Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Rome School Board meets tonight amid personnel exodus, including a central office administrator. GBI investigators officer-involved shooting in Trion. Near-record heat on Monday. Big crowd for Community Holy Week Service.

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

Rome Board of Education meets tonight at 5:45 as changes, exits continue -- including one at the central office that is drawing attention. Rome schools

GBI investigating the officer-involved shooting of suspect who was facing arrest in Trion on Monday. GBI

300 attend first day of Community Holy Week Service and lunch on Monday. Observance continues Tuesday, Wednesday at Saint Mary's. Photo gallery. Day One

Holy Week:  Service schedule for Holy/Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, the Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday. Holy Week

Preventing child abuse: The dangers parents create when allowing infants to sleep in their beds. Part 2 of 4 parts. Column

Buzz: Roper's Beasley joins GNTC board. 'Night of Dreams' is Friday. Veterans Day returns to Highlands. NAACP's annual Freedom Fund Banquet is June 17. Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: We flirted with a record high on Monday and it will be warm all week. Weather

Remembering Paul L. Erwin, Mr. Henry Hutchins, Mrs. Virginia Lee Smith Taylor. 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 streak snapped by Kannapolis; rematch tonight.
High school baseball scores, schedule.
More honors for Berry softball pitcher.
Duck Dash returns in Cartersville.

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7:40 a.m. Brian Kemp, Georgia's secretary of state, who's announced plans to run for governor.

8:10 a.m. Tom Caldwell, chief deputy of the Floyd County Sheriff's Office on specialized training to combat sex trafficking.

8:40 a.m. Courtnay E. Williams, Grants Program Manager, on Fair Housing Month and how it crosses all races, genders and ages.

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