Monday, January 14, 2013

Flood watch begins at 1 this afternoon, lasts until Wednesday morning. More than six-tenths of an inch of rain so far. March 14 opening for Steak 'n Shake here. Gas prices up a penny

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Flood watch for all NW Georgia; 1 p.m. today-Wednesday.

-The National Weather Service has expanded the flood watch area to include Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties. It begins at 1 this afternoon and continues into Wednesday morning.

-Continuing weather updates all day on Hometown.

-Your forecast:

-Monday: 100% rain chance, high of 53, low of 44.

-Tuesday: 90% chance of rain, high of 49, low of 42.

-Wednesday: 40% rain chance, high of 54, low of 36.


The Buzz:

-Second Avenue 'improvements' to stretch from this November through December 2015.

-Babycake Studio opening on Broad Street. Tracy Page brings her premiere photo studio closer to home.

-Steak 'n Shake's Cartersville location due March 14.

-Newspapers and real estate: The Rome News' parent company isn't the only print media selling its real estate.


AAA South: Georgia gas prices up a penny; still three cents lower than a year ago. $3.33 a gallon


Jan. 14: Georgia General Assembly convenes at 10 a.m.


Legends comic book store owner Gordon Lee dies.


Latest local college sports updates.

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Latest jail reports.


Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM, 7-9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online

-Please join our guests Monday including:
-Jay Ward and Rich McGarity, local independent film producers, on their big project.
-Barbara Beninato of Rome Symphony Orchestra on the economy and nonprofits.

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