Friday, May 5, 2017

Storms leave 64 trees down, six houses damage, power outages, lots of rain. Next: A chilly Friday. V3 sets party to celebrate Broad Street move, studio. New Rome street festival Saturday. State playoffs for high school sports. Healthcare reaction; Deal signs 'campus carry.

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

Weather Mechanical Weather Center: More than 60 trees fell, six homes were damaged, by morning weather fluke. It was followed by steady rain on Thursday night. Latest updates. Weather

V3 invites you to 'Crash the Launch Party' tonight as it opens Studio V3 on Broad. On Saturday, the first of the summer street festivals from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. Downtown

Georgia Health News: How House health plan would impact Georgia. State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler has some concerns. Health

Graves votes with House majority in approving Trump's healthcare package. Politics

With the death toll for 2017 already equal to all of last year, the GBI issues alert on illegal synthetic opioids. GBI 

Shorter begins graduation season this morning; more than 20 commencement ceremonies in Northwest Georgia this year. Graduations

Buzz: Floyd Schools sets budget meetings. Photo contest reception Sunday. AIDS Resource Council's Derby Bash is Saturday. Plus several more.  Buzz

Remembering Victoria Gibby 'Big Mama' Blakley Utley. 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

Big weekend in state tournaments for high school soccer, baseball.
More spring football game updates.
Rome Braves continue road trip.
Honors for Berry, Shorter student athletes.

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

Please join our guests including:

7:40 a.m. A meteorologist from the National Weather Service's Peachtree City office on exactly what happened Thursday morning -- and updates on the evening weather as well.
8:10 a.m. Potential guest to talk about the House healthcare plan (we're confirming this morning).
8:40 a.m. Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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