Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Big wins for Hancock, Sams, Hood, Daniel, Lumsden, Graves. Runoffs set for U.S. Senate, Schools Superintendent, congressional seat. Survey: Local cities low on 'best place to live.' Latest on high school rape allegations. High near 90; warm holiday weekend

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

Even warmer today with highs in the 80s to 90 on Friday. Mid 80s by the Memorial Day weekend with just a slight chance of rain. We'll see an increased outdoor fire danger today because of the hot, dry conditions.


  • Primary aftermath: Who's in, who's out, who's up next. Politics
  • Latest updates on races undecided Tuesday night. State
  • County-by-county results: Floyd / Bartow / Gordon / Polk / State
  • Northwest Georgia cities in mid, low 30s in top Georgia places to live, according to Movoto website. Rankings
  • Three student suspects in Gilmer case will not attend Calhoun High's graduation Friday night. Calhoun
  • Rome River Jam is Saturday, advance tickets selling a record pace. Rome Middle Football BBQ sale begins. Car show at First Baptist Lindale. Updates

Continuing features:

  • County jail reports. Jail
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • 2014 Guide to Summer Camps. Guide
  • The Rome Braves fall 6-4 to Lakewood.
  • Off Wednesday, home vs. Greensboro starting Thursday.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • Georgia Fire at Alabama Hammer Saturday night.
  • 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:
  • Layla Shipman of Floyd County Republican Party on Tuesday's primary vote and what to expect in the runoff.
  • Bud Owens of Floyd EMS on National EMS Week and what's new in those Floyd ambulances.
  • Wendy Davis of the Floyd County Democratic Party, analyzing Tuesday's results and what's next.

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