Thursday, July 7, 2016

Floyd Board of Education to set millage rate. Planning Commission to consider new roller rink and RV park. Summerville woman killed in Chattooga crash. Look at GA Democratic delegates. Today's Buzz. Weekend guide. More rain possible through weekend. Sports

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Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • 30% rain chance with high of 92. More rain possible this weekend. Forecast

Today's headlines:

  • Floyd Board of Education to approve millage rate today. Planning Commission to consider special use permits for new roller rink and RV park. Meetings
  • 43-year-old Summerville woman dies in crash on US 27 in Chattooga County. Crash
  • Politics: AJC takes a look at Georgia's delegates to Democratic National Convention, including three from Rome. Politics
  • Buzz: CRBI and Rome/Floyd ECO center hosting summer camps, Electronics recycling on July 16 and Cartersville Chamber luncheon featuring Bobby Lee Cook. Buzz
  • Weekend: Free acoustic concert in Cartersville, Farmers' Markets in Rome and Cartersville, Tour of downtown homes and Democrat meet & greet. Calendar
  • Georgia Health News: Children's Healthcare deal may be sign of things to come. Health
  • Remembering Shelby Jean Battles Christie, William Edward "Eddie" Preston, Jr. and George Washington. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 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, 4-0.
  • Next: At home vs. Hickory, today-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Cubs today.
  • Links to high school football schedules this fall.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

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