Thursday, June 2, 2016

More storms possible today. Going up: Kauffman Tire, Floyd expansion. New head Dragon expected today; education updates.

Continuous local news updates from

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • More storms, more 90s before a slight break on Sunday. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Business: Kauffman Tire quickly rising on Martha Berry. Work continues on Floyd's campus. Business
  • Jamey Alcorn expected to serve as new Pepperell High principal pending School Board approval. Education
  • County-by-county look at schools' 'climate star ratings.' 11 top (5) ratings for Floyd County schools. Education.
  • MEGA Load 2016 to creep from Alabama to Rockmart to Euharlee starting Thursday. MEGA
  • Buzz: Sheriff names new CHAMPS instructor. NAACP's Freedom Fund Banquet set. I-75 welcome station reopens. Cartersville company honored. Buzz
  • Health: Greg Rayburn battles back from critical cardiac, brain blood clot issues just a month apart. Health
  • Georgia Health News: Piedmont, United clash as contract nears end. GHN
  • Remembering Mrs. Ruby Lee Flowers Edge, Stevie Ray Edgeworth, Jo Ann Price Duvall. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspections, brought to you by Cupcakes Around the Corner. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. VBS
  • 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 fall 9-3 in afternoon showdown with Columbia.
  • Next: Tonight-Saturday in Lexington; off Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Changes for Armuchee High baseball.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Updates on soccer tryouts tonight, Saturday.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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

  • At 7: 40 a.m.: Tim Herrington, Floyd County Emergency Management director, on what hurricane season means to Northwest Georgia. And perhaps some updates on Wednesday's rough weather.
  • At 8:10 a.m.:  Matt Pearce of the Small Business Development Center on pricing and what it means to small businesses.

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