A number of area high school girls’ basketball teams will continue their quest for a state title after picking up wins in the opening round of the Georgia High School Association Girls State Basketball Tournament on Tuesday night. Here’s a look at those final scores:
With wintry conditions come the warning to protect those more sensitive to the cold, such as senior citizens, the young, and, of course, pets. When the temperatures drop, your pets need a warm place to stay. This is the message of Dr. Dan Pate with the West Rome Animal Clinic, who urges pet owners to provide their furry friends with the proper shelter from gusty winds and chilly temperatures.
The Floyd County Board of Commissioners are slated to hold their Annual Planning Session this Friday. The session will be held at the Cave Spring Community Center located at 10B Georgia Avenue in Cave Spring, beginning at noon.
Georgia Tech beat ACC rival Clemson 63-52 in men’s basketball on Monday night in Atlanta. The Yellow Jackets were led in scoring by Josh Heath with 14 points, while Demarco Cox added 12 points.
It appears that the Greater Rome area dodged a winter weather bullet, but Monday’s downpour and declining temperatures this morning have led to concerns about tricky driving conditions. Many schools and other institutions have delayed opening today due to the potential threat of black ice. For a complete listing of weather-related delays and cancellations, and to make a contribution to that list, visit www.wlaq1410.com and www.theridge957.com. You can also connect with WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge via Facebook.
Fire destroyed a home in West Rome on Monday afternoon. The blaze originated in the carport of the duplex at 240-B Huffaker Road. Four people that were in the residence managed to escape, thanks to the assistance of Good Samaritans from Carver and Carver Plumbing. The fire is believed to have been caused by an electrical short.
High school basketball playoff action will take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge tonight as the Model Lady Blue Devils host Greene County in the opening round of the Georgia High School Association Girls’ State Basketball Tournament.