Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Big bounce in Fortune 500 rankings for Calhoun-based Mohawk. Tennis site goes before planning commission. Busy berry season has a few weeks left. Vacation Bible School gets 'wild.' Mid 80s today, 40% rain chance

For more on these updates and for today's breaking news from Northwest Georgia, please click www.hometownheadlines.com

Ware Mechanical forecast

Our brief respite from summer-like temperatures ends as we get back to the mid 80s today and then 90 on Wednesday. Scattered storms are possible throughout the week.


  • Mohawk jumps nearly 100 points in latest Fortune 500 ranking. Fortune 500
  • Billboard appeal getting plenty of looks. Planning Commission meets Thursday. Business
  • LCCL Strawberry Farm has another hit season -- but only for a few more weeks. Berries
  • Some wild times in Greater Rome as Vacation Bible School season begins. VBS
  • Weather service: 'Spring' was a lot wetter, a bit cooler than normal in Rome, Cartersville. Spring
  • Floyd County Jail reports. Updated at 4 and 8 a.m., and 8 p.m. Jail

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:  6-5 for Rome Braves in series opener in Augusta.
  • Tonight: Rome Braves at Augusta, 7 p.m.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery
  • Georgia Fire's next game: Saturday vs. Nashville Venon, 7:30 p.m., The Forum. Georgia Fire
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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  • Please join our guests including:
  • Republican Bob Barr, who's in a runoff election July 22 with Barry Loudermilk for the U.S. House District 11 seat now held by Phil Gingrey.
  • Sarah King, Director of Wellness for Harbin Clinic, on the return of the farmers market each Wednesday outside the clinic on Martha Berry Highway.


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