Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Public consumption proposal gets emotional hearing, quick rejection. Updated campaign finance reports. Final day to register for Nov. 7 election. Health and business updates.

Northwest Georgia's campaign headquarters for 2017 with news updates all day: Hometown Headlines

City Commission rejects public consumption ordinance with only one vote supporting it -- Commissioner and ACC Chair Wendy Davis. Commission

Updated campaign finance reports: Davis' war chest at $24,876 for commission run; Uldrick leads School Board hopefuls with $10,400. Also: 11 of 21 total candidates say they won't raise, spend more than $2,500. Finance reports

Election headquarters:Today is the last day to register to vote in November election. School Board forum is Oct. 26. New: SPLOST representatives to join us for an hour on Hometown Radio Friday. Vote

Health: Harbin Clinic introduces DaTScan Imaging for patients with concerns about Parkinson's.Health

Dr. Courtney Cash joins Global Impact International (Restoration Rome) as vice president of development and community engagement. RR

Georgia Health News: CDC report says suicide rates are higher in rural areas' NAMI's Bonnie Moore says 'it's harder to get services' in those areas. Health 

Buzz: $100,000 grant for Bartow Sheriff's H.E.A.T. team following busy year on the roads. Homecoming just part of big Sunday head at New Antioch Baptist Church. Optimist Club meets Oct. 16, to name Students of the Month. Buzz 

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Still more rain due today; drier skies by Thursday. Weather

Obituaries: Mike Timothy Craig, Mr. Benjamin Prater, Ms. Lynda Lane Tillery Reynolds, Myrtis Rose, Lindsey James Trussell. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Wednesday. Dining

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

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:        

Berry now no. 23 in second football poll.
Vikings in football, soccer earn weekly honors.
This week's high school games -- and John McClellan's picks.

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 7:40 a.m. Chief Deputy Tom Caldwell from the Floyd County Sheriff's Office and Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd on a special benefit for Detective Kristin Hearne's family set for Wednesday at Chick-fil-A Dwarf House in Rome and Chick-fil-A in Rockmart. A percentage of the sales between 4 and 8 p.m. that day will go toward a trust fund for the Hearnes' son Isaac.

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