Friday, February 26, 2016

Flood updates; sunny weekend. Empire replaces Peach on Broad. Greater Community Bank marks 20 years, $132 million in assets. Model girls play in Elite Eight tonight. Community updates. Obituaries.

Where your news day starts:

Today's weather:

  • Warmer with 58 Saturday, 64 Sunday. Flooding: Warnings for four waterways; three roads closed. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Former owners of The Peach reopening 425 Broad St. under the name Empire on March 5. Business
  • Business: Greater Community Bank celebrates 20 years today with assets of $132.6 million. Banking
  • Politics: Georgia sets advance voting record for presidential primaries. Floyd's total at 2,395. Final day of advance voting. GOP women meet Tuesday. Vote
  • Redmond's new EMS headquarters on John Davenport will centralize key operations. EMS
  • Buzz: Floyd School Board to complete hire of Dr. John Jackson Tuesday. River Jam returns to May this year. Buzz
  • Bartow Buzz: Advocates for Children adds Parents as Teachers program. 'Explore Georgia' photo deadline is Tuesday. Bartow
  • Cast of 'characters' to stage 'Murder Me, I'm Irish' on March 17, benefiting Floyd Against Drugs. Irish
  • Unity's Young American's for Freedom chapter hosts former Treasurer Bay Buchanan at high school assembly. Unity
  • Georgia Health News: Rural health tax credits approved by Georgia House. GHN
  • Remembering Larry Edward Byars, Glenda Fay Wells. Obituaries
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • High school basketball: Model to play Putnam County today at 4:45 p.m. in Milledgeville; Calhoun boys face Jenkins on tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Augusta.
  • Rome Braves' single-game tickets go on sale March 12; other events that day at State Mutual Stadium.
  • Tennis updates.
  • College and high school updates.
  • AAU Basketball tryouts on March 2-3.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Rome attorney David Guldenschuh, who's supporting John Kasich in the GOP presidential primary.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: David Lance of Greater Community Bank on the 20th anniversary of the bank's founding today and what's ahead.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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