Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Site near proposed Tennis Center on the market. KFC gets makeover as chicken wars heat up. Home sales slow in May. Storms likely Thursday; high near 90 today. Latest on Midway Primary closing.

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Ware Mechanical forecast'Strong to severe storms possible' with high winds and hail throughout much of Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. We'll have continuing updates on Hometown Headlines. As for today: High near 90 with a 20% rain chance.


  • With Tennis Center starting, nearby tract goes on the market for $450,000. Tennis center
  • KFC's Rome restaurant getting a refit as chicken wars escalate. KFC
  • Floyd County Schools post formal announcement, letter on the closing of Midway Primary in May 2015. Midway
  • Home sales remain slow five months into 2014 for Greater Rome Realtors. Homes
  • First Baptist Preschool has limited openings. Clock Tower Jazz Ensemble at Huffman Center June 14. Mason Lodge to feature July 26 blood drive. Buzz
  • 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: Braves win second game vs. GreenJackets, 4-3. Go for rare series sweep tonight.
  • Tonight: Rome Braves at Augusta, 7 p.m.
  • Three Rome Braves named to 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star team. All stars
  • 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.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

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  • Please join our guests including:
  • Kim Davis of the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia on the Calhoun High/cabin case and now reports of a similar attack in Cedartown.
  • Jason Free of Keller Williams Commercial on the May home sales report from the Greater Rome Board of Realtors.

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