Friday, August 10, 2012

Tardy, shortened sales tax holiday returns today, Saturday. Simulcast puts pastor in two places at once. Soggy Thursday and more rain today. Scratch-off ticket worth $2 million in Rome; $253 million jackpot Saturday

For these and today's latest headlines, please see
With most schools already back in session, Georgia brings back the sales tax holiday after a two-year suspension.
-Today and tomorrow only, save on key items.
-State tax revenue collections up again in July.

Pastor's message is simulcast between tradition service and contemporary one each Sunday at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church. The goal: same message for all.

GOP has state, local leaders due in for Saturday's annual 'hangar' meeting at Richard B. Russell.

A lot of scratch from Rome lottery ticket: $2 million.

'Dough raiser' to help CiCi's customers raise money for Special Olympics.

Weekend weather: Another wet day ahead

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition,
WRGA 1470 AM
-7 to 9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online. Today's guests:
-Tim Hensley of Floyd County Schools on how you can help select the new school superintendent.
-Rome Mayor Evie McNiece on the state of the city.
-Ryan Simmons of the Rome International Film Festival on what's on tap next month. 
Rome Braves hold 3.5-game in the SAL South with 24 games to go despite 9-8 loss to Greensboro Thursday night. Rematch tonight at 7 at State Mutual Stadium.

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