Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed this week, December 1st thru 5th, as Winter Weather Preparedness Week. According to a release from the Floyd County Emergency Management Agency, during this week, Georgians are encouraged to prepare for severe winter weather by stocking up on supplies, making a plan and learning more about the different types of winter weather than can affect their communities.
ATLANTA FALCONS NAB FIRST NON-DIVISION WIN OF 2014 WITH DEFEAT OF ARIZONA CARDINALS AT THE GEORGIA DOME
The Atlanta Falcons beat the Arizona Cardinals 29-18 at the Georgia Dome last night, marking the Falcons’ first win outside of their division for the 2014 regular season.
What are you going to do with those Thanksgiving left-overs? While left over turkey and dressing is nice for humans, it is not recommended for pets. This is the message of Dr. Dan Pate with the West Rome Animal Clinic, who says that some foods are toxic to animals, such as chocolate, onions, grapes and raisins, and even ham and turkey. Dr. Pate indicates that his office gets many calls around the holidays pertaining to pets with health issues that are directly related to eating things that they shouldn’t have eaten.
Today is Cyber Monday, a day when online shopping for Christmas gifts takes center stage. When it comes to getting the most bang for your online buck, syndicated technology journalist and author Marc Saltzman has some sage advice – do your research. Saltzman recommends the use of websites such as www.pricegrabber.com, which can help you save money on a multitude of products.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are bound for the ACC Championship Game this Saturday, December 6th, and you can hear all the action on 95.7 FM The Ridge, your local Georgia Tech radio affiliate! The Yellow Jackets have moved up to the No. 12 spot in the latest AP Top 25 Poll, following their 30-24 overtime defeat of Georgia this past Saturday. They’ll face No. 2 Florida State in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday night. Kick off is slated for 8 pm.
The holiday shopping season has officially arrived! Many local residents began their hunt for Black Friday deals as early as last night and will continue to do so throughout the day today. Tomorrow will be observed as Small Business Saturday, a day in which support of local business is encouraged. And online shopping will take center stage to start the next week work week with Cyber Monday.
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and it’s just about time for the post-Thanksgiving tradition that college football fans across the state eagerly anticipate every year. The big Georgia-Georgia Tech game is set for tomorrow (Saturday) at noon at Sanford Stadium on the campus of the University of Georgia. Georgia is currently 9-2 overall and ranked No. 8 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll; Georgia Tech is also 9-2 and ranked No. 16 in the AP poll. Their rivalry will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, your local radio affiliate of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Pre-game programming will begin at 10 am.