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Rome attorney representing state worker fired in “butt dialing” case. Link to AJC story.
Updates from the Floyd County, Bartow County and Polk County jails.
Weather: Darlington’s home game vs. Gordon Lee moved up to 4 p.m. because of potential rain.
–Coosa will play at Model at 4:30 this afternoon, also changed because of weather concerns.
-From Berry: “With rain expected Saturday morning, the Berry College baseball and softball teams have announced time changes for the upcoming weekend. Both teams will now play a single game on Saturday beginning at 3 p.m. and their doubleheader on Sunday beginning at noon. Softball’s senior day recognition will begin at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday. Baseball’s senior day events will begin around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.”
Business: Work begins on growing Aldi on Turner McCall; store remains open for now. Business
Politics: Two-woman race for superior court judgeship already seeing $111,000 in contributions. Politics
Education: Rome High’s Jaaie Varshney named UGA Foundation Fellow. Latest scholarship offers for Darlington seniors. Big turnout for Unity fund-raising event. Education
Buzz: Drug drop off event set for April 21 at Floyd County Jail. Special concert at Pleasant Valley South on April 22. Guided tours at Berry’s dairy on Saturday. Buzz
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: About three quarters of an inch of rain between Friday evening and midday Saturday, most due overnight. Freeze watch set for midnight Saturday through 10 a.m Sunday. Weather
Obituaries: Mrs. Jeanette Smith Adcock. Obituaries
Public Health restaurant inspection scores (expanded edition). Dining
Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch
Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:
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7:40 a.m. Jay Shell and Dr. Trent Prault from Rome City Brewing Co. on the tap room now open at 333 Broad St. — and the start of tours this Saturday (4 p.m. sold out; booking 5 p.m.).
State business headlines: Georgia Trend
Health headlines: Georgia Health News
Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder