Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Floyd middle school teacher charged with molestation, other counts. $2.6 million in building permits issued. Cooler, drier today. Hurricanes get 20-1 win. Later today: Bartow County Jail reports, Cartersville Police reports.

Where your news day starts:

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Mid 60s for the rest of the week with more rain possible. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Pepperell Middle School teacher charged with child molestation, sexual assault by a teacher, sexting. Arrest
  • Business: $2.6 million in building permits this month for Rome/Floyd, paced by $1.27 million for Miniyar projects. Business
  • Health: Harbin Doc Walk and Talk returns April 19, May 17. Redmond offering $80 angio screenings Friday morning. Health
  • Buzz: Special Olympics Spring Games return to Darlington April 28. Georgia Northwestern's plant sale April 22-23. Floyd graduate dates; board meeting. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Model High's Chandler Adams, "Liberation,' win congressional art contest. Smile
  • Remembering Ms. Elizabeth Westbrook "Brooke" Lindsay, Elandor Flynt Richards, Mrs. Geneva Claudette Rogers Voyles. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

  • Politics: A look at the local ballots for Floyd, Bartow, Gordon, Polk counties. 2016
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves at it early today: 10:30 a.m.
  • Georgia Highlands Chargers to play at State Mutual.
  • Weekly YMCA soccer updates.
  • Busy week of high school baseball.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' photo gallery.
  • Latest local college updates.
  • Upcoming community sports events.

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  • At 7:40 a.m.: Captain Douglas McClure from the Salvation Army on a busy spring in Rome/Floyd County.

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