Thursday, May 29, 2014

'Civic hacking' set for Saturday in Rome, 100 other cities. Berry picks new site for stadium; to play 2014 games at Barron. Latest on the arrests of three Calhoun High students in Gilmer case. Regional Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Upper 80s,

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

Mid to upper 80s through Sunday with overnight lows in the mid 60s. Your chance of rain will stay in the 30% to 40% range throughout the weekend.


  • What the hack: National Day of Civic Hacking meets Saturday at Rome City Hall -- and in 100-plus other cities. Hack
  • Berry announces a new location for Valhalla football stadium; should be ready for 2015 season; all 2014 games at Barron Stadium. Vikings
  • Berry prepares for full weekend of alumni reunions -- and then watches many of them volunteer around campus next week. Berry
  • Latest updates from the Chattanooga newspaper on what happened in that Gilmer County cabin that ended with the arrest of three former Calhoun High students. Arrests
  • How local banks fared in the first quarter of this year vs. the fourth quarter of 2013. Banks
  • NW Georgia among 12 regions in Commerce Department's 'Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership. Region
  • Dempsey helps launch state's 'Look Again' push to prevent kids being left in hot cars this summer. Look Again
  • Public Health restaurant scores from Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties. Dining

Continuing features:

  • County jail reports. Jail
  • Today's business headlines from Georgia Trend. Trend
  • Looking for a job or a new career. Start here with Rome's Career Builder partner. Jobs
  • 2014 Guide to Summer Camps. Guide
  • 2014 Guide to Vacation Bible Schools. VBS
  • The Rome Braves collapse in the ninth as West Virginia rallies for 11-6 win.
  • Braves on the road to Savannah, then Augusta. 
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves
  • Latest roster moves.
  • Parks and rec, Braves offer special softball tournament June 7.
  • Georgia Fire home this Sunday for a 1 p.m. game vs. Richmond Riders.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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  • Please join our guests today including:
  • Dr. Steve Briggs of Berry College on the new home for the Valhalla football stadium.
  • Ray Powell of Murray's Cheese at Kroger on summer parties and what to pack -- including Mexican cheeses.

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