Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Little Clinic joining Kroger Marketplace. Rome Braves open playoffs tonight at State Mutual Stadium. Another round of mid 90s today, Thursday. What's buzzing: More jobs, preview of LeafWatch.

Today's first headlines and continuing news updates all day at

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Another day in the mid 90s, at least eight degrees above normal for early September. Weather

Latest local headlines:

  • Business: The Little Clinic headed to Marketplace Main Street as Kroger, gas island, two-lane drive-through pharmacy look all but done. Marketplace
  • Adairsville, Summerville each get $500,000 in Georgia community development grants. $1 million
  • Business: LaGrange expected to land massive Chinese tire maker's American plant; $500 million investment, 600 jobs, according to news reports. Business
  • Education: Berry sophomore taking 'fracking' presentation to six stops in Northwest Georgia. Fracking
  • Buzz: State's 'LeafWatch' returns in October. 22 jobs available at career fair. Grants, loans up for consideration in downtown Rome. Free legal help Friday. Buzz
  • Smile Report: Firefighters say thanks for $12, 907 contributed to MDA. Northwest Georgia sheriffs deliver flood relief. Smile
  • Georgia Health News: Georgia no. 19 in states' obesity report; still has major problem, report shows. Obesity
  • Remembering Mary A. Cross, Mrs. Eleanor J. Poteete, Matthew Gary Rhinehart, Mrs. Vivian Ann Smith. Obituaries
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores.  Dining
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch

Also today:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • John McClellan's high school picks: Close games for Rome, Darlington this Friday; Pepperell over Cedartown; trouble for Model? McClellan
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • 'Awaken' offers a unique look at the formation of Darlington's 2016 football team.
  • Rome Braves vs. Charleston RiverDogs as division championship begins at 7 tonight at State Mutual Stadium. Playoffs
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Atlanta Braves: At Nationals through today.
  • Honors for two Berry Vikings football players.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98.7 FM.

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Mike Dunn, general manager of the Rome Braves, on tonight's playoff game and the great second season by the eam.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Kevin Payne, Floyd County Tax Commissioner, on the tax bills now in the mail to you.

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