The 2015 season is about to begin for area high school football teams! The Model Blue Devils will open the regular season this Friday night in Dahlonega versus Lumpkin County in the Northwest Georgia High School Football Game of the Week on 95.7 FM The Ridge. On that same night, WLAQ AM 1410 will have all the action as the Darlington Tigers travel to Orlando to face Melbourne Central Catholic at Disney’s Wide World of Sports.
A classic World War II aircraft will be brought to Rome for this year’s Wings Over North Georgia air show. The Disabled American Veterans’ AirSupport Team will bring a B-25 Mitchell Bomber to town for the 4th annual air show to be held at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field on Saturday and Sunday, October 3rd and 4th. Kerry Ward with marketing and public relations for the DAV says that the aircraft will be flown as part of the Parade of Veterans scheduled for that Saturday.
US Representative Tom Graves will host a community forum in Rome this Wednesday for the purpose of hearing the concerns of people who live in his 14th Congressional District.
The Rome Braves were blanked by the Charleston Riverdogs 3-0 in the opener of a three game series in Charleston, South Carolina on Monday night. The middle outing of that series is set for tonight at 7:05 pm.
Clouds finally gave way to a substantial amount of rainfall over Northwest Georgia on Monday evening, some areas even experienced isolated thunderstorms that led to downed limbs and a few power outages. The National Weather Service has reported that a little more than an inch of rain fell at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field in Armuchee from early Monday morning thru early this morning, with the large majority of that having fallen during the overnight hours.
Attention, Northwest Georgia educators! Would you like to plan a field trip that would be both educational and fun for students and even chaperones? Consider a visit to the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville. The museum offers fossil and mineral galleries, a science in motion exhibit and a state-of-the-art planetarium, as well as a fossil dig and gem panning.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Monday night in the opener of a three game series at San Diego.