Friday night lights are set to shine tonight as area high school football teams take the field for week six of the 2015 season.
The Baltimore Ravens beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-20 in overtime in Thursday Night Football at Pittsburgh. The Ravens were lifted to victory on a 52-yard field goal from Justin Tucker with 5:08 remaining in overtime. The kicker tied the game with seconds left in regulation. The win was the first of the season for the Ravens, who are now 1-3. The Steelers are now 2-2.
Fall’s Finest Festival, the 67th annual Coosa Valley Fair, is slated to take place next week. The event, presented by the Exchange Club of Rome, will get underway on Tuesday, October 6th and will continue through Saturday, October 10th at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Rome.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Hospitality House for Women, Inc. will make this observation with a number of events throughout the month.
The Atlanta Braves were blanked by the Washington Nationals 3-0 in the rain-soaked series finale between the teams at Turner Field on Thursday night, denying the Braves a sweep of the Nationals in the three-game set. The Braves still took the series 2-1.
College football will once again hit the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge once again this Saturday.
Attention, local business owners! Do you provide products or services that might benefit those who are about to get married? Northwest Georgia Event Planners are offering an opportunity for such vendors to display their wares at the 2015 North Georgia Bridal Expo, set for Sunday, October 18th from noon until 4 pm at the Bill Thornton Center in Armuchee.
The Atlanta Braves closed out the month of September with a 2-0 shut out victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night in the middle outing of a three-game series at Turner Field.