Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Latest updates on our overnight weather. Business: Makeover coming for Central Plaza. The Stitchery sews up new spot. Advance voting updates. Obituaries. Sports updates

Where your news day starts:

Today's weather:

  • With storms due early today, we'll have separate live updates.
  • Flash flood watch in effect until 6 this evening.
  • Wind advisory continues until 1 a.m. Thursday.
  • Continuing weather coverage all day from Hometown Headlines.

Today's headlines:

  • Business: New look due at Central Plaza; new tenant, too, as The Stitchery plans to move. Open at Alto: Middle Eastern Cafe & Sweets.  Business
  • Harbin Clinic Renal Dietitians to shop with kidney patients at five stores next month to help select 'better food choices.' Health
  • Buzz: 40 jobs available at Friday career fair. Another 140 advance voters; three days left. 'Eagle Lake' named at Berry. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Legislation to empower Georgians with disabilities gains steam. GHN
  • Remembering Ms. Mary Frances Boddie, Hugh Doyce "Dorsey" Hulsey. 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

  • Update from the Atlanta Braves' spring training: Freddie Freeman is in camp.
  • High school basketball: Model to play Putnam County on Friday at 4:45 p.m. in Milledgeville; Calhoun boys face Jenkins on Friday at 6:30 p.m. in Augusta.
  • The Rome Braves announce Fourth Annual No Excuses 5K, Health Walk, & Hot Dog Fun Run will take place on Saturday, April 16.
  • 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.: Floyd County Emergency Management Director Tim Herrington on the impact of our overnight storms.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Bill and Cecil Burk on Donald Trump's bid to win the Republican nomination (first of several interviews with local candidate representatives)

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