There’s something to be said about realizing your passions early on in life. At least that’s the case for Daniel Mulkey, who has been making music since he was a toddler. He’s now just a month shy of his 15th birthday and recently released an album entitled Hey, It’s OK.
High school baseball will take to the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 today! Matt Davis and Steve Conrad will bring you the play by play story as the Darlington Tigers host Mt. Paran. First pitch is set for 5 pm. The game will also be aired online at www.wlaq1410.com.
The Berry College softball team will host Millsaps in a pair of Southern Athletic Association double headers tomorrow and Sunday. Both are scheduled to begin at noon. The Vikings are currently 14-6 overall and 6-2 in the SAA.
The 2013 SPLOST Committee will meet this evening at 5:30 pm in the Community Room of the Floyd County Administration Building, located on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. The purpose of the meeting is for members to review general procedures and functions of their committee. The meeting is open to the public.
And though we may be a few days into the season of Spring, it’s not going to feel like it over the weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning that remains in effect until 10 am this morning for north and portions of central Georgia. Temperatures will be in the low 30s through mid morning. A chance of snow remains in the forecast until 11 am, which will be followed by a chance of rain. Little to no snow accumulation is expected; there is a 50 percent chance of precipitation. Highs today will be in the low 50s. Showers remain in the forecast through the weekend.
Berry College has announced that there’s been a time change for their baseball game vs. Oglethorpe today due to the threat of inclement weather. The Southern Athletic Association match up will now be played at 1 pm; it was originally scheduled for 7 pm. The time has been moved up because the weather is expected to be better earlier in the day.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 8.6 percent in February, the lowest rate since January of 2009. The rate was down from 8.7 percent in January of this year and from 9.2 percent in February 2012.
State Senator Chuck Hufstetler of Rome and Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle welcomed Pastor Carey Ingram of Rome to serve as Chaplain of the Day in the Georgia State Senate yesterday.