Monday, May 12, 2014

More changes for a local bank this week. Why Vacation Bible Schools are a 'Super Bowl' for local churches. Renew Our Rivers celebrates 15 years, 12.1 million pounds of trash recovered. Upper 80s, slight chance of rain. Gas prices drop a few cents.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

Upper 80s through Wednesday with a growing chance of rain each day; storms possible Wednesday; high of 68 on Thursday.


  • A Greater name change (and more?). West Third Street buzzing. And there's something about Calhoun. Business Monday
  • Vacation Bible School -- the 'Super Bowl or the World Series' for area churches -- begin next month. VBS
  • Renew Our Rivers celebrates 15 years -- and 12.1 million pounds of trash removed -- this Friday at Brushy Branch. Renew
  • Gas prices fall drop a few cents per gallon in Northwest Georgia, still 21 cents higher than a year ago. Prices

Continuing features:

  • County jail reports. Jail
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • 2014 Guide to Summer Camps. Guide
  • The Rome Braves fall to Asheville 4-3 on Sunday.
  • Today vs. Asheville. 10:30 a.m.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • Georgia Fire edges Nashville, 58-56. At Harrisburg Stampede this Saturday.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • Gene Meyer, general manager of Armuchee Village, on what's new with the shopping center thanks to an additional restaurant and upgrades by existing anchors.
  • Leslie Duke on a special Memorial Day event coming to Ridge Ferry Park.

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