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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
State business headlines: Georgia Trend
Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report
RADIO: Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM
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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.