The Georgia Department of Labor has announced that it will host a special recruitment for job seekers that qualify for OJT, a federal on-the-job training program intended to help unemployed workers re-enter the labor force. The recruitment is scheduled for next Tuesday, April 15th from 10 am until 2 pm at the Rome Career Center, 462 Riverside Parkway.
The Rome Braves’ home opener was spoiled by the Savannah Sand Gnats as the Gnats beat the Braves 12-5 in front of a sell out crowd last night at State Mutual Stadium.
The Chieftains Museum is currently closed but is scheduled to re-open on Wednesday, April 16th under new ownership.
One of the pros from ABC-TV’s Dancing With The Stars is reaching out to those with osteoarthritis. Louis Van Amstel is promoting the “Making Your Move” campaign to encourage dancing and movement as a way for patients to manager their symptoms. He has teamed with Endo Pharmaceuticals and www.HealthyWomen.org in this effort.
The Masters golf tournament kicked off yesterday at Augusta National Golf Club. Bill Haas topped the leaderboard at the end of opening day action. The tournament continues through Sunday.
The Atlanta Braves lost to the New York Mets 6-4 in the finale of a three game series between the teams last night at Turner Field.
The 5th annual Rome/Floyd County “Just Drive” Safe Driving Expo is scheduled for this Saturday, April 12th from 10 am until 3 pm in the K-Mart parking lot at Turner McCall and Hicks Drive.
We here at WLAQ and 95.7 The Ridge would like to extend our deepest condolences to
Nelle Reagan, hostess on WRGA radio here in Rome, on the passing of her husband, Junior, early yesterday morning. Lebron Junior Reagan died following a stroke he suffered a week ago.