Friday, April 7, 2017

What's suddenly viral in downtown Rome? Video. Rockmart Jefferson's almost ready. Auto parts rivalry heats up in Cartersville. Berry takes spring sale to Town Green. Sunny and cool today. Rome Braves' opener rained out.

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

Business: The sudden surge in downtown video. Auto parts stores to compete -- almost next door. Rockmart's Jefferson's almost ready. Business

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny skies all weekend with highs of 60 today, 68 Saturday, 77 Sunday. Plus: State's storm report from Wednesday. Weather 

Buzz: Berry College Student Enterprises brings spring sale to Town Green on Saturday. 'Crazy For You' hits the Model stage tonight. Darlington, Armuchee doubleheader to benefit breast cancer Saturday. Plus more.

Health: Floyd earns Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award; honors for volunteers services director, gift shop. Health

Education: Darlington earns reaccreditation from the Southern Association of Independent Schools. Plus: Scholarship updates. Education

Holy Week, Easter services in Northwest Georgia; Passion Play begins tonight; updated look at the Community Holy Week schedule. Easter

Remembering Mrs. Alicia Yvonne Bodrick, Mrs. Lavonda Marie Warren. 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 open the 2017 season with a road trip to West Virginia. Rained out Thursday, they'll play two tonight at 5.
Darlington, Armuchee doubleheader on Saturday to benefit breast cancer agencies.
High school baseball updates.

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