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ARRESTS MADE IN CONNECTION WITH DEAD BODY DISCOVERED EARLIER THIS WEEK

Written by Matt Davis on December 24, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

A pair of arrests has been made in connection with the dead body that was discovered behind a duplex in west Rome on Tuesday morning.  According to this morning’s Rome News-Tribune, Kelesha Corron Dorsey, age 19, and Delaney Scott Ray, age 20, both of 325 Ashland Park Boulevard, face charges of party to the crime of murder in the death of 27-year-old Cristobal Beceras-Contreras, whose body was found at 9B Woodcreek Way early Tuesday.  The man was reportedly killed during a robbery.  Both women were held in the Floyd County Jail without bond as of Wednesday night.  A third party, Kyle Strother, is wanted in the case.

ATLANTA HAWKS PICK UP FIFTH STRAIGHT WIN

Written by Matt Davis on December 24, 2015. Posted in Sports

The Atlanta Hawks extended their current winning streak to five straight games with a 107-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night at the Philips Arena, evening out the season series between the teams at a game a piece.

BODY FOUND IN WEST ROME

Written by Matt Davis on December 23, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Police are currently investigating what is being labeled a “suspicious” death on Woodcreek Way in west Rome.  The body of a 27-year-old Hispanic man, whose identity has not been released, was discovered early Tuesday morning behind a duplex at 9B Woodcreek Way off Wilkerson Road.  The fatality is being investigated as a homicide, though no weapons were found.  The body has been sent to the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.

GIVE THE GIFT OF STATE PARKS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

Written by Matt Davis on December 23, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Give the gift of state parks this holiday season.  Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites now has gift cards available for purchase!  It’s a unique idea for those last minute Christmas gifts, enthuses Public Affairs Coordinator Kim Hatcher, who adds that the cards are applicable at all 64 state parks and historic sites.  Friends memberships are also available for those wanting to enjoy the great outdoors and save money over the holidays.

TAKE TIME FOR MEMORIES THIS CHRISTMAS!

Written by Matt Davis on December 24, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Amid the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, take time to savor the special moments that only happen this time of year.  That’s the advice of licensed counselor Dr. Laurie Johnson.  She also hopes that listeners, particularly those who have lost loved ones in the past year, will reflect on their holiday memories with joy.

GEORGIA TECH TOPS COLGATE IN MEN’S HOOPS

Written by Matt Davis on December 24, 2015. Posted in Sports

Georgia Tech beat Colgate 76-60 in men’s basketball on Wednesday night in Atlanta, thanks in large part to Adam Smith with a game-high 20 points.  Charles Mitchell added 18 points and had seven rebounds.  The Yellow Jackets are now 9-3 for the 2015-2016 season.  They’ll return to action next Tuesday night as hosts to Duquesne.  Tip off is set for 7 pm.  Listen to the game on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Rome’s radio home for Georgia Tech athletics.

YEAR-END HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD BEGINS TODAY!

Written by Matt Davis on December 23, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

The year-end holiday travel period officially begins today, according to AAA, The Auto Club Group, which extends the travel period through Sunday, January 3, 2016.  A record number of more than 100 million Americans are projected to travel 50 miles or more from home during that time.

COLLEGE HOOPS ON AIR TONIGHT

Written by Matt Davis on December 23, 2015. Posted in Sports

College basketball will return to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge this evening as the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets host Colgate in a non-conference outing at 7 pm.  Air time for pre-game programming is 6:30 pm.

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