Friday, February 5, 2016

White couple has an issue with Toyo Tire going before state supreme court. Lewis reappointed to transportation board. Sumo Japanese Restaurant on the market for $1.4 million. Cooler weekend; light snow next week? Latest jail, police reports.

Today's first news from

Ware Mechanical weather:

  • Tornado drill now set for 9 this morning. It was delayed because of the storms we had Wednesday morning.
  • Cooler, dry weekend ahead but hints of snow, definitely cold next week.

Today's headlines:

  • Sumo Japanese Restaurant in Rome on the market for $1.4 million. Sumo
  • A real super weekend: Two great stage shows, Darlington's Little Shop of Horrors and Rome Little Theatre's Secret Garden, plus all the hype around Super Bowl L (we prefer the traditional Roman numerals, thank you). Weekend or this direct link. 
  • Buzz: Temporary new home for North Carolina precinct on March 1. Couple's nuisance case again Toyo Tire heads to state supreme court. Buzz
  • Health: '7&Up' program from Vargo Othodontics targets early awareness of bite, jaw development issues. Health
  • Murry Weaver, Julius Shaw join board of trustees of the YMCA of Rome and Floyd County. YMCA
  • Smile Report: Rome Braves, Floyd Police donate $8,770 to Summit Quest. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: ACA enrollment tops 587,000 in state (12,000 here) but insurers nervous over signup rules. GHN
  • Jeff Lewis reappointed to State Transportation Board. Lewis
  • Obituaries: Remembering Miss Janice Goldin, Robert Gene Jenkins, Mrs. Nell Williams. Services
  • Latest Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Advertising sections:

  • Hardy Realty Open House Gallery for Sunday: Six area homes and downtown condominiums. Posting at 3 this afternoon.
  • Crawdaddy's is opening Sunday, Feb. 14, for Valentine's Day lovers with a special menu. Get all the details in our special advertising section showcasing local restaurants' Valentine's plans, menus. Valentine's Day

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Berry baseball, Shorter softball season previews.
  • Local colleges updates.
  • Rome Braves, State Mutual to host high school baseball championship series in 2017.
  • Super Bowl L: It's Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 6:30 p.m., CBS.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM.
-Please join us from 7-9 a.m. with our guests:

  • At 7:40 a.m.: Greg Jackson of APEX Direct Care and Moriah Medina from Merry Maids on Georgia's Small Business Week and related events in our community.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Jose Santamaria of Tellus Science Museum on the new book, 'Minerals of Georgia,' which he helped assemble.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.

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