Saturday, February 4, 2017

Taylorsville man killed in Thursday's boating crash on Allatoona. Consignment interest growing as Twice is Nice moves to new space. Floyd Sheriff's sergeant terminated. Falcons Fever hits Northwest Georgia. Weekend buzz. Education update from Floyd schools, two finalist for Rome superintendent. Free flu shots. Cooler weekend. Sports updates.

This morning's first headlines and updates all day from Hometown Headlines


WBHF: Taylorsville man identified as one victim Thursday's boating crash on Lake Allatoona. Search still underway for other missing boater.Lake

Business: As consignment grows in popularity, so does need for space as local 'Twice is Nice' owners gear up for annual spring/summer sale. Business

Floyd County Sheriff Office Sergeant terminated following investigation of January incident. Sheriff

Buzz: GNTC sends donations to storm victims. Floyd Extension Coordinator honored by GA Green Industry. Cowboy Gathering coming Mar. 9-11. Career Fair in Bartow on Feb. 7. Buzz

Rome Board of Education names two finalists for school superintendent. Final decision expected after Feb. 23. Rome BOE

Week ahead for Floyd County Schools: Deadline Friday for Pre-K registration, Board meeting on Tuesday and System Spelling Bee on Wednesday. Schools

Education: Unity Christian School's Class of 2017 setting new standards of achievement. Education

Health: Floyd County Health Department offering free flu shots while supplies last. Flu

Georgia Health News: Georgia exchange signups are down from last year. Health

10th annual Rome River Jam returns May 20 with Old Dominion. Tickets on sale next week. River Jam

Education: McHenry Elementary students 'dropping pennies' to help Tennessee children impacted by wildfires. McHenry

Remembering Franklin MacArthur "Mac" Blair, Gwendolyn Beard Murdock and Mary Jo Posey. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report 

'Rise Up': From schools to businesses to hospitals, local community showing their Falcons spirit. Falcons

Darlington's Samson Mumber advances to today's state swimming finals after breaking school record.  

Latest high school and college basketball updates.  
Super Bowl links. 
Community sports notes.

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Please join our guests Monday including:

7:40 a.m.: Colt Chambers joins us to discuss his role as Charlie Brown in the upcoming performance, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

8:40 a.m.: Wanda Whitten and Harry Brock on the 2017 Heart of the Community honors.

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