Wednesday, June 18, 2014

'The Fork' on season premiere of Restaurant Impossible. Weather: Thunderstorms possible; heat index of 97; smog alert in Bartow, Atlanta. Farmers markets return today, Thursday.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

Not a good weather day. Our heat index is expected to reach 97 again. There's a Code Orange smog alert out for Bartow County and metro Atlanta; and we have a chance of strong to severe thunderstorms between 2 and 10 p.m.


  • 'The Fork' to be featured in July 23 season premiere of Restaurant Impossible on The Food News. Fork
  • Calhoun's Fairfield Inn & Suites due next month; group has plans for Emerson hotel, too. Hotels
  • Farmers markets return today, Thursday in Rome, Rockmart. Billboard shift gets OK. North Rome block party Thursday. Updates
  • Tuesday's 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 for All-Star break; home vs. Hickory starting Thursday
  • South Atlantic League All-Star game: South Atlantic League All-Star game ends in 4-4 tie between North, South divisions after 10 innings.
  • Next home game: Thursday 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, Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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Please join our guests today including:

  • Mike Buck of Rome, a Republican candidate for state schools superintendent, on the July 22 runoff with Richard Woods.
  • Capt. Douglas McClure of the Salvation Army on the new women's shelter and how it is being used.
  • Dr. Bronson Long, Associate Professor of History at Georgia Highlands College on the trip he and his students made to the D-Day 70th Anniversary ceremonies. Students Meagan Broome and Hillery Sawyer also will join the interview.

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