If you’re still clearing out all those Thanksgiving left overs from your refrigerator, here’s a reminder – don’t give any of them to your pets! Dr. Dan Pate from the West Rome Animal Clinic suggests that we let people eat people food and pets eat their pet food. He says that some of those left overs, especially in great quantities, can have dire consequences for pets, including a possible trip to the emergency vet!
It was a big night for college hoops in Rome and Floyd County last night… Georgia Highlands College hosted East Mississippi Community College in men’s and women’s basketball at GHC’s Floyd County campus last night. The Lady Chargers won their match 58-42, while the Chargers lost theirs 87-77. GHC’s Chargers and Lady Chargers will return to action this Wednesday evening on the road against Atlanta Metro College in a pair of GCAA Conference games. The women will play at 5:30 pm, followed by the men at 7:30 pm.
The holiday shopping season officially kicked off this past weekend with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and continues today with Cyber Monday. Today is the day when the majority of the holiday season’s online sales are expected to be made.
A tree-lighting ceremony will be held tonight for the Love Light Remembrance Tree. According to a release from Floyd Medical Center, the Tree will shine from atop the FMC parking garage, with each light glowing in memory or in honor of a special friend, loved one or caregiver. The parking garage is located on the Floyd Medical Center campus, adjacent to 333 Physicians Center.
The Floyd County Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll gather for a caucus session at 4 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6 pm at the Floyd County Administration Building on East Fourth Avenue in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
ATLANTA FALCONS SEEKING REVENGE AGAINST NEW ORLEANS SAINTS THURSDAY NIGHT; MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL UPDATE
Tune in for Atlanta Falcons football this Thursday night on 95.7 FM The Ridge as the Dirty Birds host the New Orleans Saints at the Georgia Dome. Kick off is set for 8:20 pm. Pre-game programming will begin at 6:20 pm.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll convene in a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall (the City Auditorium) on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at their agenda online at www.romefloyd.com.
The Atlanta Falcons picked up a narrow 24-23 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida yesterday afternoon.