The Georgia Department of Labor is slated to help Shaw Industries fill a number of jobs for experienced machine operators at its manufacturing facility in Walker County next week.
The Rome Braves lost to the Hickory Crawdads 5-1 last night in the opener of a three game series in Hickory, North Carolina. The Braves maintain their lead in the South Atlantic League’s Southern Division by three games (while the Crawdads are a half a game back in the Northern Division). Last night’s loss leaves the Braves with a 35-20 record so far for the second half of the 2012 season. The Braves and the Crawdads will go head to head again tonight at 7 pm. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. Rome Braves radio voice JB Smith will go on the air with the pre-game show at 6:45 pm.
It was a late night for the Atlanta Braves last night; unfortunately, things did not work out in favor of the Braves as they lost to the Washington Nationals 5-4 in 13 innings. Rain delayed the start of the game by about an hour.
Are you ready for some high school football? Tune into WLAQ AM 1410 this Saturday night as the Darlington Tigers kick off their 2012 season in Knoxville, Tennessee against Christian Academy.
The Atlanta Falcons are hoping to pick up their first pre-season win of 2012 this Friday night as they head to Miami, Florida to take on the Dolphins in NFL pre-season action. Kick off is set for 7:30 pm.