Thursday, July 17, 2014

Record lows in NW Georgia this morning; it won't last. Mixed report on local jobs. $40 million plant under way near Adairsville. Latest community updates

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

Sad to say no repeat of Wednesday's spectacular weather where our high of 83 degrees was cushioned by humidity that never rose above 50% and a cool, steady breeze of 8 to 10 mph. Today, the humidity already is at 90% and our high will be 86. A bit cooler again tonight at 62 with storms on the way Friday and Saturday.


  • Record low today in Rome with 58 degrees; Cartersville ties record at 56.  Record
  • Report: LG Hausys' 97,000-square-foot 'autoskin' plant under way near Adairsville; valued at $40 million. Business
  • June employment report: 100 fewer jobs than in May; mixed report on first-time jobless claims with big spike in Polk. Jobs
  • Today's Buzz: Film Festival reels 'em in. A water park boom? Hometown innovation. And honors for a dancing doctor. Details
  • Dickey to sign book on Gone With the Wind's impact at Dogwood Books Saturday; more on author signings at B & N. Books
  • 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
  • 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 cruise in 5-2 win over Greenville.
  • Tonight: Home vs. Greenville 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.

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:
  • Author Amber Lanier Nagle of Adairsville has assembled a series of 55 short stories on why we keep our keepsakes. She'll discuss that book, Project Keepsake, at 7:40 this morning.
  • Brent Bell, Darlington's new head of school, on coming to Rome and what's ahead at Darlington (8:10 and 8:40 a.m. segments today)

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