Tuesday, July 5, 2016

2500 students in Floyd, Bartow counties getting help with school supplies. Celebrating Independence Day in photo across Greater Rome. Two killed in separate crashes in Polk and Gordon. Latest gas prices. Highs in 90's with chance of rain all week. Sports u

The local news you need throughout your busy day from www.hometownheadlines.com

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • 60% rain chance today with quarter inch possible. Highs in 90s with slight rain chance all week. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Give a Kid a Chance: Organizations in Floyd and Bartow counties striving to help over 2,500 children get ready for school. Chance
  • Photo gallery: Celebrating Independence Day in Rome with Harbin Clinic's Patriot Party, Splash Bash and lots of fireworks. Photos
  • One woman killed in motorcycle crash in Polk County, 18-year-old Rockmart man charged with vehicular homicide. Polk
  • Another traffic fatality in Northwest Georgia: 31-year-old Fairmount man killed in Gordon County crash. Fairmount
  • Bartow EMS: Two seriously injured in motorcycle crash on Red Top Mountain Rd. Crash
  • Buzz: Local gas prices down another 5-cents, Floyd therapist receives advanced certification, Upcoming Rotary programs. Buzz
  • Photo Gallery: Independence Day in Cave Spring: From patriotic services to parade, it's a festive small town celebration. Cave Spring
  • Celebrating Independence Day in Lindale with parade, plus special Lindale Mill employee photo. Lindale
  • Agenda: Floyd BOE meeting, Planning Commission, GOP Women meeting, Floyd Democrat meet & greet and Tour of Downtown homes. Agenda
  • Remembering Johnny Wayne "Shorty" Craig, Sr. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Returns Wednesday. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Recommended reads:

  • Floyd Schools, first responders produce chilling video that will change the way you drive, let alone your teenagers. Video
  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • 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 shut down Greenville, 6-5.
  • Atlanta Braves pitcher Eric O'Flaherty pitched in Rome Monday for rehab assignment. Details
  • Next: At home vs. Greenville, today-Wednesday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Phillies, today-Wednesday.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

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