Newscast: East Rome Walmart’s refit wraps up. Meet the ‘Lindale Institute.’ Perdue due at GOP rally. Rant: Conjuring the ghost of Richard Nixon (he’s on Twitter!)

Newscast: East Rome Walmart’s refit wraps up. Meet the ‘Lindale Institute.’ Perdue due at GOP rally. Rant: Conjuring the ghost of Richard Nixon (he’s on Twitter!)

 

 

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No decaf served here from your local news baristas. Today’s headlines include:
  • The East Rome Walmart’s $1.5 million retrofit comes to an end; online grocery pickup starts today. The nearby Murphy USA station is due to reopen on Aug. 19.
  • What’s behind the ‘Lindale Institute’ at Pepperell High? David Perdue confirms speech at GOP Rally at Tillman Hangar Saturday. General admission, patron tickets remain for Saturday’s Dance Challenge
  • Education: False alarm at Pepperell High on Thursday after a report of a student possibly possessing a firearm. Search finds no weapon. 
  • Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Rome Braves at home in season’s final weeks. Chieftains’ low country boil. Rodeo at the fairgrounds.  Night at the Museum.  
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Hot and humid today with a heat index of 99; highs in the mid-90s starting Sunday.
  • Rant of the Day: Nixon’s the One. Remembering some dubious days of our 37th president and what he’d think of today’s America, GOP, politics.
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