Saturday, August 27, 2016

Kroger Marketplace to open Oct. 5. Dining: Jerusalem Grill expanding, Freddy's opening pushed to September. Faith & Deeds Community Health Clinic looking for new director. Busy weekend ahead. Rome Braves get another win. HS Football scores.

Today's first headlines and continuing news updates all day at

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • High near 92 and slight chance of rain today, same for Sunday. Forecast

Today's first headlines:

  • Business: Kroger Marketplace to open October 5 in Cartersville. Ribbon cutting for new Kauffman Tire in Rome. Business
  • Dining: Jerusalem Grill expanding to add new fresh Pita bread and more; Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers now opening early September. Dining
  • Health: Search underway for new Executive Director of Faith and Deeds Community Health Clinic as Barbara Earle plans to step down after 9 years of service. Health
  • Buzz: Law enforcement's BLUE drive ends today, Free outdoor movies coming downtown for RIFF, GDOT opens small business center. Buzz
  • Business: GDOL helping recruit 100 lift truck operators for Shaw Industries plant in Adairsville. Jobs
  • Weekend: River Revelry, final shows of 'Forever Plaid', Braves showdown with Augusta, hymn singing and Concert for Amy. Calendar
  • Remembering Harriet Whisnant Rogers. 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

  • Friday night scoreboard: Wins for Model, Coosa, Armuchee, Cass, Cedartown and Trion. Rome falls to Harrison. Lightning cancels Pepperell game.
  • John McClellan's high school football: How did John pick 'em Friday night? Week 2
  • Rome Braves win 7-1 over Augusta in rain-shortened game. Now 2.5 game ahead in playoff chase.
  • 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 Giants tonight-Sunday.
  • Berry, Shorter counting down to opening weekend of college football.

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