Thursday, July 24, 2014

Fosters Mill Store, local landmark, for sale. June's jobless rate up across Northwest Georgia. Latest business, community updates. 60% chance of rain, high of 86. Regional Public Health restaurant scores.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:  

60% rain chance with up to a half-inch possible, high of 86. Drier, warmer weekend ahead


  • Fosters Mill Store, a local landmark, is up for sale. Business
  • Chamber Young Professionals to meet. Aldi confirms Aug. 28 opening. Business
  • June's jobless rises across Northwest Georgia vs. May but down compared to June 2013; 8,333 looking for work. Employment
  • Jobs watch: Who's hiring, who's closing. Details
  • Latest updates from Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Rome Tea Party. Briefs
  • 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:

  • Rome Braves win big in series opener with Delmarva, 8-0.
  • Tonight: Home vs. Delmarva at 7 p.m.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • This morning: Rome Braves General Manager Mike Dunn and field Manager Jonathan Schuerholz join us on Hometown Radio at 7:40 this morning. Listen at WRGA 98.7 FM, 1470 AM or streaming at
  • New home for Rome High football this fall on The Jock (99.5 FM/1360 AM)
  • 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:
  • Rome Braves General Manager Mike Dunn and field Manager Jonathan Schuerholz talk about the 2014 season and the final weeks ahead.
  • Lynn Dempsey of Dempsey Auction discusses Saturday's Floyd County GOP breakfast meeting with special guest Philip Wilheit, the chair of the Board of Regents and a confidant of Gov. Nathan Deal.
  • Carol Willis of the Commission on Children and Youth analyzes the latest Kids County data, which shows some gains -- and more concerns -- about area youth.

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