Friday, June 20, 2014

Aldi to hold second career fair Tuesday. Graves under fire for nominating new House majority leader. Cabela's looks ready to go. Gas prices jump. Low 90s, 30% rain chance. Weekend guide and restaurant scores

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

.Low 90s today with 30% rain chance. A little cooler, wetter on Saturday


  • Aldi sets second career fair for this Tuesday at Hawthorn Suites. Aldi
  • Graves, in nominating new House majority leader, comes under fire from conservatives. Graves
  • Cabela's looks just about ready to open. Cabela's
  • Gas prices climb since Sunday; up 6 cents in Rome; up 12 cents in parts of Bartow, Gordon counties. Gas
  • Owners of Cartersville-based 'pill mill' each get 15 years in federal prison. Justice
  • Shorter's status as a fully accredited institution of higher learning affirmed by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Shorter
  • 1928 Ford Model A Speedster auction raises $24,000 for Heritage First Bank's Cast Off Against Cancer donation. Navigators
  • Weekend: First day of summer; concerts begin; Fairview BBQ; Rome Braves. Events
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Floyd, Bartow counties. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports. Updated at 4 and 8 a.m., and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • It's not to late to join dozens of summer camps under way in our area. Summer Camp
  • June is a huge month for Vacation Bible School. Bible School
  • Rome Braves: Braves fall to Crawdads, 8-3, to open second half of the season.
  • Next home game: Tonight vs. Hickory, 7 p.m.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery
  • Georgia Fire at Trenton on Saturday. Georgia Fire
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter (updated football information), Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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Please join our guests today including:

  • Logan Boss of Public Health on the first case of Chikungunya in Georgia plus updates on other mosquito-related diseases such as West Nile Virus.
  • Richard Woods, a Republican candidate for state schools superintendent who faces Mike Buck in the July 22 primary runoff.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable

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