Monday, March 11, 2013

Inch-plus of rain due today; storms possible. Northwest Georgia's hotel boom. Birthday freebies from restaurants, retailers. Gas prices down 7 cents a gallon

For these and today's updates, please see

The Buzz of Northwest Georgia. Click Buzz
-Hotel boom being heard across Northwest Georgia -- and just wait until the LakePoint explosion.
-So you say it's your birthday. See what local restaurants. retailers and others are doing to say happy birthday to you,from Provino's to Victoria's Secret.


Georgia gas prices fall seven cents a gallon; prices now below same time a year ago.
-Rome: $3.58 at Murphy Oil (Walmart).
-Cartersville: $3.51 at Lion's Den Gas.
-Calhoun: $3.45 at Wilco/Hess.
-Cedartown: $3.55 at Kroger.

More than an inch of rain due today; high winds, storms possible
-Monday: 100% rain chance, high of 64, low of 37.
-Tuesday: Mostly sunny, high of 61, low of 31.
-Wednesday: Sunny, high of 59, low of 28.


Latest jail reports. 


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

-Please join our guests Monday including:
-Jay Shell of the Downtown Development Authority, on a big weekend ahead in Rome.
-Dan Sweitzer, vice president at Floyd, on the Certificate of Need for Polk Medical Center.
-Lisa Greeby, Northwest Georgia Public Health, on Tobacco-Cessation program.

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