Tuesday, August 23, 2016

$45 million warehouse project proposed for Bartow County. Area law enforcement, Rome Braves, others team up to help flood victims; more ways to help. Roman Rumble returns for 30th year.

Today's first headlines and continuing news updates all day at www.hometownheadlines.com

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • Low to mid 90s back for another week after 'fall break.' Weather

Today's first headlines:

  • Cass-White Logistics Park -- worth $45 million and providing warehouse space equal to seven Walmart Supercenters -- proposed for Bartow County. Bartow boom
  • 'BLUE: Benefiting Louisiana with Uniformed Encouragement,' unites area law enforcement, Rome Braves, community to help flood victims. Blue
  • More ways to help Louisiana flood victims, from Pleasant Valley South's Kid 2 Kid program collecting school supplies to additional relief efforts. Relief
  • Getting ready to rumble: 30th Roman Rumble set for Sept. 17; registration is under way. Rumble
  • Buzz: Endocrinologist Maryann Mugo, M.D., joins Floyd's practice in Taylorsville. Rockmart job fair seeks 22 for warehouse posts. Buzz
  • Georgia Health News: Huge numbers of state children can't get dental care, researcher says. Health
  • Remembering Mr. Charles Edward 'Ole School' Cothran, Mrs. Myrtle Odessa Oswalt, Mrs. Dorothy W. Pollard, Mrs. Linda Kay Swann Sloan. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • John McClellan's high school football: Close win for Rome this Friday; tough starts for Model, Pepperell. Adairsville over Cass; Cedartown to edge Rockmart. Week 2
  • Latest soccer updates.
  • Rome Braves continue playoff hunt.
  • Playoff tickets for Rome Braves now on sale; $5 for any seat if purchased in advance. Playoffs
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Arizona today-Thursday night.
  • Berry, Shorter counting down to opening weekend of college football.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.

  • Please join our gusts  including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Chris Giddens of Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church on the Kid2Kid mission to collect school supplies for flood-stricken Louisiana.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Sheriff Tim Burkhalter, Rome Police Chief Denise Downer-McKinney and Floyd County Police Chief Bill Shiflett on a joint effort to help flood victims in Louisiana.
  • At 8:40 a.m.:  Ann Hortman of Rome Sports Commission on our area's ties to the Rio Paralympic Games.

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