Residents of Bartow, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon and Polk Counties are being called upon to participate in a historic study that bears the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. According to a joint release from the American Cancer Society and Redmond Regional Medical Center, men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are needed to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). CPS-3 will enroll a diverse group of up to a half a million people across the United States and Puerto Rico. The opportunity for local residents to enroll in the program is being made possible in partnership with Redmond Regional and the Northwest Georgia Regional Cancer Coalition during June 28-29, 2012.
Baseball season is officially here!! Today is opening day for both the Atlanta Braves and the Rome Braves!
The Rome Braves have confirmed that Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson will pitch for the Rome team this Saturday, April 7th in Charleston as part of a Major League rehab assignment. The right hander is in recovery from back surgery performed in November and has been placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 3rd.
Rome Braves radio voice JB Smith is happy to be ‘on the road again’ with the team. As curtain rises on the 2012 season, Smith enters his fourth year
WLAQ AM 1410 was proud to be on the campus of Darlington School yesterday to broadcast high school baseball. Darlington’s number two ranked Tigers beat Trion 9-5 in that game. Plans are to broadcast more high school baseball on WLAQ; stay tuned for details.