Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Funeral home site for sale as new location sought. Floyd, Atlanta postal credit unions merge. Heat streak continues; 10 degrees above normal; 88 today. Latest community updates. Public Health restaurant scores

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

Our temperatures continue to run almost 10 degrees higher than normal for this time of year: 88 today vs. an average of 78 degrees on May 7. The record is 94 degrees set on this date in 1940. (Source: The Weather Channel).


  • Miller & Richards lists North Broad funeral home -- Heritage Chapel -- for sale, to seek new location. Chapel
  • Atlanta Postal Credit Union merges with Floyd County group. Update
  • Realtors to meet at Unity Christian May 19. No Downtown Development meeting Thursday. Job fair today, Thursday. Business
  • May 17 dedication ceremony set for home built by volunteers for family who lost husband, father in an accident. Sparkle Box
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow counties. Dining
  • County jail reports. Jail
  • The Rome Braves were off Tuesday.
  • Today: Seven-game home stand begins vs. Charleston.
  • Latest roster moves: Two promoted to Lynchburg.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • Georgia Fire in Nashville next Saturday.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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  • Chris Kozelle of Berry College on Saturday's graduation and guest speaker, the former president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America Roxanne Spillett.
  • Meteorologist Bill Murphy of Georgia's Environmental Protection Division Air Protection Branch on our Code Orange air pollution alerts so early this season.

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