Thursday, August 28, 2014

New Paddle Board shop part of Cotton Block rebound. Holiday weather weekend starts with smog alert, low 90s; rain by Saturday. Labor Day weekend guide. Cagle to visit Berry Student Enterprises today. Public Health restaurant scores

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Low 90s through Sunday; weekend rain chance: 60% Saturday, 50% Sunday.
  • Smog alert today for Bartow, metro Atlanta. Hot Friday night for high school football


  • River Dog Paddle Co. latest new business announced for rebounding Cotton Block. River Dog
  • Smog concerns today; mid 90s Friday, rain possible through Monday. Code Orange
  • Weekend: Cherokee homecoming, baseball, Tom Sawyer and Labor Day barbecue. Events
  • 'A Holly Jolly Christmas' is the theme of Dec. 2 parade in downtown Rome. Parade
  • Cagle to visit Berry Student Enterprises today. Plus: Exchange Club guest, Moon Gallery update, Cartersville concert. Briefs
  • Cheryl Willoughby, Ms. Senior Coosa Valley Fair 2013, is runner-up in Ms. Senior Georgia pageant. Smile Report
  • 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:

  • 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 rebound, beat Kannapolis 5-2.
  • John McClellan's high school picks: Wins for Model, Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun this Friday
  • Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos return for a new season of college football losers.

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  • 7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online
  • Please join our guests today including:
  • Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, who will be at Berry College today to discuss the importance of Georgia entrepreneurs and small business owners, and to visit the student enterprise teams.
  • Capt. Douglas McClure on what's new with Rome's Salvation Army.

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