Saturday, March 11, 2017

Snow/Wintry mix possible overnight, little accumulation expected. Rome Police to enforce curbstoning law. Updates from Floyd County Schools. GBI arrests two in drug sting. Newspaper charging to view online news. GHC Chargers advance to region championship.

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


Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Possible snow/wintry mix tonight into Sunday. Little or no accumulation expected. Another snow chance on Tuesday? Weather

Rome Police to enforce Curbstoning Law which places restrictions on selling vehicles on private property. Curbstoning

Floyd Schools: Johnson's Got Talent tonight.  5th-grade Kaleidoscope students at Quiz Bowl Competition at Berry on Tuesday. Glenwood teacher writes a 'haunting' book.  Education

GBI: Two arrested as agents seize 14 pounds of marijuana, nearly $128,000 in cash, two firearms. GBI

Business: Rome News adopts pay wall for online viewing, coincides with revamped web design. Our take on that

Buzz: Job recruitment on Thursday for Forum River Center. Memorial Day festivities run May 25-29. Teacher scholarships available for Paddle Georgia. Buzz

Berry students Josh Cutter and Chris Whitmire, who use 3D printers to create prosthetic hands, win first place, $2,000 at the Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference Venture Pitch Competition. Students

You're on the clock(s) this weekend as Daylight Saving Time begins. Time warp

Remembering Ralph Victor Branton, William Thomas (Tom) Gibb, Jonny Griffin, Joy Stewart Leifheit and Howard Randolph Pitman, Sr. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

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

Hardy Realty open house gallery for Sunday: Four homes in Rome, Cartersville, from $109,000 to $229,900. Open Houses

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 advance to today's NJCAA Region XVII Championship at 4 p.m.

High school baseball updates.

The first Rome area Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is today at St. Mary's Catholic School, 10-5 p.m.
Rome Braves announce 2017 game promotions; home season starts April 13.

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

Please join our guests Monday including:

7:40 a.m. The latest on Rome Middle School's performance of "Broadway on Broad Street set for March 17-19 at the DeSoto Theatre.

8:10 a.m. Janet Eberhart, District Immunization Coordinator for Public Health, on now being the time to get those teen vaccinations done.

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