Monday, February 4, 2013

The latest on tornado recovery efforts in Adairsville, Gordon County. Clearing skies, warmer days this week. Buzz: Four restaurants opening in Cartersville, Rome. Gas prices jump 13 cents a gallon.

For these and today's latest headlines, please see

Tornado recovery:

-Gordon County schools reopen today.

-Volunteers continue to help stricken areas in Bartow, Gordon counties.

-How you can help, financially or in person.

-Storm updates from GEMA, Bartow Recovers.


What's Buzzing in Northwest Georgia. Click
-Four restaurants set to open in Rome, Cartersville.
-Goodwill of North Georgia plans eight career expo events, including two here.
-Hall of Fame to honor local athletes, area high school student.
-Giving up sweets for Lent? Valentine's Day might make it hard to do.

Gas prices jumped 13 cents a gallon last week in Georgia.Lowest prices locally found in Calhoun.

One more day in the 50s and then slight warming trend
-Monday: Sunny, high of 54, low of 37 with 20% rain chance.
-Tuesday: 20% rain chance, high of 60, low of 36.
-Wednesday: Low 62s and sunny skies, low of 33.


Severe weather awareness week begins:

-Wednesday's tornado an example of why GEMA, others preach for all to "be ready."

College sports updates.

-Click Hometown Sports


Latest jail reports.


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

-Please join our guests Monday including:
-Andrea Pitts of Redmond Regional on the hospital's celebration of heart month and related events.
-Mark Swanson of NorthSide Bank about those tense moments in the bank's vault as the storm blew through in Adairsvlle.
-Charley English of GEMA on lessons learned from the Jan. 30 tornado as we go into Severe Weather Awareness Week.

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