Friday, May 30, 2014

$145 million water park resort planned for Jasper. Davies Shelter launches 'Will you bless this house?' campaign. Latest on LakePoint baseball and Tennis Center of Georgia. Night spot, restaurants opening. Weather: Upper 80s, 50% chance of showers. Weekend

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 Ware Mechanical forecast

40% to 50% chance of shows today and Saturday but don't expect much rainfall; maybe a quarter inch at the most except in heavier storms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid-60s.


  • $145 million Port Royal Resort announced for nearby Jasper; promises year-round water park and conference center. Port Royal
  • Davies Shelter launches 'Will you bless this house?' campaign to build permanent home on East 18th Street. How to help
  • Honors for Booth Museum; Dollar General hiring at Cartersville's West End; Rome Young Professionals meet Tuesday. Business
  • Under the lights -- and then some -- at LakePoint. Also: Update on the Tennis Center of Georgia. Baseball
  • Weekend: Finster Fest in Summerville; Dixie Swim Club at DeSoto. Events
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Floyd, Bartow. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports. Updated at 4 and 8 a.m., and 8 p.m. Jail
  • Rome Braves fall 3-2 in 12 innings to SandGnats.
  • Tonight: Rome Braves at Savannah.
  • Latest Rome Braves roster moves.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.


  • Posting tonight at 5: The nine homes included in this week's Hardy Realty open house gallery

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  • Please join our guests today including:
  • Johnny Bunch, City of Rome Director of IT, and Peter Terpening, FS Comm Georgia and chair of the Greater Rome Chamber Technology SquareTable, on Saturday's National Day of Civic Hacking.
  • Robert Smyth of Coosa Valley Credit Union on the financial center's bid to replace torn, worn American flags with new ones.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable: A closer look at the headlines for the past seven days.

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