Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Relatively quiet night in NW Georgia but more on the way. Tornado watch until 11 a.m. Flood watch until early Thursday. Continuing updates. Also: One business closes, one returns. Recycling center of Ga. 53? Report: Rome among nation's 10 least expensive

For more on these and today's latest headlines from across Northwest Georgia, please stay with www.hometownheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast:

The outlook:

  • About a half inch of rain today as the next phase of this storm system moves through. We're under a tornado watch until 11 a.m. and the flood watch continues until 2 a.m. Thursday. Look for up to two inches of rain starting tonight and continuing into Wednesday afternoon. Today's high: 82. Continuing weather updates on Hometown Headlines.
  • 2,000 North Georgia EMC members in the dark this morning; some in Floyd, Gordon, Chattooga counties. EMC
  • Only one road issue -- trees down on part of I-75 northbound near Exit 278 in Bartow County.
  • Before the storm: Deal declares state of emergency just in case. Deal


  • Provincial Rabbit closes downtown. Butcher shop returns. Chamber After Hours Thursday. Business
  • Recycling center proposed at 237 Pinson Road near Ga. 53. Also: Planning commission agenda. DRI
  • Report: Rome among top 10 least expensive metro areas in the country. Rome
  • No Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Monday; it was a state holiday.
  • Today's jail reports. Jail
  • Braves off Monday. Today-Thursday in Asheville. Next home game: May 7.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • Saturday: Georgia Fire vs. Nashville Venom, 7:30 p.m. at The Forum.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM  7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online

  • Please join our guests including:
  • The Georgia Emergency Management Agency on the aftermath of Monday night's storms and what's ahead today.
  • Juliana Breithaupt on Georgia Highlands' new health camp this summer. Registration is about to end.
  • Capt. Douglas McClure of the Salvation Army on the first  "Run for the Homeless" 5K Fun Run on May 17.

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