Saturday, March 19, 2016

Look Twice: Three motorcycle crashes in last 3 days. Rain and thunderstorms today. GBI seeks help to ID body found in Haralson. Saturday's Buzz. Weekend Guide. Latest sports updates.

Where your news day starts: and

Today's weather:

  • Look for 60% chance of rain today with possible thunderstorms, high near 65. Rainfall amounts up to quarter inch possible. Forecast 

Today's headlines:

  • Three motorcycle-involved crashes in last three days: Rome Police encouraging motorists to "share the road and look twice". Motorcycles
  • GBI: Officials need help identifying body of man found in Haralson County. GBI
  • Buzz: Downtown Rome walking tours begin in April. Run for the Rescues: A Belmont Stakes party coming to State Mutual Stadium. Rotary speakers for April. Buzz
  • Smile Report: More than 200 high school students attend Transition Fair at GNTC. Smile Report
  • Author Rick Bragg's lecture at Berry moved to Cage Athletic Center, No tickets required for free event. Berry
  • Georgia Health News: Marcus Foundation gives $75 million to Piedmont Healthcare. Health
  • Former County Manager Blaine Williams is sole finalist for Athens-Clarke County post. Williams
  • Floyd County Schools' Craig Ellison selected for state technology committee. Ellison
  • Local churches preparing for Easter: Holy week events, Rome Passion Play, Journey to the Cross and service schedules. Holy Week
  • Remembering Jacki Elaine Keith, Billy Ray McGuire and Danny Redden. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Weekend guide

  • Busy weekend with Leprechaun-a-thon, Ginger Parade, Passion Play, Phantom of the Opera, Gem Show. Click Weekend


  • Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Seven homes across Rome. Hardy

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome High Baseball Coach Michael Dougherty earned his 100th career victory on Friday after Rome defeated Cass, 3-1.
  • Today's Leprechaun-a-thon starts busy spring.
  • High school updates: Lots of baseball this week.
  • Rome Braves' single-game tickets on sale; opening day is April 7.

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-Takes a break the week of March 21-25; resumes Monday, March 28.

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