Monday, September 8, 2014

Dr. Donald Green, the new president of Georgia Highlands, targets growth. Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy dies. Gas prices rising again. Halloween rush begins in Northwest Georgia. High of 89 today; cooler and drier by the weekend

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Upper 80s through Thursday and then a turn to the mild side.


  • Dr. Donald Green, the new president of Georgia Highlands College, targets growth, outreach. Highlands
  • Chick-fil-A founder, chairman emeritus S. Truett Cathy dies at age 93
  • Gas prices climbing again; lowest we found was at Wilco-Hess near Calhoun: $3.13. Pumped
  • Some cool ghouls on the way as Halloween stores, activities return.
  • Floyd County Jail reports: 4 a.m., 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Crimewatch

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  • 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
  • Big overtime win for the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily: Calhoun remains no. 2 in AAA poll.
  • Berry, Shorter both on the road this Saturday.
  • Coming Tuesday: John McClellan's high school picks.
  • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos, 15 locks to lose in college football this weekend.
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  • Please join our guests today including:
  • Ellen Archer from the Cartersville-Bartow County Convention and Visitors Bureau on the Sept. 20 historic gravesite dedication in Kingston for Melvinia Shields, the great-great-great-grandmother of First Lady Michelle Obama.
  • Dr. Renee' E. Carleton, Associate Professor of Biology at Berry College, on the latest with the eagles nests at the college.

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