Shorter University’s baseball team opened their 2013 season on sort of a down note over the weekend, losing all three games of a weekend series at Florida Tech. The Hawks dropped both games of Saturday’s double header 4-2 and 3-2 and yesterday’s game 8-4. They’ll return to action at Georgia Southwestern this Wednesday at 5 pm.
The Junior Service League of Rome will present their 36th Follies, “As Seen On TV”, tonight and tomorrow night at the Rome City Auditorium on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Showtime is 8 pm both nights.
Today marks the 10 year anniversary of the Columbia space shuttle disaster that took the lives of seven astronauts. Tellus Museum marketing director Joe Schulman says the tragedy and two others in space history had anniversaries this week. The Challenger space shuttle explosion happened on January 28, 1986, and the Apollo 1 disaster happened on January 27, 1967.
Floyd Medical Center honored employees for their service at their annual Celebration of Service yesterday. The event honors employees celebrating milestone anniversaries, those with distinguished professional achievements and members of teams and departments that achieved outstanding results in the previous year, according to an FMC media release.
Recovery efforts continue following the storms that hit Northwest Georgia communities such as Adairsville and Calhoun on Wednesday. US Representative Tom Graves of Ranger, Georgia is scheduled to give an update on recovery efforts in Gordon County on this morning’s edition of Good Morning Rome on Talk Radio WLAQ AM 1410 at 8:45 am.