Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Stormy day ahead; key hours to watch: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Flood watch, wind advisory for the region. Continuing coverage all today plus Today's Buzz.

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Expect worst of storms, rain between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today
-Wind advisory, flood watch posted for the region,

-Rain: Up to two inches in some areas.
-Wind: Winds of 25 mph expected; gusts could top 40 mph

-Storms: The Weather Channel's TOR:CON index lists North Georgia as a "4 to 5" probability on a scale of 0 to 8.
-Timing: The key hours appear to be 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
-Continuing coverage on Hometown Headlines. We'll also have live updates during this morning's Hometown Headlines Radio Edition from 7 until 9 a.m. on WRGA 1470 AM. Listen on your computer.

Today's forecast

-Wednesday: 100% chance of heavy rain, storms. High of 67, low of 34. Gusts to 40 mph.

-Thursday: Sunny, high of 47, low of 31.

-Friday: Sunny, high of 43, low of 26.


Eaglets hatch at Berry College: The college community and wildlife fans are celebrating the hatching of one or more eggs in the eagles' nest near the Cage Center on Berry's campus.


First eight students for Georgia Regents' Rome campus due in July:


Jeff Haarlow has resigned as men's basketball coach at Berry College, effective immediately. Derek Taylor, the team's assistant coach, will serve as the interim head coach.


Parker FiberNet launches Gigabit-speed Internet services for residents, small businesses and entrepreneurs in Rome.


Tuesday's Public Health restaurant scores for Floyd, Bartow. Scores range from 52 to 100.


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 including:

-Tim Hensley with Floyd County Schools on Thursday's school safety summit at Model High.

-David Parker, founder and CEO of Parker FiberNet, on the new GigNet service coming to downtown Rome.

-Georgia Schools Superintendent Dr. John Barge.

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