Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Dandy Lyons, a sandwich-soup-salad restaurant, due Oct. 1. Closer look at 40-cent gas price difference. Update on Floyd's Polk ventures. 40% chance of more rain. Rome Braves win, up by 3.5 games

For these and updates all day, please see www.hometownheadlines.com:
Dandy Lyons coming to 239 Broad St.
-Soup, sandwiches, salads are on the menu starting Oct. 1 with Sunday brunch planned as well.

Behind the gas prices
-Through late Monday, gas prices in Floyd were almost 40 cents higher than some counterparts in Bartow County.
-We checked with the state revenue department to see if there's anything 'local' that would make our prices escalate vs. surrounding communities. The answer: Zero factors -- except competition.
-Kroger fuel center reopens Wednesday.

Floyd gives Cedartown officials update on new, old hospitals. Story by WRGA's Andrew Carter.


-Wendy Davis of Rome named to four-year Democratic National Committee term.

Too Hot to Cook benefit returns Aug. 21.
-14 restaurants pledging part of their profits that day to help the Rome Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth.
-Monday's Public Health restaurant inspections.

Tuesday's Floyd County Jail reports.

Weather: 40% chance of more rain today; high of 88
-Monday's numbers: 0.42 of an inch of rain, high of 83.
-Tuesday: 40% rain chance, high of 88, low of 66.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition,
WRGA 1470 AM
-7 to 9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online. Today's guests:
-Rome Police Detective Pete Sailors on the rash of copper thefts and what can be done to prevent them -- and catch the culprits.
-Harry Musselwhite, author of Marvin the Guitar, and colleague Brian Barr.
-Wendy Davis of the Floyd Democratic Party who's been elected to a four-year term on the Democratic National Committee.
Rome Braves win 3-2, take 3.5-game lead in division.

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