Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Lowe's distribution center gets a general manager. Cartersville's Ruby Tuesday closes. Detrick Redding new city commissioner. 60% chance of more rain today.

Andy Johnson to serve as general manager of Lowe's Regional Distribution Center in Shannon. He guided new center in Lebanon, Ore., for five years.

Ruby Tuesday closes Cartersville location; Calhoun, Dallas remain open: 25 to 27 underperforming restaurants to close.

Detrick Redding will fill the Ward 2 spot on the City Commission following 10 rounds of voting.
Bids for work inside new Covation call center go out.
-Up to 300 jobs possible by July in former Legacy site.

Mohawk drops a bit in latest Fortune 500 ranking.
-Georgia home to 15 F-500 companies.

Another round of storms possible today. Monday's storm wiped out youth sports.
-Tuesday: 60% rain chance, high 82, low 61.
-Wednesday: 40% rain chance, high of 78, low of 49.
-Thursday: Sunny, high of 78, low of 48.

The Buzz:
-Rome photo contest winner named.
-Downtown Rome gets sidewalk sale, arts walk this Saturday.

Hometown Headlines: The Radio Edition.
7-9 a.m., WRGA 1470 AM. Listen online.
-Please join our guests today including Rome Mayor Evie McNiece and Jessica Brady of AAA South on falling gas prices and what to expect if on the road Memorial Day weekend.
Rome Braves drop 24th game out of 30 starts so far this season.

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