Thursday, April 18, 2013

300 more jobs in March -- and unemployment claims up, too. Regional Public Health restaurant scores. One more day in the 80s, then mid-60s, some rain

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300 more jobs in March -- but higher jobless claims, too
-Rome/Floyd County saw 300 more people at work in March vs. the same month last year even as the total number of people working here -- 38,600 -- stayed flat compared to February.
-Floyd also saw a 29 percent increase in first-time jobless claims.
-Who's hiring: latest jobs update.

Another view of Charles Hight Square as pace picks up at retail center.


Weekly Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties.


One more round of 80s -- and then mid-60s, rain.

-Thursday: High of 84, low of 52; 60% rain chance overnight.

-Friday: 80% chance of rain, high of 66, low of 40.

-Saturday: Sunny, high of 66, low of 43.


Latest jail reports. 


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition

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-Please join our guests today including:

-Joe Schulman of Tellus Science Museum on National Astronomy Day and Family Science Night this Saturday.  Special guests include Geoff Notkin and Steve Arnold, the "Meteorite Men" as seen on Science Channel.

-Connie Bradshaw (homebuyer) and Realtor  Susan Blalock of Toles, Temple & Wright about Connie's pending show with Home Hunters from HGTV.

-U.S. Rep. Tom Graves on what's happening in the Capitol with all these suspicious packages.  


Hometown Sports
Charleston RiverDogs beat Rome Braves 4-1,
-Rome opens up a four-game home stand vs. Asheville Tourists beginning at 7 tonight at State Mutual Stadium.
-See Mills Fitzner's latest home game photos. Click

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