Wednesday, June 11, 2014

More storms due today; power restored. Tyler Perry likely shooting 'If Loving You is Wrong' in Rome Friday. Updates on Aldi jobs, Bass Pro Shop delay in Emerson. Public Health restaurant scores. Great photo sequence from Rome Braves' win

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

 Another round of storms today although the next ones should pack more rain than what we've seen in recent days. We saw 0.70 of an inch on Tuesday with gusts as high as 43.5 mph. Georgia Power shows no outages as of 5:30 this morning. Just a few remain for North Georgia EMC.


  • Aldi to interview for 20 jobs. New Hampton seeks loan. Chamber's education celebration set. Bass Pro: Late 2015, early 2016. Business
  • TV series likely the reason for Tyler Perry's Rome project on Friday. Perry
  • Like to watch those Berry eagles? Now you can wear them, too. Eagles
  • Rome Superintendent Jeff Bearden the finalist for Forsyth County Schools' post, according to local paper. Rome schools
  • Floyd GOP meets June 28. Armuchee's Kylee Daitz headed to Naval Academy. Brief road closure Friday. Updates
  • Keith Mickler column: Squash looking good -- especially to squash vine borer. Mickler
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Tuesday. Dining
  • 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 rally for lead after rain delay, beat Augusta 6-5. Great photo sequence of catcher Carlos Sanchez' spectacular play.
  • Today: Rome hosts Augusta at 1 p.m.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery
  • Georgia Fire vs. Lehigh Valley Saturday at The Forum.
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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  • Please join our guests including:
  • Meteorologist Alex Gibbs of the National Weather Service's Peachtree City office on our bizarre summer weather patterns.
  • Layla Shipman, chair of the Floyd County Republican Party's 10th annual rally at the Tillman Hangar on Aug. 23.
  • Shelly Redd from Tellus Science Museum on this weekend's 24th annual Rockfest from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. both days.

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