The final edition of This Week In Northwest Georgia Football for the 2013 high school football season will be broadcast tonight on WLAQ AM 1410. Our sports panelists will take a look at the season in review on the program, brought to you by River City Bank. Air time is 6:15 pm. You can also listen online at www.wlaq1410.com.
Mohawk Industries announced plans for a $31 million expansion in Rome and Floyd County on Wednesday during a special called meeting of the Rome Floyd County Development Authority. The expansion will mean the retention of 230 jobs, according to a release from the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce.
If you love barbecue, you’ll want to head to Calhoun for the second annual Smokin’ Up The Campground BBQ Cook-off to be presented by the Calhoun KOA today (Thursday, December 5th) thru Saturday (December 7th) at the KOA Campground, located at 2523 Redbud Road in Calhoun.
The Atlanta Hawks beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-97 last night in NBA action at the Philips Arena. Kyle Korver scored 23 points and extended his streak of consecutive games with a three-pointer to 89, tying the NBA record held by Dana Barros. Last night was Korver’s first night back in the Hawks’ line up after being sidelined for the previous four games due to a bruised rib. Paul Millsap led the Hawks in scoring with 25 points, while Al Horford contributed 21 points.
Tune in for Atlanta Falcons football this Sunday on 95.7 FM The Ridge! The Dirty Birds will be in Green Bay, Wisconsin to take on the Packers. The game is scheduled to get underway at 1 pm at Lambeau Field. Air time for pre-game programming is 11 am from the Atlanta Falcons Radio Network.
The facility that currently houses Christie’s Office Supply has been sold, and the new owners have big plans for the property located at 100 Broad Street in the Cotton Block of downtown Rome. Tim Vicchrilli, owner of Pro Performance fitness center at 314 East First Avenue, has bought the Christie’s building; the purchase was finalized on December 2nd.
The Berry College men’s and women’s basketball teams will open Southern Athletic Association play tonight as hosts to Oglethorpe University. Tip off is set for 6 pm for the women and 8 pm for the men at Berry’s Cage Center. The games will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410 and www.wlaq1410.com. Randy Davis will serve as the play-by-play announcer, while Bob Williams will provide color.
The Rome Braves have announced start times for their 2014 home games. The schedule features six 1 pm games along with four 10:30 am Education Day games. As always, Sunday games will begin at 2 pm.