Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Part 3 of a 'Region at Risk:' Acute care needs for mental patients slowed by competition, red tape. $11 million in new projects here. Will another 'Ride' for Reedus feature Rome? 50% rain chance.

Where the news is much more than agendas and arrests:

Ware Mechanical's forecast:

  • Rain chance remains above 50% but we've not seen that much so far. Weather

Today's first headlines:

  • A Region at Risk, part 3: Despite key needs for an emergency acute care center for mental patients, hospitals, state regulators in a showdown. Risk
  • Business: More than $11 million in construction about to begin or just under way in Greater Rome. Business
  • 'Walking Dead's' Norman Reedus features Rome on his latest 'Ride' -- on Instagram, that is. Reedus
  • Business: Gone in almost 60 seconds -- the K from the East Rome Kmart (video -- and two photos). Kmart
  • Buzz: C.HA.M.P.S. Program hosts 'old-fashioned Red Back Hymnal benefit singing' Aug. 27. Improvements coming to Ga. 113. Constellium seeks 3 industrial maintenance techs, three tooling techs. Downtown Rome meeting canceled for August. Buzz
  • Education: Updates from Saint Mary's, Rome City and Floyd County schools. Education
  • Remembering Mrs. Beatrice Davis, Mr. Eric A. Kinnemore Sr., Mr. Jerry Michael Robinson. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 62 for fast food shop in Calhoun. 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 report: McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily:
  • Acollege football season without Norman? No No! Norman Arey's guaranteed locks to lose in college football on Hometown Headlines on Sept. 2.
  • Rome Braves take playoff chase on the road.
  • Next:  In Charleston today; Hickory Thursday-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Brewers today-Thursday.
  • 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 guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Sheriff Tim Burkhalter and Chief Deputy Tom Caldwell on the strains the closing of Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital has placed on the county jail -- in addition to more liabilities.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Mindy Quinn, marketing manager for Blood Assurance, on a urgent plea for donations and a couple of signs of appreciation as the 'I Bleed' college T-shirts return.

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