Thursday, August 2, 2012

New road block for 411 Connector route? After T-SPLOST, what's next? 85 votes in limbo. Supporters swamp Chick-Fil-A shops. Forecast: 96; more storms? Public Health restaurant scores.

For these and today's latest headlines, please see
New roadblock for 411 Connector's preferred route?
-Designation could be a game changer for route D-VE.

With T-SPLOST flat, what's next?
-Thoughts from Georgia Public Policy Foundation, Gov. Nathan Deal.

Mount Alto precinct voting machine won't release 85 final votes. Partial totals from precinct to be processed Friday; machine being sent to manufacturer.

Huge, day-long crowds at both local Chick-Fil-As as part of unofficial 'support' day for the chain.

Rome resident Janet Cherobon-Bawcom to make a run for the gold in women's 10,000-meter race Friday afternoon.

Public health restaurant scores: Rough week for Floyd, Gordon Mexican restaurants.

Graves, House pass resolution to stifle tax hike.

Powerball: Saturday jackpot jumps to $181 million

Latest Floyd County Jail report.

Weather: Weekend weather: More of the same
-Thursday: 30% rain chance, high 96, low 71.
-Friday: 40% rain chance, high of 94, low of 71.
-Saturday: 40% chance of rain, high of 92, low of 73.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition,
WRGA 1470 AM
-7 to 9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online. Today's guests:
-Rhonda Wallace, newly elected Post 1 Floyd County commissioner.
-Benita Dodd, vice president, Georgia Public Policy Institute.
-Attorney Henry Packman of Cartersville's Rollins family, on what could be a key road block to current 411 Connector route.
Rome Braves rally late for 10th straight win, 7-6 over Augusta. Today's game at 1 p.m. at State Mutual Stadium.

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