Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Elections: Buck-Woods school race too close to call. Perdue, Loudermilk, Wilson big winners. A look at Nov. 4 ballot. Business: Boom in hair shops; auction set; Mohawk goes to the dog (Mo). Upper 80s, 40% rain chance

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Ware Mechanical forecast:  

40% chance of more rain with a high of 87. Rain chance grows toward the end of the week.


  • Elections: Buck-Woods race still undecided. Tuesday's big winners: David Perdue, Barry Loudermilk, Valarie Wilson. Politics
  • No splitting hairs here: Greater Rome's brush with the hair shop boom. Trend
  • 30-plus properties in Floyd, Gordon up for auction Thursday. Mohawk turns to 'Mo.' Wine flows at Schroeder's Thursday. Business
  • Updated look at the latest Kids Count data for our area: Concerns about poverty, child abuse and neglect. Kids
  • Super teacher Ron Clark to launch Floyd Schools' Destination Graduation push on July 29 at The Forum. Floyd schools
  • Chair of the Board of Regents to address Floyd GOP. Red Cross gets new board members. Farmers markets today. Updates
  • Latest Public Health restaurant reports for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • 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 were off Tuesday.
  • Tonight: Home vs. Delmarva at 7 p.m.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • Parks & Rec Fall Youth Sports registration begins
  • 2014 high school football schedules. Football
  • Links to latest updates from Berry, Shorter (updated football information), Georgia Northwestern and Georgia Highlands.

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  • The winner of the GOP Senate runoff election.
  • Layla Shipman, chair of the Floyd County Republican Party, on Tuesday's vote and what's next.
  • City Commissioner Wendy Davis on what's next for the Democratic Party following Tuesday's runoff vote.

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