Atlanta Braves topped the Detroit Tigers 4-2 in Spring Training action at Lakeland, Florida on Monday. The Braves were lifted to victory in part by a game-tying homerun from Christian Bethancourt in the seventh. They added a pair of runs off reliever Joba Chamberlain in the eighth to get the win.