Friday, May 26, 2017

Business: Cevian Design celebrates new location; Woodstock Furniture's sign is up; late June opening. Remembering downtown 'ambassador' Barbara Ware. County high school graduations begin tonight. 24 students earn 'Cord of Courage' from Blood Assurance. Memorial Day events, weather forecast.

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

Business: Cevian Design Lab celebrates new home about Frios. Lofts groundbreaking today at 4:30 p.m. Jobs: 20 quality inspectors needed. Business

Graduations: Coosa High is tonight at 7; CHS student earns Rotary Scholarship. Saturday's schedule:  Armuchee (10 a.m.), Pepperell (2:30 p.m.), Model (7 p.m.), all at The Forum. Graduation

24 Floyd County, Rome students wearing 'cord of courage' from Blood Assurance this graduation season to honor their contributions to help others. Courage

Business: Woodstock Furniture & Mattress Outlet due mid-June at Central Plaza; watch three-sequence photo spread of sign going up.  Woodstock

Remembering Barbara Ware, described as an 'ambassador' for Rome's downtown community. Obituary 

People. A real golden anniversary: Wright, Pat Bagby celebrate 50 years with a lesson in giving -- and management -- for their grandchildren. People

Memorial Day weekend: From the ongoing remembrance at the fair grounds to benefit barbecues to travel, what you need to know. Holiday

Health: Health Departments offering free, confidential hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening and testing. Health

Georgia Health News: Not just a school clinic, but a clinic that's at a school (part of a series on Northwest Georgia healthcare). Health

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Mid 80s through Memorial Day with rain, maybe storms, on Sunday. Weather

Buzz: 'Swing's the Thing' concert on June 10 to wrap up Rome Symphony Season. Master Gardeners set June 24 workshop. Buzz

Remembering Mr. Joey O. Mayse, Mrs. Florence Wilbanks. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch


Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Rome Braves win 6-2;  Augusta rematch tonight at 7.
High school baseball playoffs at State Mutual: -Schley wins A Public vs. Gordon Lee.
-Saturday finale for 4A crown (Blessed Trinity v. Marist).
Local college track updates, softball honors.

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

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m. and 8:10 a.m.: Michael Bailey, associate professor of government at Berry College, and Dr. Christy Snider, associate professor of history, on remembering Dr. Peter A. Lawler.

8:40 a.m. Sydney Hillman, Miss Rome 2017 and a rising senior at Shorter University, joins us to talk about her journey.

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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