Saturday, May 10, 2014

Rainy Saturday ahead. Berry's graduation moved indoors. Dunkin Donuts coming to Calhoun. Weekend lineup includes BBQ, baseball and early voting. Weekend Buzz and latest sports updates.

Continuing updates from Hometown Headlines
Ware Mechanical weather:
-40% rain chance today with high of 79. Less than half-inch of rain expected, some afternoon thunderstorms possible.


  • Berry College's Commencement moved indoors due to rain. Set for 9:30 a.m. at The Cage Center.
  • Dunkin Donuts coming to Calhoun as Northwest Georgia push continues. 
  • Weekend: Pancakes, barbecue, Berry graduation, cycling, Braves baseball -- and a chance to vote early. 
  • Unity Christian's 'Southern Affair' auction raises more than $90,000. 
  • GNTC sets GED graduations. Jones to head ER at Polk Medical. Publix customers help sack hunger.
  • State labor department helping Roper fill 80 jobs in LaFayette. 
  • Follow Hometown on Instagram starting this weekend. 
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.


-4 and 8 a.m., again at 8 p.m. seven days a week.

 Rome Braves:

-Rome fall 9-2 to Riverdogs.

-Next: Tonight vs. Asheville at 7.

-Latest roster moves.

-Braves' home game photos by Mills Fitzner. 


More sports
  • Georgia Fire in Nashville tonight at 8.
  • Lady Hawks take NCCAA national tennis title.

Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.


-Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 79. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

-Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

-Get your three-day forecast and updated weather links at Hometown Headlines.


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Please join our guests Monday:  

  • 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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