Friday, May 16, 2014

Changes at Greater Community Bank. Tumlin House for sale. Broadcaster Jim Bojo joins PSI. La Parrilla hiring; new computer shop opens. Politics: Last day to vote early; West speaks to GOP. Cooler weekend; rain likely.

For more on these and today's latest headlines from across Northwest Georgia, please stay with

Ware Mechanical forecast:

Cooler weekend ahead with highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Rain chance rises from 20% today to 50% on Sunday.


  • Changes official at Greater Community Bank; what's next? Banks
  • Tom Caldwell retires as chairman of Greater Rome Bank. Caldwell
  • Cave Spring's Tumlin House bed-and-breakfast for sale. Tumlin House
  • Veteran broadcaster Jim Bojo among ownership group taking over PSI on Broad Street. Bojo
  • Hiring under way at La Parrilla; Laptop Computer City coming to West Rome. Business
  • Polk almost matches Floyd in advance voter totals; last chance today to vote early. West speaks to Floyd GOP. Loudermilk gains 'new constituent.' Campaign watch
  • Jamie Cook named Floyd's 2014 Nurse of the Year. Nurse
  • Graduations, Run for the Homeless, Duck Derby, Cast Off Against Cancer set for this weekend. Events


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery returns this afternoon at 4 p.m. Hardy
  • Who gets your vote: Scoop or Cookie? Pick a Sweet Frog mascot today. Showdown

Continuing features:

  • County jail reports. Jail
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • 2014 Guide to Summer Camps. Guide
  • The Rome Braves rained out Thursday.
  • Tonight at Greensboro, double header starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • Shorter Lady Hawks softball delayed by rain until 2 this afternoon.
  • Shorter Baseball: Fresno Pacific University wins game one, 5-0.
  • Georgia Fire at Harrisburg Stampede this Saturday.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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  • Please join Nelle Reagan and her guests today including:
  • Secretary of State Brian Kemp on the final day of advance voting and Tuesday's primary vote.
  • Jennifer Matthews of Advocates for Children on Saturday's Duck Derby and Duck Dash in Cartersville.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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