Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Fog alert until 10 a.m.; more rain tonight. GOP presidential hopefuls: Who do we 'like' on Facebook? Floyd home just one of 30 in state.

Which GOP candidate's Georgia Facebook page has the most likes?
-You'll be surprised by the answer. The most 'liked' candidate does not lead any Peach State poll or in contributions from Georgia.

A month ago, Gingrich was on top of Rome Tea Party's straw ballot. On Feb. 21, they'll survey 50-plus members again. 
-Will the race draw tighter for Gingrich and Romney, or will we see the Santorum Surge continue?

416,000 reasons to cheer the return of the SSAC basketball tournament:  -It was the no. 4 generator in sports tourism income here in 2011.
-Shorter men, women to play in tournament at Forum, Darlington.

Already known for his work in Greater Rome, including the restoration of the former White Rabbit building on Broad Street, Mark Cochran of the Cochran Design Collaborative is thinking small -- around 1,600 square feet -- as he designs the community's first LEED certified home.

Why Charles Craton says his businesses are smokin' (and it's not what you think).

Weather: Fog alert this morning, more rain tonight
-Wednesday: Foggy, high 65, low 42; 70% rain chance.
-Thursday: 80% rain chance, high of 64, low of 41.
-Friday: Sunny, high of 63, low of 39.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition,  7-9 a.m. weekdays

-On Rome's News Talk WRGA 1470 AM; click to listen online.
-Please join us Wednesday for Dr. Brian Carroll of Berry College on media and obscenity issues; Felicia Rosenberger on the 2012 Floyd County Relay for Life; and Chris Cannon of the convention and visitors bureau on the 2011 economic impact report.
Rome Braves' home opener is April 12; Miracle Field opens April 14.

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