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 opens today at the Augusta National Golf Club. Practice rounds for the tourney came to a conclusion yesterday. One of golf’s biggest events of the year, the Masters will continue through Sunday right here in the Peach State.
The Rome Braves beat the Lexington Legends 5-2 yesterday in an early Education Day outing at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, Kentucky, allowing the Braves to take two of three in their series with the Legends.
Area rivers swelled and some roads were closed yesterday due to the rainfall that pelted the Greater Rome area. The National Weather Service reported that some 3.44 inches of rain fell at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Admiral John H. Towers Field in Armuchee from Sunday evening thru yesterday afternoon.
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.
The Atlanta Braves picked up a 4-3 win over the New York Mets at Turner Field last night, marking the Braves’ first victory at home for 2014.
A late rally from the Atlanta Hawks allowed them to nab a 105-97 victory from the Boston Celtics last night at the Philips Arena. Jeff Teague led the Hawks in scoring with 19 points, while Kyle Korver contributed 17 points. Atlanta’s lead over the
New York Knicks in the race for a Eastern Conference playoff spot now stands at two games.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia has scheduled numerous events for the coming weeks to increase awareness about sexual assault.