Saturday, April 13, 2013

Sunny Saturday, Soggy Sunday for busy weekend in NW Georgia. Steeplechase gates open at 9 a.m. Rome Spring Art Market continues today. A former major league baseball player dancing in Rome. Friday's dining scores and latest jail reports.

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Weather should stay clear for busy weekend

-April 13: Berry College will host its first Student Enterprise Development Conference featuring top executives at Coca-Cola and Ford Motor Company.
-April 13: The Second Annual Spring Art Market returns to the Rome Civic Center with more than 50 artists, authors and food producers.
-April 13: 20,000 visitors heading to Kingston Downs Saturday for the 48th running of the Steeplechase. Gates open at 9 a.m.
-April 13-14: The Chieftain's Museum/Major Ridge Home Herb and Plant Sale will take place at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds. Saturday hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, noon-3 p.m.
-April 13: Cedartown Block Party and Cruise-In set for 7-11 p.m. in the downtown community. 
Your forecast:
-Saturday: Sunny, high of 74, low of 46.
-Sunday: 40-60% rain chance, high of 71, low of 55.
-Monday: 30% chance of rain, high of 77, low of 61.

Weekend's latest headlines:

-Aug. 17: Former Major League baseball player Cecil Fielder among those competing in the Third Annual Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge benefiting the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia.

-Chloe Schuttinga is parks & rec's first national qualifier: Chloe placed second overall in the regionals held in Jackson, Miss. Only the top six finishers make it to the nationals.

-April 15: WRGA adding earlier local news, Wall Street Journal This Morning, from 5-7 a.m.: Listen for earlier local news reports beginning at 5 a.m. this Monday as WRGA 1470 AM also adds Wall Street Journal This Morning from 5 until 7 a.m. weekdays.

-April 18: The Civil War Symposium at the library will feature Dr. Keith S. Hebert, Assistant Professor of History and Co-Director of the Center for Public History at the University of West Georgia.

-April 20: Berry College will host its eighth annual World Music and Dance Festival on the lawn in front of the college library.
Friday's latest Public Health restaurant scores.


Latest jail reports. 

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-Please join our guests Monday including:

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

-Shannen Ferry, director of environmental horticulture at Georgia Northwestern Technical College on the spring plant sale April 19-21.

Hometown Sports
-Rome Braves get quick win over Savannah, 5-2.
-Braves on the road tonight through Wednesday.
-See Mills Fitzner's latest home game photos. Click

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