Friday, April 19, 2013

Storms arriving just in time to soak drive to work, school. Continuing updates. Sunny, cooler weekend ahead. Jandy's expanding to Cartersville. Slope's BBQ closing. Latest dining updates. In Bartow: Body found in Etowah River

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Storm system arriving just in time to soak commute to school, work this morning.
-Strong winds, rain in our forecast.
-Some storm advisories out for Chattooga County north.
-Continuing coverage at Hometown Headlines.

Weekend forecast:
-Today: 100% rain chance, high of 62, low of 36.
-Saturday: Sunny, high of 67, low of 46.
-Sunday: Sunny, high of 70, low of 50.

Jandy's to open Cartersville location in new Bojangle's restaurant by July.

-Cartersville continues to be a battle ground for frozen yogurt shops.

Slope's Barbecue on Tennessee Street near Carmike 12 to close after business on Sunday after seven years.

Body found in Etowah River in Bartow County.

Weekend guide:
-GNTC plant sale
 (today through Sunday) gets busy weekend under way. Plus: More weekend events.

Thursday Public Health restaurant inspection updates from Floyd, Bartow counties.

Latest jail reports. 


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition

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

-Please join our guests today including:

-The Hometown Headlines-WRGA News Roundtable: We'll have an extended edition of the Roundtable today, from 7:40 until 9 a.m., as we discuss the week's national and local headlines. Kevin Karel and Andrew Carter (and maybeNelle Reagan) join us to go beyond the headlines on the Boston bombing, the Washington poison scare and Northwest Georgia we review the headlines of the past week and  put them into context.

-Also, corrections from our Thursday report. Susan Babcock of Toles, Temple & Wright is the Realtor who worked withConnie Bradshaw on a recent home purchase that will be showcased on HGTV's House Hunters soon.


Hometown Sports
-Big win for Rome Braves, 7-1, over Tourists.
-Rome vs. Asheville Tourists at home through Sunday.
-See Mills Fitzner's latest home game photos. Click

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