Monday, April 15, 2013

Local food truck 'rally' due in June. Adairsville tornado, Plant Bowen blast taxing Bartow's budget. Gas prices down 45 cents vs. a year ago. Weather: slight drizzle, mid 70s today, 85 by Wednesday

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The Buzz of Northwest Georgia:

-Crawdaddy's, a fudge factory on wheels, snow cones, cupcakes -- several mobile food vendors were at the civic center for art market Saturday (photo, above). Wait until you see what's due in June: a food truck rally..

-Two tragedies in Bartow County -- the Jan. 30 tornado in Adairsville and the blast at Plant Bowen -- have made an already tight budget year even tougher.

-Chick-Fil-A's secret is out: salads due, some menu options going away.


Georgia gas prices dip another six cents to $3.39 per gallon; down 45 cents from a year ago, says AAA South.

-Get your county-by-county prices at Hometown.

Your hometown weather forecast:
-Monday: Slight drizzle, high of 75, low of 58.
-Tuesday: 20% rain chance, high of 81, low of 62.
-Wednesday: 30% chance of storms, high of 85, low of 63.

Trying to make tax day a bit less taxing:
-To give some tax relief to our wallets, a few local restaurants are offering some freebies today -- National Tax Day, April 15.


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-Please join our guests today including:

-Tim Adams, Floyd's director of palliative care, on National Healthcare Decision Day on Tuesday.

-Shannen Ferry, director of environmental horticulture at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, on this year's plant sale.


Hometown Sports
-Rome Braves edge Savannah, 2-1
-Braves on the road through Wednesday.
-See Mills Fitzner's latest home game photos. Click

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