Saturday, April 8, 2017

Aaron's Inc. moving to East Rome. Construction soon on The Lofts on Broad St. iBrow Threading Salon joins Riverbend shops. Busy weekend with nine key events. High fire danger alert today. Rome Braves sweep season opening doubleheader.

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

Business: Aaron's moving from West Rome to near Goodwill. Fencing at The Lofts' site means construction 'getting close.' iPads, iPhones and now iBrow in Rome. Business

Packed Weekend Alert: Now through Sunday, nine key events will keep you moving. Passion Play, 'Crazy For You,' herb and plant sale, Berry students' spring market, baseball tournament benefiting breast cancer search and more. Weekend

Georgia Highlands sees spring enrollment jump 3.9% over last year. GHC

Buzz: Night of Dreams returns next Friday. Early look at Finster Fest 2017. Rome, Floyd commissions to meet. Buzz

Week ahead for Floyd Schools: "Crazy for You" performances, Tech Crush 2017 at Pepperell Primary celebrating technology achievements, Bunny Hop Dance and more. Agenda

Education: Kiwanis Club of Rome's Art Showcase awards, Darlington inducts 27 students, 2 faculty into Cum Laude Society and 24 students into National Junior Honor Society. Education

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: High fire danger today, temps to rise near 68. Warmer for Sunday and Monday. Weather

Remembering Sarah Sally Jane Hall and Janie Mae Johnson. 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

Rome Braves win season opening doubleheader over West Virginia.
All in the family -- or the Dulaney family is all in. There's a great feature posted today on the Gulf South Conference website about the Dulaney sisters and women's lacrosse at Shorter University.
Darlington Baseball Breast Cancer Battle Tournament is today.
High school baseball updates.
Talking sports: Watch a YouTube replay of Chad Warner being introduced to the Flagler College Saints' community during a 1:30 press conference Friday.

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

Please join our guests Monday including:

7:40 a.m. Tina Bartleson and Dr. Robersteen Howard on safe sleep for infants and keeping infants, toddlers safe. Part two of our April series on Child Abuse Prevention Month.
8:10 a.m. Dr. Richard Dixon on the Night Of Dreams sponsored by the Rome Band Boosters and set for Friday, April 14
8:40 a.m. Kristi Kent, director of communications for the city of Rome, on what all that new video is about.

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