The Atlanta Hawks aim to extend their franchise record for consecutive wins to 17 tonight with a home outing against the Brooklyn Nets.
High school basketball will take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge this Friday night 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. The broadcast will also air online at www.theridge957.com and can be heard by using the TuneIn app on your mobile device.
While much of North Georgia is under a Winter Weather Advisory through 9 am, area residents may be grateful that they have not been hit by blizzard-like conditions that have covered the Northeastern US. Communities have been on lock down, schools have been closed, and some of the nation’s busiest roadways are vacant due to large blankets of snow. The winter storm has led to thousands of flight delays, creating travel hassles not just for the affected area, but also for the rest of the country and even international flights.
Are you currently caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease? The North Georgia chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association seeks to provide education and support to families and loved ones of Alzheimer’s patients during a Caregivers Conference to be held on April 30th at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. Local representative Charisse Durham says that the conference is free. She adds that it is open to those affected by any type of dementia.
The Georgia Tech men’s basketball team will continue the quest for their first conference win of the season with a match against 23rd ranked Miami in Coral Gables, Florida tonight. Tip off is set for 9 pm. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Rome’s radio home for Georgia Tech athletics. Air time for pre-game programming is 8:30 pm.
Current Southeast Elementary School Principal Phil Wood will not lead the new Anna K. Davie Elementary as previously anticipated.
The Floyd County Health Department is slated to conduct a Pre-K Health Roundup from Monday, February 2nd thru Friday, February 6th. The Roundup will be held at the Health Department, located at 16 East 12th Street in Rome. According to a release from the organization, required hearing, vision and dental examinations will be provided, along with required immunizations for children entering Pre-K and kindergarten next fall.