Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Larry Martin's lengthy Chapter 11 reorganization, pay back plan approved. Latest dining updates. Weather: 90s return today through Tuesday; rain back Saturday.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Another round of 90s begins today with 95 forecast Friday; rain returns starting Saturday.

Headlines:

  • Larry Martin's lengthy Chapter 11 reorganization planned OK'd; massive property sell off expected. Martin
  • Dining: A new meaning for 'fast' food. Plus some comfort food for the soul. Restaurants
  • ALDI prepares for opening ceremonies Thursday morning off Turner McCall. Schedule
  • Floyd County GOP Women meet Tuesday. Chiaha adds grant for performing arts in Floyd. Updates
  • Gordon County native Capt. Grady D. Sanford Jr. named state patrol post commander for Northwest Georgia. State patrol
  • Smile Report: Wells Fargo volunteers help Rome woman; Habitat awarded $10,000 check. Donate
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves fall 5-4 to Kannapolis
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Wins for Model, Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun this Friday
  • Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos return for a new season of college football losers.

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  • Please join our guests today including:
  • Shorter Athletics Director Bill Peterson, Women's Basketball Coach Vic Mitchell and Softball Coach Al Thomas on Thursday's Meet the Coaches luncheon at Shorter.
  • Dr. Frank Stephenson, economics professor at Berry College

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

O'Charley's preview shows off redesign, menu -- and pies. Missy, Larry Alford buying Cartridge World in Rome. Cardboard Challenge set. Labor Day weekend could be soggy; high of 88 today. Public Health restaurant scores.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  •  We're enjoying a bit of a break from the 95-degree heat last week, especially at night. The 90s return later this week along with a rain chance of 40 to 50 percent through Labor Day.

Headlines:

  • O'Charley's preview gives community a 'slice' of what to expect come Wednesday -- and helps a community partner as well. O'Charley's
  • Missy, Larry Alford buy Cartridge World franchise in Rome. Cartridge
  • Area students invited to clash in creative Cardboard Challenge. Categories: Arcade games, designer's choice or art. Challenge
  • 2014 property tax bills are on the way; deadline is Nov. 17 this year. Taxes
  • Cartersville earns 'Downtown Development Program of the Year' honors. Downtown
  • 'One Book' author Ruta Sepetys in Rome Sept. 25. Berry Farmers Market seeks vendors for Sept. 20 event. One Book
  • Tellus camera captures another fireball flyby over the southeast. Tellus
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves were off Monday, at Kannapolis today-Thursday.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Wins for Model, Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun this Friday
  • Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos return for a new season of college football losers.

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  • Please join our guests today including:
  • Floyd County Tax Commissioner Kevin Payne on the 2014 tax bills heading our way.
  • Jenny A. Shealy, executive director of Network Day Service Center.
  • Mark McKinnon, Public Affairs Officer for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, on Labor Day weekend water safety and the summer of 2014.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Cevian Design Lab quickly growing in Northwest Georgia. Earl Tillman honored by Floyd GOP. A week of grand openings with more to come. Slightly cooler days, gorgeous nights this week. Gas prices down again

For more on these headlines and for tomorrow's Rome news today, please see www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  •  A bit of a break from the stifling heat of the past few days with a high of 89. Overnight: A real treat with temperatures in the low 60s.

Headlines:

  • In just over a year, Cevian Design Lab making its mark in Northwest Georgia. The next big thing: The Tennis Center of Georgia. Cevian
  • Floyd GOP embraces Earl Tillman, names volunteer of the year award in his honor. Tillman
  • What's next after all the August grand openings? At least one restaurant and two hotels. Up next
  • Gas prices trickle down yet again; 14 cents per gallon vs. a year ago. Pumped
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Next update Tuesday morning.
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves hang on for a 5-4 win over Charleston RiverDogs.
  • Braves off tonight. At Kannapolis: Tuesday-Thursday.
  • Tuesday: John McClellan's high school picks.
  • Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos return for a new season of college football losers.

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  • Please join our guests today including:
  • State Sen. Josh McKoon of Columbus, a senior member of Georgia's upper chamber who was in Rome for the Saturday Republican rally.
  • Dr. Laura Musselwhite, who is leaving Georgia Highlands after more than 20 years to join the University of New Mexico/Valencia campus

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Former health department complex now a medical hub. There's something about hot dogs on Broad Steet. Up to three quarters of an inch of rain today; cool down on the way. Busy Sunday in Northwest Georgia.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  •  Up to three quarters of an inch of rain, mainly in the afternoon and evening hours, as we endure one more day of high heat. A bit cooler on Monday and some great nights/morning ahead with lows in the lower 60s. Heat index of 100 degrees again today.

Headlines:

  • Former health department building now home to several medical-related companies. Health
  • There's something about hot dogs on Broad Street . . . Riverside
  • Big week in Rome as ALDI and O'Charley's open doors for business. Week
  • Hardy Realty's open house showcase for Sunday: 13 homes, from Rome to Cedartown to Adairsville. Hardy
  • Weekend: Tom Sawyer, Agricultural fair and baseball continue today. Guide
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves fall 3-2 to Charleston in extra innings.
  • Today: Charleston at home, 2 p.m.
  • Shorter Hawks Saturday scrimmage in preparation for Sept. 4 season opener. Shorter

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  • Please join our guests Monday  today including:
  • Dr. Laura Musselwhite, who is leaving Georgia Highlands after more than 20 years to join the University of New Mexico/Valencia campus

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Coosa Ridge rising quickly near Floyd/Polk line, Heat Index up to 101 today, Weekend lineup, High School football scores, Weekend Buzz, Hardy Realty Open Houses and more.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Heat index of 101 or higher today, high of 95 with 30% rain chance.

Headlines:

  • Coosa Ridge rising quickly near Floyd/Polk line; venue to host Building 429 concert Sept. 27. Events venue
  • Hardy Realty's open house showcase for Sunday: 13 homes, from Rome to Cedartown to Adairsville. Hardy
  • Politics, baseball, Tom Sawyer, river revelry and a Civil War artifact. Weekend
  • Keith Mickler column: Here's how to harvest fresh veggies through late fall. Column
  • Habitat's annual meeting Tuesday. Rome City Commission meets Monday. United Way kickoff is Thursday. Buzz
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • High school: Model, Adairsville, Trion get wins; Rome, Darlington, Coosa, Armuchee fall.
  • Rome Braves win big, 9-2, over Charleston.
  • Tonight: Charleston at home, 7 p.m.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

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  • Please join our guests Monday  today including:
  • Dr. Laura Musselwhite, who is leaving Georgia Highlands after more than 20 years to join the University of New Mexico/Valencia campus