Thursday, April 14, 2016

Johnny's Pizza building for sale; no changes for the restaurant. Confluence returns. Strawberry patch opens today. Latest jobs update. Rain returns later today.

Where your news day starts:

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Low 70s by Sunday; about a third of an inch of rain starting today. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Johnny's Pizza building for sale in Rome -- but owner Bob Blumberg insists the restaurant is staying put. Business
  • Business: Armuchee strawberry farm opens for the 2016 season. Preston joins Citizens First Bank. Business
  • Get those hashtags ready: Chamber's Confluence 2016 opens at the DeSoto (#confluencerome). Chamber
  • Latest updates on local jobs from the Georgia Department of Labor. Jobs
  • Leah Couch, College and Career Academy teacher, selected as an AP Reader by the College Board. Honors
  • Buzz: Rome Symphony Orchestra's Young Artists Concert is April 23. Plus: 7 events this Saturday, from music to paddlin' for a good cause. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Kyle Jacobson is Unity Christian School's first Governor's Honors Program representative. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: State document suggests impact of insurer deals. GHN
  • Remembering Mr. Neal Lamar Miller, 89, of the Everett Springs community. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Politics: A look at the local ballots for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk counties. 2016
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves drop three-game series to Fireflies; headed to Asheville tonight.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' photo gallery.
  • Georgia Highlands Chargers to play at State Mutual.
  • Busy week of high school baseball.
  • Latest local college updates.
  • Upcoming community sports events.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. including:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Republican David Tucker who is running for the post three seat on the Floyd County Board of Education.
  • 8:40 a.m.: Berry College Student Enterprises' Greg Howard on Friday's sale of ag and beef products (open to all).

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