Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Outback exterior renovations under way; latest in Riverbend area. Skirt length debate: Comparing Rome High to area private, county schools. WRGA: Baby Ella's mother gets prison time. More rain on the way. Harbin Hero Challenge update.

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

Outback Steakhouse's $300,000-plus refit under way; latest in updates at Riverbend Center neighborhood (Chef Chen, Kroger).  Riverbend 
Skirt length debate: Comparing Rome High's knee-length requirement to local private, public schools. Dress code
WRGA: Mother of Ella Camp headed to prison. Ella
Early leaders in the 2017 edition of the Harbin Hero Challenge; voting ends Friday night and the top five nonprofits earn $500 each. Hero 
Health: Vendor updates for the Health Initiative for Men & Women on Aug. 19. Dr. Frank Stegall Jr. joins Harbin Clinic. Brian McDaniel named executive director of Blood Assurance's Georgia operations.  Health
Buzz: Berry graduate named Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellow. Rome School Board meets this evening. Downtown Development meeting Thursday. Buzz
Solar Eclipse updates: Preview presentation tonight at the library. Young Professionals organizing watch party. Updates
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Low 80s through Friday with a decent chance of rain every day. Weather
Obituaries: Mrs. Sonia Lee Coleman, Mrs. Mary Delane Molock Grisham, Gary David Ray, Mr. Johnny Mack Reynolds, Mr. Otis C. Turner Jr. 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: Please click here for the expanded update.
The Rome Braves continue a long road trip to Augusta followed by Greenvile.
Norman Says, an occasional sports update from the veteran Rome journalist, debuts with a take on Kirby Smart.
Josh Pastner, head basketball coach at Georgia Tech, in town to meet the faithful tonight at Heritage First Bank.
Latest local high school football updates as well as Georgia High School Football Daily.

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7:40 a.m. Charlie Schroeder of the Rome Georgia Tech Network on bringing basketball coach Josh Pastner to Heritage First Bank tonight.
8:10 a.m. State Sen. Chuck Hufstetler, R-Rome, on the latest efforts to increase the state's cigarette tax -- an idea he's supported since 2015.

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