Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Rome, Cartersville set record lows today. LakePoint's retail blitz begins. First look at Cabela's. Latest business, health updates. Public Health restaurant scores.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

We had record-low temperatures this morning in the mid to upper 50s. We'll see another day with low humidity today with highs in the mid-80s and lows tonight near 60.


  • LakePoint's campus in Emerson shows signs of pending retail surge from restaurants to hotels to Bass Pro. Emerson
  • Your first look inside the Cabela's store opening Aug. 21 in Acworth. Cabela's
  • New: Hometown Headlines adds news text alerts, updates for your cell phone starting today. Text alerts
  • Busy Wednesday: Two farmers markets, two ribbon cuttings, two tech-based meetings. Agenda
  • Kids Safety Day today. Harbin to sponsor Health Initiative for Men Aug. 16. Blood Assurance thanks Rome donors Thursday. Health
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

  • New: We're now posting photos on our Instagram page as well. Follow us at Hometown
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder
  • Rome Braves lose 4-3 to West Virginia Tuesday night in another close one
  • Today: Off. Thursday: In Greenville.
  • Huge fall ahead for Barron Stadium with college, high school, middle school football -- and Peach State. Barron

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition now on 98.7 FM and 1470 AM

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  • Please join our guests including:
  • Tom Croteau, the Deputy Commissioner of Global Commerce for the Georgia Department of Economic Development, on the recent Beaulieu project announcement in Bartow County and what's ahead for our region.
  • Ballard Betz of the Small Business Development Center on the August social media seminar being offered by the SBDC and Greater Rome Chamber.

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