The Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security is urging Georgians to use extreme caution with the arctic air that has covered the area, bringing with it bone-chilling temperatures, dangerously cold temperatures, below-zero wind chill values, and potentially icy roads.
The Florida State Seminoles are college football’s National Champions! No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 in the BCS National Championship Game last night in Pasadena, California. Jameis Winston threw a two-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds remaining to lift the ‘Noles to victory. Auburn held the lead throughout the majority of the game until Florida State surged ahead with 21 points in the final quarter.
The Atlanta Hawks lost to the Brooklyn Nets 91-86 in NBA action on the road last night. Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague each scored 16 points for the Hawks. Elton Brand also contributed 10 points off the bench.
With the frigid temperatures covering this area, emergency management officials are urging local residents to stay indoors. If you must go outside, make sure you are bundled up. This is the advice of Tim Herrington, interim director of the Floyd County Emergency Management Agency.
Local unsung heroes will be honored on Saturday, February 15th with the 2014 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor.
Shorter University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams dropped a pair of games with Gulf South Conference rival Delta State University yesterday in Cleveland, Mississippi.