Thursday, June 19, 2014

Mixed May jobs report for Northwest Georgia. Upgraded Broad Street building on the market. Help wanted ad: New Rome assistant city manager. Regional Public Health restaurant report. Smog alert in Bartow; 92 with 30% storm chance.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

Smog alert in Bartow, metro Atlanta again today.  Not quite as hot today with temperatures dropping to the upper 80s by the weekend. But as the temperature drops, our rain and thunderstorm chances will rise from 30% today to 50% Saturday.


  • 400 more jobs in May -- but 200 fewer than April. Also: First-time jobless claims down significantly from May 2013. Employment
  • 206 Broad St. on the market as Cevian continues renovation plans. Downtown
  • Ads out seeking Rome's next assistant city manager. Chamber celebrates new members tonight. Buzzing
  • Judge reverses state education board decision, upholds layoff of Gilda Day. Schools
  • A shift for South: Radio station's programming, personalities move from 107 to 93.5 FM on Monday. South
  • Regional Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 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: Off Wednesday for the All-Star break.
  • 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:

  • Former NFL punter Greg Cater of Rome on the Washington Redskins controversry
  • Allison Mitchell Trask of the Davies Homeless Shelter on the group's fundraising campaign for new quarters on East 18th Street.

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