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Ware Mechanical's forecast:
- Blistering heat contributing to drought concerns; Rome rainfill 8.26 inches below normal, Cartersville, 4.51 inches. Weather
- Code Orange alert for Bartow, metro Atlanta on Friday. Smog
Today's first headlines:
- As area 'First Responders' are honored today, the American flag will be at half-staff -- a too familiar position over the past 12 months. Half staff
- David Guldenschuh's final report from the GOP convention; Wendy Davis sets up Democratic convention. Politics
- Buzz: Closer look at grand opening events for Tennis Center on July 29. Busy August for Rome Rotary. Upgrade for motorists from DOT, Waze. Traffic
- Weekend: Lots of water time this weekend and free concerts, too. Weekend
- Georgia Health News: Piedmont-United split shows no quick fix. Health
- Remembering Mr. Walter R. Farmer Jr., Mrs. Belinda DeAnne Peek Whaley, Mrs. Mildred McDougal Womack. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch
- Hardy Realty's open house gallery for Sunday: Seven homes in Greater Rome from $101,500 to $450,000.
- Posting today at 3 p.m.
- Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.
- State business headlines: Georgia Trend
- Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder
- Rome Braves get another big win over Legends, 9-1.
- Next: Lexington in town today; West Virginia Saturday-Tuesday.
- Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
- Atlanta Braves: At Rockies today-Sunday.
- Links to high school football schedules this fall.
- Latest high school and college updates.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM. Coming up Monday:
- At 7:40 a.m.: Rome attorney David Guldenschuh of Rome who attended the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week, on Thursday night's speech and overall assessment.
- At 8:10 a.m.: Wendy Davis of Rome, who will be a superdelegate at next week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, on what we can expect.
- At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable