Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Precincts open until 7 p.m. for primary; complete results from Hometown. Latest on Cedartown High cafeteria. As rezoning sought for Tennis Center, USTA announces possible competitor: 100-court campus near Orlando. New gas savings. Sunny, mid 80s today; 90s

For today's headlines and to stay ahead of Northwest Georgia's latest news, please see www.hometownheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast:

Mostly sunny and warmer through Saturday. Look for highs in the upper 80s to low 90s. Rain possible Sunday, Memorial Day.


  • Five things we're watching in today's election: The 'hometown' candidates, turnout, incumbents, comebacks, Tea Party. Watch
  • What you need to know about today's primary: Sample ballots, links to candidate Q & As, forum archive, coverage plans. Primary
  • Cedartown High's cafeteria closed for final days of school year because of roach infestation; other schools to provide meals. CHS
  • Land for Tennis Center of Georgia up for rezoning June 5. Tennis . . .
  • .  .  . But U.S. Tennis Association announces plans to build a 100-court complex near Orlando, opening in 2016. USTA
  • 15-cent-a-gallon savings on gas; three business meetings today; Bank of the Ozarks announces stock split. NW Georgia's Business
  • Former Cartersville pitcher Will Startup's 'Duck Dynasty' baseball a hit with Willie Robertson. Startup
  • Berry honors faculty, staff for 2013-14 academic year. Berry

Continuing features:

  • County jail reports. Jail
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • 2014 Guide to Summer Camps. Guide
  • The Rome Braves hang on for a 4-3 win in Lakewood Monday night
  • Tonight at 6:35 p.m. at Lakewood.
  • Off Wednesday, home vs. Greensboro starting Thursday.
  • Braves' home game photos by Mills FitznerBraves photos
  • Darlington girls golf team wins state title -- again
  • Georgia Fire at Alabama Hammer Saturday night.
  • 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:
  • Jay Shell of Brewhouse Music & Grill on Saturday's Rome River Jam at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds.
  • Charles Smith on his initiative to build better families.
  • Scott Breithaupt, assistant vice president for Campaign and Leadership Giving at Berry College,  on the $100 million LifeReady campaign.

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