Wednesday, April 23, 2014

School Board candidates on charter commission, community involvement. Restaurant owner awaits bypass surgery; Fox's reopens in Armuchee. Closer look at RNT's financial situation as deadline looms. Cooler, high of 72 today. Shorter grad mows down Rome Brave

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Ware Mechanical forecast

Low 70s today after some morning fog and then look for a string of highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Some rain possible Thursday, Friday.

Headlines: 

  • Floyd County School Board District 1 candidates' answers on the charter system, governance teams, community involvement. Campaign watch
  • Johnny Mitchell awaits bypass as friends line up to help chop pork. Fox's Pizza Den reopens in Armuchee. Restaurants
  • Latest financial reports on RNT's parent company: assets, liabilities and almost $4 million in stock equity decline. Media
  • Finster Fest 2014 is May 31, June 1; art show also includes 'After Party' with bands such as Shenandoah. Finster Fest
  • Rome High School's 'Laws of Life' winners honored by Seven Hills Rotary. Smile Report
  • Expand look at Saturday's Healthy Kids Day hosted by YMCA, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Grizzard Park. Healthy
  • Berry Farms Angus Beef, Cheese sale on Friday. Darlington's Tri for the Kids returns May 6. Community
  • Tuesday's Public Health inspection scores from Floyd; no Bartow report. Dining
  • Today's jail reports. Jail
  • Rome Braves fall to Greensboro 11-4 behind solid pitching of Shorter graduate Ryan Newell.  Extra photos by Mills Fitzner.
  • Today at 1 p.m. vs.  Greensboro.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • April 28: The Northwest Georgia Auburn Club will host the annual meeting at the Three Rivers Club at State Mutual Stadium at 6:30 p.m.
  • Georgia Fire at Columbus Saturday night.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online

  • Please join our guests  including:
  • Dr. Tygar Evans of Rome High on the school's third consecutive silver award as one of America's top high schools as judged by U.S. News.
  • WRGA News Director Kim Jarrett on Thursday's candidates forum from 6-10 p.m. from WRGA and Georgia Highlands College.
  • Beth Smith of Darlington School on the Sixth Annual Tri for the Kids Youth Triathlon on May 4.

 

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Profiles/Q&As for Democratic commission candidates. Got an Earth Day selfie? Rome woman conquers Boston Marathon on '1.5 feet.' Some rain, thunder, cooler today. Dining: Public Health restaurant scores; Calhoun diner transformed, to be on TV

For more on these and today's latest headlines from across Northwest Georgia, please stay with www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

After a high of 80 on Monday, we'll see somewhat cooler temperatures with no more than a quarter inch of rain falling mostly between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Some thunder is possible. We'll be back in the low 80s by Thursday through the weekend.

Headlines: 

  • Campaign watch: County Commission Post 5 Democratic candidates on SPLOST dollars, rec department cuts, ambulance service. Democrats
  • Today's Earth Day includes special activities at Tellus -- and a global selfie? Earth Day
  • Jennifer Bressette of Rome nails Boston Marathon: 26.2 miles -- and 1.5 feet. Marathon woman
  • 'The Fork' in Calhoun gets some national exposure in June episode of 'Restaurant: Impossible' on Food Network. Food
  • Monday's Public Health inspection scores from Floyd; no Bartow report. Dining
  • Today's jail reports. Jail
  • Rome Braves open home stand with impressive 14-9 win. Record night for first baseman Jake Schrader with 7 RBIs.
  • Tonight vs.  Greensboro, 7 p.m. Wednesday's game at 1 p.m.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • April 28: The Northwest Georgia Auburn Club will host the annual meeting at the Three Rivers Club at State Mutual Stadium at 6:30 p.m.
  • Georgia Fire at Columbus Saturday night.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online

  • Please join our guests  including:
  • Shelly Redd, director of marketing at Tellus Science Museum, on today's Earth Day celebrations -- and a big party this Saturday.
  • Cheryl Bishop, director of development for the YMCA of Rome and Floyd County, on Saturday's Healthy Kids Day at Grizzard Park.
  • Amy Knitig from the Exchange Club Family Resource Center.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Candidate profiles/Q&As begin for May 20 election. Key voter updates. Rome mother's unique path to Boston Marathon. Business Monday updates. Another gorgeous day; rain Tuesday. Gas prices 30 cents more than a year ago.

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Ware Mechanical forecast

A carbon copy of Easter Sunday with mostly sunny skies and a high of 79, low of 59. A hint of rain overnight followed by a quarter inch of rain Tuesday with some thunder possible. 

Headlines: 

  • County Commission Post 5 Republican candidates on SPLOST dollars, rec department cuts, ambulance service. Campaign watch
  • Big week ahead as election countdown gets under way. Sample ballots now online. Election updates
  • Rome's Jennifer Bressette ready for today's Boston Marathon: 26.2 miles -- on 1.5 feet. Marathon woman
  • voestalpine double celebration Tuesday. Village of Maplewood hires Hardy Realty. Okinawa helps Red Cross. Business Monday
  • Gas prices now 30 cents higher per gallon than they were a year ago; also a penny higher than the national average. Gas prices
  • Today's jail reports. Jail
  • Rome Braves were off Sunday; start seven-game home stand tonight vs.  Greensboro, 7 p.m.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • April 28: The Northwest Georgia Auburn Club will host the annual meeting at the Three Rivers Club at State Mutual Stadium at 6:30 p.m.
  • Georgia Fire at Columbus Saturday night.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online

  • Please join our guests Monday  including:
  • Charlie Williams and Jarrett Shadday on annual Prayer Breakfast on May 1.
  • Kristi Kent from Parks & Rec on the return of Roman Roast on the River and new indoor football youth teams.
  • Ann Hortman on the 2014 Clocktower Classic set for this Thursday through April 27.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

A joyous Easter from Hometown Headlines. Guide to local services. Critical primary a month from today. Gorgeous weather today, Monday; storms possible Tuesday. Rome Braves split double header

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Ware Mechanical forecast

Great spring forecast today and Monday, with sunny skies and highs in the mid-70s. Rain, perhaps storms, back in the forecast Tuesday.

Headlines: 

  • Happy Easter. He is risen, indeed, alleluia.
  • Critical primary election a month from today; final day to register to vote is Monday. Vote
  • Sunday buzz: Senior Inforum returns May 7, Tellus hosting Block Party April 26. Buzz
  • Easter services in Greater Rome area.
  • Easter Brunch options, from Broad Street to Barnsley Gardens. Brunch
  • Today's jail reports. Jail
  • Rome Braves: Braves take first game, 3-2, over Charleston.  RiverDogs rebound, win game two, 8-4.
  • Next up: Greensboro vs. Rome at State Mutual Stadium starting Monday.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • April 28: The Northwest Georgia Auburn Club will host the annual meeting at the Three Rivers Club at State Mutual Stadium at 6:30 p.m.
  • Georgia Fire off this week, vs. Columbus April 26.
  • Parks & Rec, Georgia Fire offering indoor football games for 9-10, 11-12 -year-olds in June. Indoor
  • Shorter wins Peach Belt track title; women finish second:
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online

  • Please join our guests Monday  including:
  • Charlie Williams, Jarrett Shadday, Prayer Breakfast on May 1.
  • Kristi Kent from Parks & Rec on the return of Roman Roast on the River and new indoor football youth teams.
  • Ann Hortman on the 2014 Clocktower Classic set for this Thursday through April 27.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Up to quarter-inch of rain possible this morning. Partly sunny, 71 Easter Sunday. Clocktower Classic returns next week. Campaign watch updates. Area Easter weekend guide. Rome Braves rained out, doubleheader today at Charleston.

For more on these and today's latest headlines from across Northwest Georgia, please stay with www.hometownheadlines.com:
 
Ware Mechanical weather:

100% rain chance today, mainly before 1 p.m. Up to .25 of inch of rain possible with high of 64. Partly sunny for Easter Sunday with high of 72.


Headlines: 

  • Clocktower Classic returns Thursday through April 27. 
  • Commission Post 5 Republicans talking food, water. First candidate forum Thursday. Profiles begin Monday. 
  • Easter Vigil, Easter services in Rome/Floyd County. 
  • Weekend: Final day of 'Mermaid;' Steeplechase; egg hunts. 
  • Easter Brunch options, from Broad Street to Barnsley Gardens. 
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow. 
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Today's jail reports.

-4 and 8 a.m., again at 8 p.m. seven days a week.
 

 Rome Braves:

-Braves rained out Friday.

-Tonight: Doubleheader in Charleston, 6:05 p.m.

-Braves' home game photos by Mills Fitzner.  


More sports
  • April 28: The Northwest Georgia Auburn Club will host the annual meeting at the Three Rivers Club at State Mutual Stadium at 6:30 p.m.
  • Shorter Hawks to honor former, current player on Saturday.
  • Georgia Fire off until April 26; next home game May 3 vs. Nashville Venom.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

-Saturday: 100% rain chance, high of 64, low of 51. 

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Please join our guests Monday:

  • Charlie Williams, Jarrett Shadday, Prayer Breakfast on May 1.
  • Kristi Kent from Parks & Rec on the return of Roman Roast on the River and new indoor football youth teams.
  • Ann Hortman on the 2014 Clocktower Classic set for this Thursday through April 27.