Monday, June 30, 2014

More afternoon storms possible today, Regional Independence Day festivities, Local family finalist in WSB's military contest, Local gas prices and sports updates.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast: Nearly 1 inch of rain in last 24 hours at Rome Airport. More possible today with 40% rain chance, partly sunny with high near 90.


  • Regional Independence Day festivities bring communities together to celebrate America. Events
  • Local family named finalist in WSB TV's 'Most Deserving Military Family' contest. WSB
  • Gas Prices up 22 cents a gallon from this time last year; cheapest gas still in Gordon, Polk counties. Gas
  • Public Health restaurant scores. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • Our guide to Independence Day weekend sponsored by Sweet Frog. Guide
  • 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
  • Final days of this summer's Vacation Bible Schools. Bible School
  • Rome Braves: Braves lose in high scoring game, 15-12 to Savannah.
  • Tonight: Braves in Savannah. Next home game: July 1.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • Shorter's Kirk Wilson runs in finals of U.S. Track and Field Championships.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter (updated football information), Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

  • 7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online
  • Please join our guest host Randy Quick and his guests including:
  • Kristi Kent of Rome Floyd Parks and Rec on the Color Me Free run and Independence Day celebrations.
  • Mark Jenkins of AAA South on Independence Day weekend travel and gas prices.
  • Christa Jackson, the founder of the Cave Spring Independence Day parade, on what to expect with this 29th edition of the 9 a.m. event.

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