Monday, March 18, 2013

Severe weather possible, especially between 2 p.m. -1 a.m. Updates all day. Local Scout's research on impact of Eagle Scout ranking gets national praise. Gas prices down a nickel a gallon. A 'wild' new film festival has local ties.

For these and today's latest storm updates, please see

Today's threat: Severe weather is expected, especially between 2 p.m. and 1 a.m. Tuesday.

-As of this morning, no watches or warnings had been posted for our area. Updates all  day on Hometown.

-Monday: 90% chance of storms, high of 70, low of 46.

-Tuesday: Slight chance of rain, high of 63, low of 36.

-Wednesday: High of 61, low of 36.


The Buzz of Northwest Georgia.

-Local Boy Scout's research project earns national recognition: Travis Miller, at age 15, is hoping to earn the rank of Eagle Scout. So he decided to do a research project surveying nearly 900 one-time Eagle Scouts about what that prestigious rank meant to their lives. Miller's work earned national review and accolades.

-Former Berry student, Rome journalist had a wild idea for a film festival: Andy Johns' passion for film, the outdoors comes together this weekend in Chattanooga.

-Karon Mauney has grown the Northwest Georgia Women's Expo into an event featuring more than 75 vendors, health screenings this Saturday.


Georgia gas prices drop another nickel a gallon.

-Get county-by-county look at cheapest gas prices as of this morning.


Latest jail reports. 


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM,

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

-Please join our guests including:
-Doug Shows of Heritage First Bank on this wild ride on Wall Street -- and maybe a little college basketball.
-Tim Harrington of Floyd County Emergency Management on possible severe weather -- and remembering the tornado that hit near the Floyd-Polk line on March 15, 2008, killing two and injuring three.
-Shorter Hawks Head Coach Chad Warner on winning the NCCAA basketball national championship on Saturday.

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