Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Tornado now confirmed in Polk last Thursday. More rain due Friday. Burger's Market opens in West Rome; regional business updates. Latest dining scores.

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

 Weather service update: Tornado in Polk last Thursday
-An updated report from the National Weather Service now confirms am F1 tornado with maximum winds of 80- to 105-mph winds did touch down near the Braswell community in SSS Polk County just after 7 p.m. last Thursday.


Burger's Market opens in former Walker's Garden Center spot in West Rome.

-Latest regional business updates.


Latest Public Health restaurant scores for Floyd, Bartow.

-Mellow Mushroom to donate 5% of proceeds to Exchange Club Family Resource Center on Saturday.


Your hometown weather forecast:
-Wednesday: High of 83, low of 63; 20% rain chance overnight..
-Thursday: High of 83, low of 55; 60% rain chance overnight.
-Friday: 100% chance of rain, high of 67, low of 42.


Latest jail reports. 


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition

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

-Please join our guests today including:

-Janet Eberhardt, immunization coordinator for Public Health, on National Infant Immunization Week.

-Dr. Brian Carroll, Berry College communication professor, on the media coverage of the Boston Marathon attacks and tension between the First Amendment and other interests, in this case national security
Hometown Sports
-Rome Braves bounce back, beat Charleston, 3-0.
-Braves on the road through Wednesday; home games Thursday-Sunday.
-See Mills Fitzner's latest home game photos. Click

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