Thursday, August 7, 2014

Jimmy John's due in early September; hiring 25-30. Ichiban opens. Update on Kroger Marketplace center. Heat index of 97 today; 20% rain chance. Coosa man jailed as standoff ends. Public Health restaurant scores.

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

Another dog day today with a high of 94, a heat index of 97 and the start of several days of rain. 20% rain chance today; 60% both Friday and Saturday. Plus: smog alert again for Bartow County, metro Atlanta.


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  • Rome Braves win fourth straight, get first sweep of the 2014 season. Final score: 4-2.
  • Additional updates on the Braves: Big reunion this weekend.
  • John McClellan's high school football: 7 local schools start 2014 season with new head coaches; scrimmages next. McClellan
  • Shorter sets Meet the Coaches lunch for Aug. 28 (date change).

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