Newscast: Rome High, Berry graduate killed in boating collision; how to help the family. Bucket o’ Shrimp opens next week. Kmart demolition under way. Rant: Making music in downtown Rome.

Newscast: Rome High, Berry graduate killed in boating collision; how to help the family. Bucket o’ Shrimp opens next week. Kmart demolition under way. Rant: Making music in downtown Rome.

Almost live from studio 1A today:  

  • Services set for Rome High, Berry College graduate Brandon ‘B-Dub’ Wilson who died in a weekend boating collision; family and friends start donations page for his two sons’ college expenses.
  • Dining: Bucket o’ Shrimp expected to open next Wednesday on Dean Avenue.  
  • Permits in hand, roughly four months of demolition work begins at former Kmart site (soon to be East Bend). 
  • Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: A legion of superheroes at Tellus Saturday. Exhibit opening for late-in-life folk artist. Rodeo rides again in Bartow. Plus: Annual fish fry. 
  • Rant of the Day: Latest concerts, events not finding the right note in downtown Rome.
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