Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Gander Mountain enters region's outdoors retail surge. Politics heats up with candidate visit, regional party meeting. Storms to bring close to an inch of rain, high of 87. Lunar Bike Ride returns to airport.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

Look for up to an inch of rain over the next 24 hours with some isolated thunderstorms possible. High of 87.


  • Gander Mountain due in Chattanooga this fall as outdoors surge continues. Plus: Cabela's (plural) updates. Outdoors
  • Northwest Georgia about to see more of Cook Out. Busy agenda for Rome's Downtown Development Authority. Business
  • Perdue bus campaign to stop in Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun. Partridge site of Democrats' 'MultiCounty' meeting. Advance voting is light so far. Politics
  • Howl at the Moon, Bark at the Stars Lunar Bike Ride XX set for July 25 at Richard B. Russell Airport. Bike ride
  • Tuesday's Public Health restaurant inspections. 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 fall 6-3 to Asheville; try to avoid sweep tonight.
  • Tonight: At Asheville, 7 p.m.
  • Next home game: Thursday vs. Hickory.
  • Home game photos by Mills Fitzner. Gallery 
  • Cedartown team to play Japanese counterparts in 'Friendship Baseball Game' on Aug. 2. Details
  • 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:
  • Barry Loudermilk, who's in the July 22 Republican primary runoff with Bob Barr to decide the next congressman from the 11th District.
  • Brad Horn, Vice President of Communications and Education with the National Baseball Hall of Fame, on this year's induction of Bobby Cox and other Braves' baseball great.
  • David Perdue, a Republican hopeful for U.S. Senate, joins us at 8:40 a.m. to talk about his bus tour coming to town Friday.

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