Friday, June 1, 2012

Business: Dunkin Donuts due in Cartersville; Walgreens, too. 20 years of Kaleido Sno. Shorter student battled flesh-eating bacteria; Cartersville victim out of hospital. Weekend calendar. 60% rain chance today

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Business buzz:
-Dunkin Donuts, Walgreens adding new stores in Cartersville.
-Pirelli to spend $400 million by 2017 on new Mexican plant:
It is designed to augment the Rome operation.
-20 years later, Kaleido Sno still scooping the competition.
-Buenavista Mexican Cantina a step closer to opening.

Shorter student was treated for flesh-eating bacteria, is recovering.
-Cartersville landscaper home, recovering from same ordeal: Bobby Vaughn was released Thursday and is recovering at home, Fox 5 reports.

Weekend calendar:
-First Friday, premiere of The Sound of Music, part of busy weekend.
-Expanded public health dining scores.

Weekend weather: Cool Friday, steamy Sunday
-Friday: 60% rain chance, high of 78. Thunderstorms possible between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Rainfall: quarter to half an inch. -Friday night: low of 51.
-Saturday: Sunny, high of 82, low of 54.
-Sunday: High of 88, low of 63. 

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition
, WRGA 1470 AM 
-Join us from 7 until 9 a.m. weekdays; listen online.
-Please join our guests today including Kay Chumbler of Heritage First Bank on the new West Rome office and other updates; Kyle Hensel of the Small Business Development Center on choosing the right social media for your business; and Logan Boss of Northwest Georgia Public Health on concerns over flesh-eating bacteria: What it is, is it common and prevention/symptoms.
Rome Braves take series opening game vs. Lexington, 10-9.

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