Friday, June 9, 2017

Quick poll on enhancing downtown Rome. McDonald's getting new look in Armuchee; Chicken World closes in Cartersville. 19th coach/administrator leaves Shorter sports. Media changes.

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

Business: Hometown, Cevian Design Lab survey on concepts to enhance downtown Rome. McDonald's on Martha Berry getting face lift, drive-through open. Chicken World closes in Cartersville. Business

Bartow Sheriff's Office seeks community's help in identifying murder victim found early Sunday. Murder

Make that 19 exits: Shorter softball coach Jesse Homesley resigns a day after longtime women's basketball coach Vic Mitchell leaves. Hawks 

Colombo leaving Rome News by midmonth; 'help wanted' ad already posted. Media

Buzz: Floyd Against Drugs names Safe & Sober Prom winners. Cartersville Medical offers 'safe sitter' classes. Buzz

Education: Berry Professor Sandra Meek named the Georgia Author of the Year in Poetry.  Geriatric Nursing lists Highlands in top three most affordable nursing schools in the country. Education

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Sunny with highs in the mid to upper 80s through Sunday. Weather

Remembering Mrs. Annie Joyce Tillery Blair, Mrs. Robbie Ella White, Charlene Phillips Young. 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 open series in Asheville.

Reminder: Coach Phil Jones appreciation is Saturday.
Mini-gallery on football camps.
Big win for Darlington grad; honors for Berry lacrosse player

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

7:40 a.m.: Andy Garner, chairman of the Floyd County Republican Party, on the candidates expected at the August GOP rally at the airport.
8:10 a.m. Charles Looney with South Rome Development and Lee Cochran with Laurel Street Residential on all the changes under way in the community.
8:40 a.m. Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

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