Wednesday, March 20, 2013

As Floyd recovers from latest blast of straight-line winds, forecasters warn of overnight freeze to be followed by snow. Shannon corner near Lowe's on the market. Latest Public Health restaurant scores. PowerBall jackpot: $260 million tonight.

For these and today's latest updates, please see


Recovery efforts continue in Silver Creek, Cave Spring

-Storm was second bout with straight-line winds in two years for Floyd County (first was early April 27, 2011).

-Winds estimated at 80-100 mph.

-Updates on power outages, utilities work.


First day to spring to end with freeze warning

-And coming up overnight Thursday, early Friday: snow, sleet and rain?


Latest weather:

-Wednesday: High of 61, low of 28.

-Thursday: High of 51, low of 35; 40% chance of snow, sleet.

-Friday: 50% snow/rain chance, high of 48, low of 42.


Corner at Ga. 53 and Ga. 140 on the market for nearly $1.3 million in Shannon.

-Selling point: Proximity to new Lowe's distribution center.


Tuesday Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow counties. 
$260 million jackpot for tonight's PowerBall drawing.


Latest jail reports. 


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM, 7-9 a.m. weekdays.

Please join our guests today including:
-Mark Bowman, Major League Baseball writer, from spring training on the 2013 Atlanta Braves.
-Dan Bevels of Floyd Medical Centerwill discuss the hospital's bid withLiveStrong to expand its arts options for cancer patients.
-Andy Johns, Berry grad and former Rome journalist, on Friday's premiere of the Lookout Wild Film Festival in Chattanooga.

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