Thursday, April 25, 2013

March jobless rate lowest in years in Northwest Georgia; Floyd at 9%. Hawthorn's $2 million expansion under way. Chick-Fil-A Bowl part of college football playoffs. Alabama's 'Big Al' has a local face (sort of)

For these updates and today's latest news and weather headlines, please see

Jobless rate at,  below 9% in Northwest Georgia

-Floyd sees lowest unemployment rate in more than a year.

-Polk's rate down to 8 percent.

-Plus: Who's hiring in Northwest Georgia.


$2 million Hawthorn expansion under way

 -24 units being added at Second Avenue and the river.

Atlanta, Chick-Fil-A Bowl part of new College Football Playoff rotation.

-First title game set for Cowboys Stadium on Jan. 12, 2015.

'Normal' temperatures today; soggy weekend ahead

-Thursday: Mostly sunny, high of 71, low of 37.
-Friday: Sunny, high of 76, low of 49. 20% rain chance overnight.
-Saturday: 70% chance of rain, high of 69, low of 54.
-Sunday: 70% chance of storms, high of 71, low of 53. 


Weekly Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia.


Latest jail reports.


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition

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

-Please join our guests including:
-Armuchee sports essayist Norman Arey on the new College Football Playoffs and game sites.
-Chris Giddens of Pleasant Valley South Baptist Churchwho, in his secret identity, is a not-so-mild-mannered fan of super hero and sci-fi movies. He join us to talk about the upcoming summer blockbusters.

-Mary Hardin Thornton of Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful on Friday's Renew our Rivers project at Ridge Ferry Park.
Rome Braves fall 11-4 to Kannapolis.
-Rematch on the road tonight at 7
-Braves to honor photographer, web associate Dave Hall in pregame ceremony on May 1.

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