Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Corporate layoffs at Mohawk? LakePoint road could be big piece of development puzzle. 20% snow chance this morning; another freeze tonight. Upgrades at Braves' stadium. Dining reports.

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Layoffs amid Mohawk's corporate offices in Calhoun?
-Those are the reports we're getting, with job cuts said to number anywhere from 75 to close to 200. Also under way: general belt tightening. We've had calls and emails into Mohawk executives since Thursday with no responses.

Keep an eye on what happens at LakePoint next: 
-Within funding for a 1.641-mile road project now committed and only some contract signing yet to come, keep an eye on what's next at LakePoint Sporting Community and Town Center. The road has been deemed a must by those awaiting development at the proposed sporting/retail venture in Emerson.

Monday's Public Health restaurant inspection reports. Turner McCall restaurant scores a rare 67; average of last five inspections, including Monday's, is 89.2.

Latest on the raid of seven Greater Rome convenience stores Monday by a task force investigating illegal gaming.


20% chance of snow through 11 this morning; another blustery day
-Freeze warning until 10 a.m.; again from 2 until 10 a.m. Wednesday.
-Tuesday: 20% snow chance, high of 46, low of 29. Gusts: 25 mph.
-Wednesday: Sunny, high of 55, low of 29.
-Holy Thursday: Sunny, high of 62, low of 32.

Updates set for State Mutual  Stadium as Rome Braves begin 11th season on April 6.


Latest jail reports. 


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM,

7-9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online

-Please join our guests including:
-State Rep. Katie Dempsey on new statewide efforts to protect children from abuse and neglect.
-Henry Parkman, representing Cartersville Ranch, on new environmental issues with the 411 Connector route and updates on a revised route.

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