Monday, April 24, 2017

What ACC tennis tournaments mean to Rome: $500,000-plus economic impact, free national exposure. Friends to share football stories with Coach Phil Jones on June 10. Cool, drier day ahead. Numbers to know to help stop child abuse.

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

ACC Tennis Championships, which begin with practice sessions on Tuesday, to pump $500,000 to $800,00 into local economy -- and put Rome in national spotlight again thanks to ESPN 3, ACC Network coverage. What you need to know. Tournament's impact 

Friends, fans gathering to talk football, 'kick back and enjoy that lemonade' with Coach Phil Jones on June 10. Phil Jones

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dry, mild Monday after weekend deluge of more than two inches of rain; 80s back starting Tuesday. Weather

Preventing child abuse: Where to find help, other resources in Northwest Georgia. Column

Remembering Rosine King Ayers. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores resume Tuesday. 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

High school baseball post-season updates, brackets.
Set to play opening double-headers on Friday are Pepperell, Rockmart, Chattooga, Calhoun, Cartersville and Cedartown.
Rome Braves rained out Sunday, open tonight in Hickory.
Community: Wolf Nation results; Tri for the Kids Sunday.

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Please join our guests  including:

7:40 a.m. Kaitlyn Bailey from Floyd County Schools as we conclude our Monday series on Child Abuse Prevention Month.

8:40 a.m. Chief Deputy Tom Caldwell of the Floyd County Sheriff's Office on the success of the agency's new suicide prevention training. (Nelle Reagan will host the 8:40 segment this morning).

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