Saturday, September 6, 2014

Patchy fog advisory until 10 a.m., Rain chance all weekend. Site work begins on new Hampton Inn. Hobby Lobby grand opening updates. Film Festival headlines weekend lineup. HS Scoreboard, Berry opens season today.

For more on these stories and for tomorrow's Rome news today, please see

Ware Mechanical forecast: Advisory for patchy fog until 10 a.m. A 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. High of 90.


  • Work begins on clearing the former Hyundai lot to make way for Hampton Inn & Suites. Hampton
  • Latest updates on Hobby Lobby's opening in Rome. Grand opening
  • Ware Mechanical weather: It was a somewhat cooler, much drier summer for Northwest Georgia. Summer
  • Georgia Northwestern to anchor International Literacy Day celebration. Literacy
  • Buzz: Rome, Floyd commissions to meet. Firefighter H.O.P.E. sponsors 5K. Job fair Thursday in Cartersville. Updates
  • Film festival has busy day ahead. Also downtown: Book signing, Democrats meet. Weekend
  • Keith Mickler column: Armyworms are on the march again. Keith Mickler column
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores from 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
  • Berry travels to Maryville, Tenn., on Saturday to open second season of football. Game preview
  • Chick-fil-A Dwarf House High School scores. Rome High plays tonight.
  • Norman's No-Nos: Georgia Tech, Michigan, Notre Dame post big victories. Norman Arey
  • John McClellan's picks for week three: How did John do?

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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.
  • Ruta Sepetys , author of Between the Shades of Gray, this year's One Book/Many Voices project, on her pending Rome visit and the book itself.
  • 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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