Friday, May 23, 2014

Latest restaurant updates. Holiday weekend weather: Near 90, slight chance of rain. Busy weekend: Graduations, Rome River Jam. Twin job fairs set. Sports: Braves lose, new Vikings, Shorter prospect camps

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

High of 90 today, upper 80s through Memorial Day with overnight lows mostly in the 60s. Rain chance: 20% tonight, Sunday and Memorial Day.


  • Downtown Rome's Peach returns May 30; Cartersville Mellow Mushroom grand opening June 2. (And about Acworth . . . ).  Dining
  • Heritage First board member Wayne Vick offers 1928 Model A Ford Speedster for auction; proceeds benefit Cancer Navigators. Speedster
  • First 'Color Me Free 5K Fun Run,' fireworks to light up Independence Day celebration by parks & rec, Harbin Clinic. Color Me Free
  • Goodwill seeks employers for twin job fairs: June 10 in Rome, June 24 in Calhoun. Jobs
  • Weekend: Rome River Jam, graduations, barbecue and baseball. Events
  • Rome's Big Time Products among the 2014 Georgia Fast 40. Big Time
  • Cyclists donate $6,500 to local groups following 24th Up the Creek Without a Pedal ride. CVCA
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Continuing features:

  • County jail reports. Jail
  • 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 fall to Grasshoppers, 7-3, Thursday night.
  • Braves home vs. Greensboro starting tonight at 7. Also: Roster updates.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves
  • Georgia Fire at Alabama Hammer Saturday night.
  • Shorter Hawks to hold two football prospects camps.
  • Berry signs 'third wave' of football players for the 2014 season. Vikings.
  • 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:
  • Dr. Renee Carleton of Berry College on the Berry eaglet's big dash from the nest on Thursday and what's next for the eagle family.
  • Sgt. Mike Barr of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on the start of boating season on Georgia's waterways and what's new.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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