Saturday, June 21, 2014

Isolated storms possible this afternoon. Downtown Rome cleanup from Friday's storms. Cartersville named #1 'Best Place to Live', Free CFA on July 11, Weekend guide and more.

For more on these updates and for the latest updates from Northwest Georgia, please click

Ware Mechanical weather:

-Partly sunny with high of 91 today, 40% chance of storms.

-Expanded forecast below.



  • Possibility of daily storms possible following Friday's severe weather.
  • Cartersville comes in no. 1 in study of Georgia's 'Best Places to Live.' 
  • Eat free chicken (or other entrees) if you dress the part on July 11 -- Cow Appreciation Day -- at Chick-fil-A. 
  • Weekend: Two concerts, Rome Braves baseball, farmers market and Cast Off Against Cancer.
  • Rome Sports Commission now official; Ann Hortman named director. Sports
  • United Community Bank's Bankers Hour helps groups in Floyd, Bartow counties. Plus: Media briefing at chamber next Thursday. 
  • As summer starts, so does our guide to Independence Day weekend sponsored by Sweet Frog. 

Continuing features:

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

 Rome Braves

-Braves fall 4-2 to Hickory Friday night.

-Home tonight vs. Hickory, 7 p.m.

-Braves home game photos by Mills Fitzner. 


More sports
  • Georgia Fire at Trenton tonight.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.


-Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. 

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



Hometown Headlines Radio Edition

7-9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live at 98.7 FM, 1470 AM  or  

Please join our guests Monday including:     

  • Ali Freeman of Harbin Clinic on a special women's conference planned for July called Gal Talk.
  • Barry Roberts of the Rome-Floyd chapter of the United States Bowling Congress.
  • Lisa Stuenkel with updates on the Community Kitchen's new building.


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