Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Stormy night in extreme NW Georgia; more rain here today. Rome no. 5 in list of where to retire in Georgia. More changes for RiverWalk shops. Berry, Shorter football updates.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

High of 90 with a 60 percent chance of rain today.


  • More changes at RiverWalk in Rome: Edible Arrangement for sale. Plus latest business buzz. Updates
  • Rome rated fifth-best city in list of places to retire to in Georgia. Retire
  • Work on Berry's new welcome center taking shape; first 'sign' of new stadium. Berry
  • Harbin Clinic welcomes six physicians to Rome, Cartersville offices. Harbin
  • Heritage First Bank teams with Freddie Giles Foundation; accepting donations at all branches. Freddie Giles
  • 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
  • John McClellan's picks for week three: Model moves to 3-0; rough weekend for Rome, Calhoun, Cartersville, Unity
  • Berry Vikings announce 2014 football ticket plans for five home games at Barron Stadium. Several options and packages available. Tickets
  • Take a look at the press packet (37 pages) for Thursday night's season opener for the Shorter Hawks. Click Preview

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  • Please join our guests today including:
  • Jordan Green, Shorter's senior women's administrator, and Matt Green, the Hawks' senior associate athletics director, on Thursday night's season opener for the Hawks and other updates on the university.
  • Harry Musselwhite, who's leaving Berry College at the end of this school year after more than 30 years with the college.
  • Carol Willis from Rome-Floyd Commission on Children and Youth on the Table Top Forum dedicated to preventing bullying.

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