Listen to Shorter University basketball tomorrow night on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. The Lady Hawks and Hawks will host Southern Poly. The women will play at 6 pm, followed by the men at 8 pm at Shorter’s Winthrop King Centre. The games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.
In your local college basketball update, Berry College’s Vikings lost to Piedmont 98-94 in overtime in Demorest, Georgia last night.
Neaton Rome, Incorporated announced yesterday at the Rome-Floyd County Development Authority meeting plans to expand their manufacturing facility, a move that will create some 113 jobs over the next three years, according to a media release from the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce.
Romans that just can’t wait for baseball season to start will have an opportunity to indulge their love of the sport at the Rome Braves’ annual Hot Stove Gathering later this month. Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez is among the guest list for the event, set for Monday, January 30th at 5:30 pm at the Forum in downtown Rome. Rome Braves General Manager Mike Dunn says that the Rome Braves’ 2012 field staff including field manager Randy Ingle will also be in attendance.
The 10th annual Hot Stove Gathering will benefit the Braves’ Miracle Field. Dunn says the field will offer anyone the opportunity to play baseball.
The third annual Holiday Ball benefit for Cancer Navigators raised over $18,000, more than previous years’ totals.