Newscast: Countdown to Rocket Wash opening. Fallout from McDaniel’s ‘Third World’ comment. Huge weekend ahead. Rant: Our first Facebook election!

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The headlines aren’t slowing down this week. The latest:
  • Business: Rocket Wash in Cartersville to open in about three weeks; two more sites under review. Fashion Ten also looking to grow. Farrell’s Frame and Design in new home at 519 Broad St.
  • Politics: Commissioner Craig McDaniel’s ‘Third World’ comment about parts of Rome triggers additional controversy with rival’s daughter, a chamber employee.
  • Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. The fair gets bigger. Geo Caching is back; parade tonight. Mountain Day, ‘Spelling Bee’ at Berry. Locomotive festival in Adairsville. Haunted on Broad lurking for you.
  • Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A record high of 100 on Wednesday; another record today.
  • Rant of the Day: ‘Third World’ comment guarantees our first Facebook election.

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