Coosa High School’s soaring IQ was on display as a team from the school won their first round match taped on Wednesday night night for WSB-TV’s High Q program, a television game show formatted public affairs program that pits high school teams against each other. The quiz bowl match will air on Saturday at 12:30 pm on WSB-TV Channel 2, according to a Floyd County Schools media release.
A trio of Atlanta Hawks will be included on the Eastern Conference roster in the 2015 NBA All Star Game. Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were named All Star reserves on Thursday. Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer will lead the Eastern Conference team in this year’s All Star Game, which is set for Sunday, February 15th in New York City.
Super Bowl Sunday is just two days away! The defending champion Seattle Seahawks will face the New England Patroits in Super Bowl 49 this Sunday night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Kick off is set for 6:30 pm. The game will be televised on NBC.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Metro Rome’s unemployment rate for December stood at 6.8 percent, up from 6.7 percent in November but down from 7.7 percent in December 2013.
High school basketball will take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge tonight as Model hosts Coosa in a pair of Region 7 AA matches. The girls will play at 6 pm, followed by the boys at 8 pm. Matt Davis will provide play by play coverage and will be joined in the broadcast booth by Phil Carter. The games can also be heard online at www.theridge957.com or by using the TuneIn app on your mobile device.
The red hot Atlanta Hawks aim to extend their franchise record for consecutive wins to 18 tonight as host to the Portland Trailblazers.
A suspect has been named in the shooting incident in South Rome that resulted in a fatality on Tuesday.
Parke Wilkinson has been tapped to serve as the Principal of the new Anna K. Davie Elementary School during the 2015-2016 school year. The Rome City Schools made the announcement on Wednesday. Wilkinson is currently the Principal of East Central Elementary School.