Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Brief, perhaps record, break from summer heat. Latest business updates. Busy week for farmers markets starting today. Regional Public Health restaurant reports now five days a week.

For more on these updates plus for today's latest headlines, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast:

A third of an inch of rain fell Tuesday as the "cold front" moved through the area with gusts of 22 mph in some areas. Today, it will feeler cooler at 84 degrees with a low tonight of 58. Rain, higher temperatures back by the weekend.


  • We could see record lows Thursday morning. Cool snap
  • Business Briefs: 'No comment' on new Kroger. More Buckle jobs. The Season Events offers meals-to-go. Updates
  • Tomato festival is July 26; twin farmers markets today in Rome; large Berry farmer's market Saturday. Markets
  • Adairsville author's 'Project Keepsake' a collection of stories behind the items we hold on to; book signing Saturday. Keepsake
  • Expanded: Daily Public Health restaurant inspection scores for all five area counties each Tuesday through Saturday. Including Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties. Dining
  • Keith Mickler column: What's in your soil? Column
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 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
  •  Rome Braves fall 9-4 in series opener with Greenville.
  • Today: Greenville at 1 p.m.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • 2014 high school football schedules. Football
  • 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 guests including:
  • Chances Waite and Josh Fancher on the Berry College Student Enterprises summer farmers markets.
  • Secretary of State Brian Kemp on the July 22 runoff, advance voting and what's next.
  • Tim Hensley of Floyd County Schools on key upcoming meetings for parents and students before the school year starts.

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