Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Giggity's Sports Bar to replace Curlee's Fish House later this month. Rockmart Chick-fil-A sets Sept. 14 grand opening. Education: Floyd County, Cartersville students report; latest AP Scholars from Rome.

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

Giggity's Sports Bar coming to current home of Curlee's in downtown Rome by month's end. Rockmart Chick-fil-A targets Sept. 14 grand opening. Giggity's
Updated: 84 Rome High students named to AP Scholar list. Education
Back to school: Floyd County, Cartersville City students return today; three more on Thursday. Education 
Senate approves Georgia's Wray as FBI director. Isakson speaks to Senate, urging a yes vote. Perdue also votes yes. FBI
Buzz: Tomato Sandwich Supper, benefiting Faith & Deeds Community Health, this Friday. Blood Assurance's 'Step Up to the Platelets' campaign targets helping cancer patients. Buzz 
Floyd to say thanks to poll workers in dinner this evening; some will celebrate more than 50 years of service. Poll workers
Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse: What you need to know. The latest: Don't park on highways to watch it. Plus: schools extending the day, local events and how to protect your eyes. Eclipse
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Another nice day with a high of 87; rain expected Thursday; storms late Friday. Weather
Remembering Houston 'Dougan' Farmer, Mrs. Eleanor Palatini. 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
High school football: Latest local updates plus the return of Georgia High School Football Daily.
Berry College's Mamadou Soumahoro has been selected as a first-team Preseason All-American by
Rome Braves vs. Augusta today at 1 p.m. at State Mutual Stadium.
Community: Registration under way for fall soccer, Harbin Hero Hustle.

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

7:40 a.m. Christa Jackson, Melanie Ferguson and Josclyn Giles  from Saint Mary's Catholic School in studio to talk about the new year beginning Aug. 8, including the school's younger grades.
8:10 a.m. Rick J. Haase and Benjamin Grillo of Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Department join us to talk about a huge fall full of activities.

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