95.7 FM The Ridge and the Rome News-Tribune is partnering with the Cedartown Performing Arts Center to announce a call for entries into the 3rd annual 95.7 FM The Ridge/Rome News-Tribune “Battle of the Bands” Contest.
The nation’s economy has certainly stayed in the headlines and been a cause for concern for the past several years. As President Barack Obama indicated in his State of the Union address in late January, there are some signs that it is in recovery. In a recent interview on WLAQ AM 1410’s Good Morning Rome earlier this week, US Senator Saxby Chambliss of Georgia indicates that there is still plenty of more work to be done to revive the US economy.
Severe Weather Awareness Week continues with a focus on Lightning Safety today. According to information from the Floyd County Emergency Management Agency, over the 33 years that Severe Weather Awareness Week has been observed in Georgia, at least 52 people were killed and over two dozen injured by lightning in the state.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler has announced that a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held for the Georgia Department of Labor’s Cave Spring Rehabilitation Center on Friday, February 10th at 11 am. The new facility is located at 7 Georgia Avenue in Cave Spring and was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. It was completed in 18 months.
Shorter University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will return to action tonight at home against Emmanuel College. The women will play at 6 pm, followed by the men at 8 pm at the Winthrop King Centre on the Shorter University campus.