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Ware Mechanical's forecast:
- We're in a rut -- low to mid 90s with rain likely each day throughout the weekend. Weather
- Business: Kmart's countdown at five days; flag pole already has new home. Mall's new rue21 opens Aug. 11. Business
- Heard on the Tweet: 'Dirty. South. Derby' -- roller derby tournament at LakePoint this weekend. Big 'help wanted' sign goes up today. 'Shotgun' marriage for Bass Pro, Cabela's? Tweet
- Education: Bartow County, Cartersville students return today. Also: 84 Darlington students earned the designation of AP Scholar. Education
- Buzz: Job fair set for Aug. 10 in Rome. YCMA, Rome Tennis Academy brought 'Teach Me Tennis' to area students over the summer. Buzz
- Health: Dr. Kipp Slicker Joins Harbin Clinic Cardiology in Rome. Health
- Georgia Health News: Piedmont vs. United -- are things bumpy or downright bleak? Health
- Remembering Janice Virginia Rakes Chapman, Damarcus Alexander (AJ) Davis, Mr. Jerry Wayne Sexton. Obituaries
- Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
- Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch
- Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.
- State business headlines: Georgia Trend
- Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder
- High school football: Updates on scrimmages, unique team picture and season openers.
- Georgia High School Football Daily:
- Rome Braves continue eight-game home stand.
- Next: At home vs. Lexington, today. Columbia in town next through Sunday.
- Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
- Atlanta Braves: At home vs. Pirates through Thursday.
- Berry, Shorter counting down to opening weekend of college football.
Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.
- At 7:40 a.m.: Mindy Quinn, marketing manager of Blood Assurance, on what the Zeka virus reports out of South Florida mean to blood donation at a time of critically low supplies.
- At 8:10 a.m.: Barbara Earle, executive director of Faith and Deeds Community Health (formerly the Free Clinic) on Friday's Fourth Annual Tomato Sandwich Supper fundraiser at First United Methodist Church in Rome from 5-7 p.m. on Friday.