Friday, February 15, 2013

Spring teaser to be followed by snow showers Saturday; no accumulation. Floyd Schools layoff notices due today; Facebook fills with notes of support, prayers. Close call with asteroid today. Latest on Berry eagles. Latest public health restaurant scores.

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Early taste of spring today; snow showers Saturday.

-Low 60s today; mid 20s by overnight Saturday. No accumulation expected early Saturday.

-Weekend forecast:
-Friday: 20% rain chance, high of 60, low of 32.
-Saturday: 20% chance of rain, snow showers; high of 43, low of 24.
-Sunday: Mostly sunny, high of 49, low of 30.


Floyd County schools to announce layoffs throughout the day: Cuts take effect in the 2013-14 school year; meant to give employees time to find new jobs.

-Parents, teachers, others turn to Facebook to post support for those receiving layoff notices today.


Asteroid to buzz Earth some 17,000 miles away at 2:24 this afternoon. You can watch it on -Meteorite slams Russia; up to 400 hurt. Details


Latest eagle photo is a stunner: Amateur photographer Ed Baker talks about his sudden find while watching the eagle's nest at Berry College.


-Unity Varsity Girls basketball team headed to state's final four next weekend.


Thursday's Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Floyd, Bartow counties.


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 today including:

-Sammy Rich, Rome's assistant city manager, on what's next for the West Third hotel project.

-Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable with Kevin Karel and Andrew Carter as we put the past week's local headlines into context

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