Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween forecast: Some rain, 20-mph gusts, temperatures in the low 70s. Updates all day. Latest Public Health restaurant scores: 53 to 100. Regional updates. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports.

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Ware Mechanical Halloween forecast:
-We expect very light rain between 2 and 8 p.m. and then the heavier stuff will begin. Overall, an inch of rain between this afternoon and Friday evening. Gusts to 25 mph possible.
-Continuing weather updates all day in advance of tonight's Trick-or-Treat activities.
Think your kids will have too much candy after tonight? Check out the candy "buy back program" offered by Vargo Orthodontics next week. Going rate: $1 a pound.


-Talley Insurance move is Friday.
-Expo load-in set for early Friday at The Forum.
-Regions has 'no intentions' of closing Turner McCall/Fifth Avenue branch.


-Free admission Saturday to Chieftains.
-'Genius' coming to Berry.
Forget all those lady bugs; meet a relative newcomer, the kudzu bug. A column -- and photos -- from Keith Mickler, Floyd's extension agent


Public Health restaurant scores: From 53 to 100
-For Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk and Chattooga counties
Today's jail reports.


John McClellan's high school picks:
First look at playoff scenarios; ranked teams should win again this week


Georgia High School Football Daily:

-Gilmer at Cedartown

among state's top  high school games this weekend. 

-Berry at Millsaps this Saturday.
-Shorter at Clark Atlanta on Saturday. Game previews.

Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos:
-Georgia or Florida? Which way will Norman go? Find out Friday.
Your Ware Mechanical forecast:  

-Halloween: 10%, then 100% chance of rain, high of 76, low of 63.

-Friday: 100%, high of 71, low of 44.

-Saturday: Sunny,  high of 63, low of 38.

-Sunday: More sun, high of 62, low of 38.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition

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-Please join our guests Thursday including:

-Capt. Douglas McClure with theSalvation Army on those Red Kettles and how they'll be popping up in some new places this year (including here).

-Christy Shadday of Vargo Orthodontics on one of the strangest Halloween deals you'll hear this year.

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