Saturday, August 12, 2017

Ag Center, jail upgrades and renovations to Historic Courthouse top finalized SPLOST list. Solar Eclipse will let some businesses shine. Antigua Mexican Restaurant open near Walmart. 'Night at Museum' at Tellus, GOP Rome Rally at airport today. More rain on way. Scores from Friday's high school scrimmages.

Today's first, fast, factual, fair and free headlines -- with updates all day from Hometown Headlines

Ag Center, Jail upgrades and renovations to Historic Courthouse top finalized list on $63.8 million SPLOST proposal on November ballot. List 

Solar eclipse will let some businesses shine including Krispy Kreme in Rome, a Waffle House in South Carolina and a Northeast Georgia winery. Eclipse

Solar Eclipse updates: What to know as the countdown begins for Aug. 21. Eclipse

Buzz: Antigua Mexican Restaurant now in place near Walmart. Antioch Baptist Church to celebrate 150 years. Pam Tebow to address Haven Health Clinic's 'Friends for Life' Banquet Sept. 19.  Buzz

Weekend: Night at the Museum at Tellus from 6-10 p.m. Floyd GOP's Rome Rally at airport from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Today

Education: Floyd County high schools and CCA awarded grants through Kellogg Company Fund to deliver 'grab and go' breakfast options. Education

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Heat index near 98 today, more rain/thunderstorms expected through weekend. Forecast

Obituaries: Myra Faye Grimes Sorrells Barnard, Hazel Effie Sutton Brown and Kim Johnson. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. U/58 for popular Rockmart restaurant.  Dining

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


Hardy Realty Open House gallery for Sunday: Four homes in Rome, Armuchee priced from $145,900 to $429,000. Hardy Realty

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report: 
Scores from Friday's high school football scrimmage games across the region. Season openers next week.
Rome Braves suffer tough 1-0 loss to Greenville Drive. Doubleheader today at 5:30 p.m.
College and community sports updates.

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Please join our guests Monday including:

7:40 a.m. Dr. Raj Miniyar on the new international food court below his new lofts in the Cotton Block of Broad Street.
8:40 a.m. Amanda Carter, executive director of Rome's Downtown Development Authority, on the surge in restaurants and lofts. Joining her will be Megan Treglown, the new marketing and events coordinator.

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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