GEORGIA TO HOST GEORGIA TECH IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL RIVALRY THIS SATURDAY; COVERAGE ON 95.7 FM THE RIDGE
The college football rivalry that fans across the state of Georgia eagerly anticipate every year is coming up this Saturday! Georgia will host Georgia Tech in a showdown between the hedges at UGA’s Sanford Stadium. Georgia is currently ranked No. 8 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll, while Georgia Tech is ranked at No. 16. Saturday’s game is scheduled to get underway at noon and will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, your local radio affiliate of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
The Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau is joining forces with Ridge and Valley Storytelling Guild to present Tellabration! 2014, a free evening of storytelling at the Rome Civic Center, tomorrow night at 7 pm.
Berry College will host Toccoa Falls in women’s basketball tonight at Berry’s Cage Center. Tip off is set for 6 pm. The game will be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410 and www.wlaq1410.com. Randy Davis will provide the play by play story and will be joined on-air by Bob Williams.
Have you made your Saturday morning breakfast plans yet? The Rome Noon Optimist Club urges you to join them for their 54th annual Pancake Breakfast, which is set for tomorrow, Saturday, November 22nd, from 6 am until noon at the Rome Civic Center. Attendees will be treated to pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk and soft drinks. Tickets are $5 in advance and can be purchased from any member of the Rome Noon Optimist Club. Tickets are $6 at the door.
Lawmakers are weighing in on President Barack Obama’s proposed executive action on immigration. The President discussed his plans for immigration reform during a televised speech last night. Republicans have indicated that the move will provide amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants.
Friday night lights are set to shine tonight as two Floyd County high school football teams continue their quest for a state title in round two of the Class AA playoffs. The Model Blue Devils will hit the road for Fitzgerald, while the Coosa Eagles will travel to Vidalia.
OAKLAND RAIDERS SNAP 16-GAME LOSING SKID WITH WIN OVER KANSAS CITY CHIEFS IN THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
The Oakland Raiders beat the Kansas City Chiefs 24-20 in Thursday Night Football at Oakland last night, allowing the Raiders to snap a 16-game losing skid. Rookie Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining in the game to lift the Raiders to victory.