Tuesday, June 10, 2014

With six new stores, Cabela's, Bass Pro big game hunting in our region. Dogwood focusing only on books. More storms today; cooler Thursday. Business and community updates.

For more on these updates and for the latest updates from Northwest Georgia, please click www.hometownheadlines.com:

Ware Mechanical forecast:

 Overnight storms leave nearly a half-inch of rain in Rome, around a third of an inch in Cartersville. More storms due today and Wednesday; cooler on Thursday.


  • With six new stores between them, Cabela's, Bass Pro are big game hunting in our area. Outdoors
  • Dogwood Books trims antiques to focus on print: 20,000-plus books ranging from vintage to rare to new. Downtown
  • 'One Door Polk Network' to unite social, health services in current home of Polk Medical Center. Polk
  • Greater Rome Chamber sets Expo dates. Bartow Business Connection meets this afternoon. Goodwill job fair today. Business
  • Rome Area Heritage Foundation honors the Rev. Warren Jones, the late George Pullen. Heritage
  • Kiki's Kids Kamp gives kids with diabetes key life lessons -- and a lot of fun. Kiki
  • More radio changes as South 107 becomes South 93.5 FM later this month. South
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Monday. 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 hammered 10-1 by Augusta Monday night.
  • Tonight: Rome hosts Augusta, 7 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.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

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  • Please join our guests including:
  • Tygar Evans, principal of Rome High, on why modern "summer school" is so different from what it used to be.
  • Bill Fann, Cedartown City Manager, on 'One Door Polk Network' plans for the current Polk Medical Center campus.
  • Chase Watterson of Rome-Floyd YMCA Arsenal Soccer Club on what the World Cup means to Northwest Georgia and the sport itself.

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