Saturday, June 10, 2017

Rome man held after woman's savage beating. Drive-by updates on what's coming to Rome. Rooftop dining/bars top survey on making downtown even better. Weekend events: Afternoon with Phil Jones, Rockfest. Weather: Warm, mostly sunny through Sunday.

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

Rome man charged with aggravated assault with the intent to commit murder, armed robbery, other counts after woman, 64, found beaten with a baseball bat. Arrested

Drive-by journalism: Updating you on businesses on the way (Craze, LocoMex, T-Mobile, Jon Headrick Motor Co.) Drive-by

Rooftop dining, bars overwhelming winner of Hometown/Cevian Design Lab Survey (and it might be happening sooner than you think). Downtown

Weekend planner: Tellus hosts Rockfest 27 today, Sunday. Also: Salvation Army yard sale, Cave Spring Arts Festival, 'Swing's the Thing' from the Rome Symphony Orchestra.Weekend

Buzz: Tickets now on sale for 'Rome for the Rescues' party June 23. Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Warm, dry weekend with rain expected every day next week. Weather

Georgia Health News: State slips to 41st in senior health ranking. See link to expanded Georgia report. Health

Remembering Barbara Allen Anthony, Mr. James Marion 'Jimmy' Hopkins III, Mrs. Joan Rayburn Moats. 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 end slump, beat Tourists 2-0; continue weekend series in Asheville.
Reminder: Afternoon With Phil Jones begins at noon today at Rome Civic Center.
Latest sports camp photos (baseball at Darlington).

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

Please join our guests Monday including:


7:40 a.m. Dr. Ben Pridemore of Pridemore & Cox Orthodontists on 50 years of smiles.

8:10 a.m. Ben Winkelman from the Rome Floyd ECO River Education Center on what's up with all these black bear reports.

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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