Rain, rain, rain…the rain continues to fall in Rome and Northwest Georgia. The National Weather Service reported nearly four inches of rain (3.84 inches, to be exact) from late Sunday night thru early this morning at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport. The flood watch issued by the NWS earlier this week has been extended thru tomorrow evening. There is also a flood warning for some areas in Northwest Georgia, including the Armuchee Creek in Armuchee, affecting Floyd County. Rain remains in the forecast thru tomorrow and is expected to give way to sun as we get ready to head into the weekend.
Darlington School will retire Shawn Powell’s football jersey this Friday evening at the school’s Huffman Center. The retirement ceremony will take place around 7:15 pm, between the girls and boys basketball games.
Tune in for Shorter University basketball tomorrow night on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com as the Hawks and Lady Hawks travel to North Alabama for a couple of Gulf South Conference match ups. The women will play at 7 pm, followed by the men at 9 pm.
The Rome Braves have announced that this year’s Hot Stove Gathering has been changed to a lunchtime event. The Gathering is now set for 11:30 am until 1:30 pm on Monday, January 28th at The Forum in downtown Rome.
The slumping Atlanta Hawks hope to emerge from that slump as they host the Brooklyn Nets tonight. The game is set to get underway at 7:30 pm at the Philips Arena and will be televised on Sport South.