Monday, April 29, 2013

Oostanaula nears 'action' stage, flood warnings in Chattooga, Gordon after 2.50 to 4.23 inches of rain. Buzz: Downtowns ready for summer concerts, block parties, car shows. 'U-pick' season, produce stands return

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2.50 to 4.23 inches of rain; rising rivers.

-We're watching area rivers today as runoff continues.

-Flood warnings in Chattooga, Gordon counties.

-Ooostanaula will top 'action' stage, stay below flood level.

-Monday: Some fog, high of 76, low of 53.

-Tuesday: Sunny, high of 81, low of 57.

-Wednesday: 30% rain chance, high of 79, low of 56.


The Buzz of Northwest Georgia.

-Free concerts, block parties, car shows part of busy summer ahead -- beginning this weekend -- for downtowns in Rome, Cartersville, Cedartown and Calhoun.

-Strawberries, other fresh produce, Angus beef either on sale or starting soon as local growers welcome you-pick or pre-picked farm goods for sale.


Georgia gas prices up three cents a gallon last week; still 32 cents cheaper than a year ago, according to AAA South.

-The national average as we as prices in Florida and Tennessee fell last week.

-A county-by-county comparison.


Latest Floyd County Jail reports.


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition

7-9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online

-Please join our guests including:

-Bob Barr, who's running for the 11th Congressional District seat Phil Gingrey is leaving as he runs for U.S. Senate.

-Brian McClellan, Director of Gordon County Information Technology, on the county's new Google migration.

-AJC Political Insider Jim Galloway on all the dominoes falling with veteran lawmakers announcing bids for new positions.


Hometown Sports
-Rome Braves rained out in Greensboro Sunday.
-Rome at Greensboro, doubleheader today beginning at 10:45 a.m.
-Next home game: Wednesday
-See Mills Fitzner's latest home game photos. Click





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