The American Red Cross is offering tips for Georgia residents to stay safe during the latest round of cold temperatures:
Berry College basketball will take to the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 tonight as the men’s and women’s teams play host to Southern Athletic Association rival Centre College. The women will play at 6 pm, followed by the men at 8 pm at Berry’s Cage Center. Ben Poplin will bring you the story of the game with assistance from Bob Williams. Online coverage will be provided at www.wlaq1410.com.
The NBA All-Star break is over, and the Atlanta Hawks will get back to work to night as hosts to the Toronto Raptors tonight at the Philips Arena. Game time is set for 7:30 pm.
The next couple of days will be jam packed with innovation, inspiration and creative ideas during the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce’s Confluence 2015 conference, which is being held today and Friday at the historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome.
LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAMS HOPE WEATHER WON’T PREVENT THEM FROM OPENING PLAY IN STATE TOURNEY
Coosa’s boys and Darlington’s girls hope that the weather will not further interfere with their opening round games in the Georgia High School Association State Basketball Tournament that are now scheduled for today.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will hit the road for Chapel Hill, North Carolina to take on ACC Rival UNC in men’s basketball on Saturday. The showdown is scheduled to get underway at noon and will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Rome’s radio home for Georgia Tech athletics. Air time for pre-game programming is 11:30 am.
An arctic chill has set in to the Greater Rome area, and winter precipitation re-enters the forecast as we head into the weekend.
A number of local schools were among the 609 named Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools by State School Superintendent Richard Woods on Thursday.