Wednesday, August 13, 2014

2 dead, 3 wounded in Bartow shooting spree. Updates on area restaurants. Floyd's 'Paper Dolls' on 'parade' this October. Public Health dining scores. Weather: Clear, high of 87, low near 60. Berry football update.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

-Upper 80s today with cooler nights (low 60s) through Friday. Clear skies.


  • Updates on Bartow County shooting spree that left two dead, three others wounded. Continuing updates all day.
  • Taqueria Vallarta opens in West Rome; Taco Bell bids sought; Church's ground work continues. Restaurants
  • Floyd's 'Paper Dolls' return with a new twist -- a parade as part of the Three Rivers Run. Floyd
  • Downtown Rome listed among 'idyllic and historic main streets' from across the USA. Downtown
  • Updated grand opening events set for Cabela's ribbon cutting on Aug. 21 in Acworth. Cabela's
  • Spirit premieres at Mount Berry Square by Aug. 18. Updates from Bartow's economic development office. Business
  • Harbin's Dr. Brad Bushnell named a member of the American Orthopaedic Association; one of 36 active members in Georgia. Bushnell
  • Hope Center offers free oral, head, neck cancer screenings Sept. 19. Armuchee Blue Grass festival returns. Updates
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties. Dining
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

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  • Rome Brave' pitchers give up 14 hits, lose 8-1
  • Braves at Greenville tonight at 7; in Charleston Thursday.
  • John McClellan on high school football: New challenges in 2014 season for many programs. McClellan
  • 108 members of Berry College's football squad report to campus

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    • Michael Pitts from Public Health on Saturday's rabies vaccination clinic at the health department from 1-4 p.m.
    • Christine Kozelle from Berry College on students returning to campus for upcoming Fall semester.

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