Monday, May 15, 2017

Shakespeare festival shaking things up in year two. The high, low on what's new downtown. Polk government, law enforcement at odds over sheriff's letter. Upper 80s, even 90 on the way this week.

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

Broad Street Buzz: Shakespeare festival has starring role in next Downtown Rome Saturday (and before). By air (kind of) or water, new amenities growing. Plus: What's buzzing. Downtown 

'About to explode:' Polk County Sheriff's Office, Police Department, County Commission at center of law enforcement allegations. Polk

Local churches gearing up for busy summer of Vacation Bible School programs. Your guide to upcoming events. VBS

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Upper 80s, low 90s as a hot week begins. Just a slight chance of rain this week. Weather

Education: This week at Rome City Schools (final day is Friday), Floyd County Schools. Education

Camps 2017: Summer is here -- what you need to know, from robotics to sports to adventure. Camps

No additional obituaries today. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores return 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

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Berry Vikings Softball's most successful season ever ends with a loss to Transylvania on Sunday.
Rome Braves edged 3-1 by Kannapolis; rematch tonight at 7.
High schools: Four more spring football games this Friday, Saturday. Calhoun prepares for semis in AAA baseball title hunt.
Community: Salvation Army's Run for the Homeless is Saturday.

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Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m.: Ed Watters and Sylvia Brophy on the 'Tiny House' trend and the road show set for next weekend in Cloudland.
8:10 a.m.: The latest in our series of high school graduate interviews with Unity Christian School seniors Abigail Sorrow, an AP Scholar with Honors, and Barrett Irmscher, a member of the Young Americans for Freedom chapter who's headed to Auburn this fall.

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