The Atlanta Braves have acquired three-time All-Star Brandon Phillips from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for two pitchers. The team announced the trade on Sunday afternoon. The Reds received minor leaguers Andrew McKirahan and Carlos Portuondo in the deal.
One of the community’s great servant leaders will soon be leaving Rome and Floyd County. Wednesday, February 15th will be Gail Garland’s last day as Executive Director of Harbor House: The Northwest Georgia Child Advocacy Center after leading the organization for some two decades. On the following day, Kim Davis will become the new Harbor House director; she will also maintain her current post of director of the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia.
A Georgia Highlands College faculty member has been selected to study in South Africa.
The Atlanta Hawks will begin a three-game road trip out west with a stop in Sacramento, California to take on the Kings tonight. Tip off is set for 10:30 pm (Eastern). The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southeast.
The Atlanta Hawks will continue a three-game road trip out west with a stop in Portland, Oregon tonight to take on the Trailblazers. Tip off is set for 10:30 pm (Eastern). The game will be televised on TNT.
The observation of Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia concludes today with a focus on Flash Flooding and Flood Safety.
Men’s college basketball will return to the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge on Saturday.
Tessa Knowles, an eighth-grader from Model Middle School, is the Floyd County Schools’ Spelling Bee champion for 2017! Knowles outlasted 10 other competitors in the event held at the school system’s central office on Wednesday morning. Matthew Campbell, a sixth-grader from Armuchee Middle School, was the runner-up.