Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Another cold one on the way; latest updates. March 15, 2008: Deadly tornado strikes Floyd, Bartow, Polk. Life Church starts work on new home. Education updates.

This morning's headlines -- first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Ware Mechanical Weather Update: Bitter-cold wind chill this morning; freeze warnings dominate today. Watch out for possible black ice. Weather

Tornado with 150-mph winds ravaged Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties nine years ago today, killing two, injuring three. Story below. On Hometown Radio on WRGA today: Lessons learned. Ides of March

Life Church begins work on new home on John Davenport as current site sold at Martha Berry at the Armuchee Connector. Move

Armuchee Elementary breaks through to win the 2017 Academic Quiz Bowl after second-place finish last year. Armuchee

Education: Darlington, Rome students earn honors at technology fair. at technology fair. Education

Buzz: Floyd School Board has called meeting Friday morning. Big weekend for 4H members. Recycle old TVs, computers, DVRs this Saturday (appointment only). Buzz

Georgia Health News: Deal says Georgia must be treated fairly under Republican healthcare plan; Hufstetler has his concerns (he's on Hometown Radio at 7:40 this morning). Health 

No additional obituaries this morning.

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. U for Cedartown restaurant. 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 

GHC Chargers open national tournament tonight; watch online.
High school baseball updates.
Rome Braves High School Invitational is Saturday.
GHC Lady Chargers host tipoff club stars Thursday.

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

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m.  State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler, R-Rome, on what the GOP health plan could mean to Georgia.

8:10 a.m. County Commissioner Scotty Hancock joins us to remember the March 15, 2008, tornado that ravaged parts of Floyd, Polk and Bartow counties. Two died, three were hurt and the storm's winds were clocked at 150 mph.

8:40 a.m. Josh Perry and Greg Cater from Life Church about the congregation's plans to relocate to the former D.J.'s Tavern on Turner McCall later this year.

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