Tune in for college football this Saturday on 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for August was 6.6 percent, down almost a full percentage point from 7.5 percent in July and almost two full percentage points from 8.5 percent in August 2014.
Armuchee High School’s marching band will host their 8th annual Armuchee Invitational Marching Contest and Festival this Saturday, September 26th at the school.
College football will take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge and WLAQ AM 1410 this Saturday.
The New York Giants defeated the Washington Redskins 32-21 in Thursday Night Football at East Rutherford, New Jersey, thanks in part to a 30 yard touchdown catch from Odell Beckham, Jr. in the fourth quarter. Both teams now have matching 1-2 records.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative invites local residents to see this Sunday night’s lunar eclipse from the Coosa River during their Harvest Moon paddle. The six-mile, night-time canoe, kayak and paddleboard trip will depart from Heritage Park at sunset and will offer participants an opportunity to view moonrise over downtown Rome from the Coosa, according to a CRBI media release. The trip will end at Lock and Dam Park.
The Atlanta Braves beat the National League East-leading New York Mets 6-3 in the finale of a three game set at Citi Field in Flushing, New York on Wednesday night, allowing the Braves to take the series 2-1.
The Floyd County Board of Education has chosen Dr. John Jackson to serve as interim superintendent as the school system continues its search for a permanent superintendent. His selection was approved unanimously by the board during a called meeting on Tuesday morning.