Take a step back into time to radio’s glory days with DeSoto Theatre On The Air. WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge will present A Christmas Carol, a radio drama to be performed onstage at the DeSoto Theatre on Broad Street in downtown Rome this Sunday, December 18th at 2:30 pm. The performance of the Charles Dickens classic will be complete with live sound effects and live commercials. Jim Powell with the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation says that the public can be a part of the live audience for the show. Ticket sales will support three good causes – the Alzheimer’s Association, the Rome Little Theatre and the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation.
Rome and Floyd County welcomes visitors to town for the 2011 NAIA Football National Championship. Defending champs Carroll College from Montana and St. Xavier University from Illinois will go head to head in the big game on Saturday at 4:30 pm at Barron Stadium. There will be a flurry of activities over the next few days leading up to the game, including school visits, practices, the FCA Champions of Character Luncheon today and the NAIA Banquet of Champions tomorrow night at the Forum.
Get into that holiday spirit with A Christmas Carol, a radio drama to take the stage at the DeSoto Theatre this Sunday, December 18th at 2:30 pm.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 9.9 percent in November, down from 10.2 percent in October. The one-month decline is the largest in 34 years. Georgia’s jobless rate was 10.4 percent in November 2010.
Chances are that by now, you’ve already begun (or are already finished) decorating for Christmas. Perhaps you’ve put out a few poinsettias. If you have, make sure you keep them away from your pets. They can be a gastric irritant, according to Dr. Dan Pate from the West Rome Animal Clinic.