Tuesday, April 18, 2017

In Rockmart: Jefferson's now open, Chick-fil-A in the community months before restaurant opens. Sixth coach out at Rome High. Five area students named Georgia Scholars. Tim Tebow packs Rome Braves' game.

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

Dining: Jefferson's now open in Rockmart. Chick-fil-A, also on the way, already has set the cows loose around town. Dining

Tebow packs 'em in at State Mutual Stadium: Mills Fitzner captures the big guy and the big night in a 14-photo gallery. Tebow photos

Sixth coach leaving Rome High: Bell done after 16 seasons as a football assistant, will continue to teach there. RHS

Sam Bryant, Carson Earnest, Mary Jo McCormick, Brian Richey, Abigail Young named 2017 Georgia Scholars. Education 

Donor pledges $50,000 matching grant to challenge donors, patrons of Unity Christian School's Southern Affair fundraiser April 29. Unity

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Near 80 again today with more rain, storms possible. Weather

Buzz: Georgia Northwestern plant sale under way today. Governor, wife to attending Scout ceremony tonight.  Lake Winnie hiring for the season. Today's meetings. Buzz

Health department offers free hereditary breast-and-ovarian cancer screening. County-by-county contact information. Health

Georgia Health News: Georgia Supreme Court hears arguments in Northside records case. Health

Services set for Nathan Alan Braddy, a Fairmount Elementary second-grader, who died in ATV accident Sunday. Accident

Remembering Mr. Michael Edward Chapman, Mrs. Elizabeth Ingram McDonald, Mr. Shellie Ray Robinson, Mr. Edgar Lee Watson. 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

Tim Tebow brings a crowd to State Mutual Stadium for Braves vs. Fireflies. (3-2 Braves win)
Rematch tonight at 7, Wednesday at 10:05 a.m.
Rome High captures first regional track title Monday.
Wolf National 5K is Saturday.
Honors for Berry softball, baseball players.

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Our sixth anniversary edition!

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m. Floyd County School Board Chairman Chip Hood, Vice Chairman Tony Daniel and Dr. John Jackson, superintendent, with updates on the school system.

8:10 a.m. Donna Chadwick, Coordinator of Rome Area Prayer Breakfast, set for Thursday, May 4, at The Forum, featuring Voddie Baucham.

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