Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sale pending for new Cevian office (former Lee Furniture store). New Taco Bell design a first for Georgia. First-time jobless claims down -- except in Gordon. Leadership Georgia in town. Busy weekend ahead. Cooler temperatures arriving; pristine weekend a

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

After a morning low near 60, a high of 86 with slightly cooler temperatures, clear skies through Sunday.


  • Sale pending on former Lee Furniture location, with ground-floor leases available and Cevian Design Lab going upstairs. Downtown
  • New Taco Bell in Summerville a Georgia first. Leadership Georgia members in town. Chamber's Business After Hours tonight at Tiger Flight Hangar. Business
  • August's first-time jobless claims drop in most counties vs. 2013 reports; Gordon sees a spike. 200 more jobs in Floyd -- or 100 less. Jobs
  • Weekend variety pack: Book sale, final Berry farmer's market, beer, Rose Lawn and Jesus in the Park. Events
  • Nominations sought for the 2015 Heart of the Community Awards of Honor. Awards
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia.  Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • John McClellan's high school picks: Narrow Rome win; Darlington 8-point underdog; first win for Cedartown; Calhoun cruises; Cass crashes.
  • Shorter University's sports updates. / Football season Next: Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Dallas vs. West Texas A&M, 2 p.m. kickoff. Next home game: Oct. 2 vs. Mississippi College, 7:30 p.m. kickoff.
  • Berry College's sports updates / Football season Next: Team off this Saturday.  First home game Sept. 27 vs. Rhodes, 1 p.m., Barron Stadium.
  • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-nos, 15 locks to lose in college football this weekend.

  • 7-9 a.m. weekdays, Click to listen live online
  • Please join our guests including:
  • Capt. Douglas McClure of the Salvation Army on the 2014 Angel Tree.
  • Dr. Brian Carroll of Berry College's communication department and honors program on the media and the NFL and NBA scandals.
  • Randy Smith on the Tea Party's Concert of Prayer on Oct. 7 outside City Hall.

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