Thursday, March 21, 2013

Late shot of winter weather due tonight, early Friday. Triple dose of good employment news here. Health report has low scores for Northwest Georgia. Rome restaurant scores 47 in latest Public Health inspections

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Late shot of winter weather due tonight, early Friday 

-Freeze warning in effect until 11 this morning.Warning

-Thursday: High of 50, low of 35; 30% chance of snow, sleet.

-Friday: 50% snow/rain chance, high of 54, low of 42.

-Saturday: 80-90% chance of rain, high of 59, low of 46. 

-Updates all day, evening on Hometown Headlines.


Triple dose of good news from latest state employment reports

-400 more jobs; first-time claims drop; state unemployment rate dips. Please see our expanded report.  


Health report anything but good news for NW Georgia

-Of the state's 159 counties, Gordon had the best numbers -- and even those didn't crack the top third in overall health grades. Chattooga and Polk were in the bottom third of the rankings.



-Good News Diner now open on Redmond.

-Rome restaurant scores 47 on latest Public Health inspection; Chattooga fast-food spot gets a 69.



-The Gentleman's South brings new spin to a men's clothing store to Broad Street.

PowerBall: No winner Wednesday; Saturday's jackpot at $320 million.
20 more football commitments for Berry Vikings' first team.


Latest jail reports. 


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM,

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

-Please join our guests today including:
-Karon Mauney on Saturday's Northwest Georgia Women's Expo.
-U.S. Rep. Tom Graves on the Veterans Benefits Fair set for Berry College on March 28.
-Amy Mitchell, acting director of Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism on the State of the News Media 2013 report.

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