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MARKER TO BE DEDICATED AT MYRTLE HILL CEMETERY ON SATURDAY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Non-profit preservation group MH Mitchell, Inc. will dedicate a new marker in the Myrtle Hill Cemetery this Saturday, February 11th at 11 am.  According to a release from the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau, the marker will be located in the Historic Civil War section of the cemetery and will stand at the grave of Colonel George Washington Lee and explain his significance.  Lee saved the State Archives of Georgia just days after the beginning of Sherman’s March to the Sea.  

COLLEGE HOOPS: VICTORIOUS SATURDAY IN SC FOR SHORTER UNIVERSITY; SHORTER’S NUMBER ONE HAWKS STAY PERFECT IN THE SSAC

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Shorter Sports

In your local college basketball update from over the weekend, Shorter University’s number one Hawks managed to maintain a perfect record in the Southern States Athletic Conference with a 89-64 win over Southern Wesleyan on Saturday, improving their record to 23-1 overall and 13-0 in the SSAC.  That was preceded by a 74-43 victory for Shorter’s Lady Hawks over Southern Wesleyan in Central, South Carolina.  Shorter’s men’s and women’s basketball teams return to their home court at the Winthrop King Centre on the Shorter University campus to host Emmanuel this Thursday night.  Tip off is set for 6 pm for the women and 8 pm for the men.  That will be followed by a 2 pm home game on Saturday for the Lady Hawks against Brenau.  All of those games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.

COLLEGE HOOPS: VICTORIOUS SATURDAY IN SC FOR SHORTER UNIVERSITY; SHORTER’S NUMBER ONE HAWKS STAY PERFECT IN THE SSAC

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

In your local college basketball update from over the weekend, Shorter University’s number one Hawks managed to maintain a perfect record in the Southern States Athletic Conference with a 89-64 win over Southern Wesleyan on Saturday, improving their record to 23-1 overall and 13-0 in the SSAC.  That was preceded by a 74-43 victory for Shorter’s Lady Hawks over Southern Wesleyan in Central, South Carolina.  Shorter’s men’s and women’s basketball teams return to their home court at the Winthrop King Centre on the Shorter University campus to host Emmanuel this Thursday night.  Tip off is set for 6 pm for the women and 8 pm for the men.  That will be followed by a 2 pm home game on Saturday for the Lady Hawks against Brenau.  All of those games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.