Thursday, March 5, 2015

100% chance of sleet this afternoon; some accumulation. Tractor Supply coming to Summerville; Bojangle's opens there March 11. January jobs report. 'U' for popular Cartersville restaurant

Continuing news and weather coverage at  www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Winter weather advisory remains in effect from 6 this morning through 6 this evening. Sleet, perhaps ice and snow possible this afternoon.
  • Please see our website for the latest updates.

Headlines:

  • Look for Tractor Supply to open soon in Summerville off U.S. 27 in former Bi-Lo spot. Tractor Supply
  • It's almost 'Bo Time' in Summerville; Bojangle's opens March 11. Bojangle's
  • January first-time jobless claims.... Jobs
  • Downtown Rome 'We Validate' campaign designed 'inxrease parking options' for customers. Parking
  • Second Annual Rome Community HeART Project winners are Pepperell students Ashleigh Bradford and Olivia Escutia. Hearts
  • Health briefs: 'Cartersville has Heart' run/walk Saturday. 'Advo 101' is Friday. 'Tools for Independence' set for March 19. Health
  • Georgia Health News: Court case affects Atlantan, millions of others. GHN
  • Obituaries: Services Friday for Benjamin Anderson. Notices for William Carrington, Larry Ferguson, John Groves, Winford Hicks, Ora McAbee and Gennie Smith. Funerals
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia.  'U' for popular Cartersville spot. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • Berry's Chanlir Segarra up for national honors.
  • Lady Hawks move to round two of GSC tournament.
  • Registration begins for the 2015 season of Braves Miracle Field of Rome
  • Atlanta Braves fall 8-2 to Mets in spring opener.
  • Rome Braves' pick-a-seat event is Thursday.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98,7 FM

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Tim Herrington, Floyd County Emergency Management director, on what type from this latest winter storm.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce from the Small Business Development Center with some advice on knowing when to close the sale -- and when sales people need to close their mouths.
  • At 8:40 a.m. Dave Garrett, the driving force behind the Avatron Smart Park theme park proposed for the Emerson area, on what's behind the project.
 
 

100% chance of sleet this afternoon; some accumulation. Tractor Supply coming to Summerville; Bojangle's opens there March 11. Rome/Floyd labor force tops 40,000. 'U' for popular Cartersville restaurant

Continuing news and weather coverage at  www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Winter weather advisory remains in effect from 6 this morning through 6 this evening. Sleet, perhaps ice and snow possible this afternoon.
  • Please see our website for the latest updates.

Headlines:

  • Look for Tractor Supply to open soon in Summerville off U.S. 27 in former Bi-Lo spot. Tractor Supply
  • It's almost 'Bo Time' in Summerville; Bojangle's opens March 11. Bojangle's
  • Rome/Floyd tops 40,000-job milestone -- and did so earlier than most knew. Georgia's jobless rate lowest in almost seven years. Jobs
  • Downtown Rome 'We Validate' campaign designed 'inxrease parking options' for customers. Parking
  • Second Annual Rome Community HeART Project winners are Pepperell students Ashleigh Bradford and Olivia Escutia. Hearts
  • Health briefs: 'Cartersville has Heart' run/walk Saturday. 'Advo 101' is Friday. 'Tools for Independence' set for March 19. Health
  • Georgia Health News: Court case affects Atlantan, millions of others. GHN
  • Obituaries: Services Friday for Benjamin Anderson. Notices for William Carrington, Larry Ferguson, John Groves, Winford Hicks, Ora McAbee and Gennie Smith. Funerals
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia.  'U' for popular Cartersville spot. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • Berry's Chanlir Segarra up for national honors.
  • Lady Hawks move to round two of GSC tournament.
  • Registration begins for the 2015 season of Braves Miracle Field of Rome
  • Atlanta Braves fall 8-2 to Mets in spring opener.
  • Rome Braves' pick-a-seat event is Thursday.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98,7 FM

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Tim Herrington, Floyd County Emergency Management director, on what type from this latest winter storm.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Matt Pearce from the Small Business Development Center with some advice on knowing when to close the sale -- and when sales people need to close their mouths.
  • At 8:40 a.m. Dave Garrett, the driving force behind the Avatron Smart Park theme park proposed for the Emerson area, on what's behind the project.
 
 

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Wild weather: High of 71 today, sleet possible Thursday afternoon. Why Bartow's latest theme park concept should work. Business and jobs updates. Obituaries. Dining: 'U' for Mexican restaurant.

Continuing news and weather coverage at  www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

-The start of two bizarre days of weather: High of 71 today with a 30 percent chance of rain. By Thursday afternoon, we could be dealing with sleet and freezing rain.

Headlines:

  • Bartow has heard plans for other parks (Mythfaire, Six Flags) but that was before LakePoint. Why Avatron should be different. Avatron
  • Mac McKnight named commercial banking president for Citizens First; Lynn Whatley honored as a top financial consultant. Business
  • April 2: Northwest Georgia Regional Career Expo to feature up to 80 employers. Expo
  • Brothers sentenced over Chattooga County-based meth trafficking operation. Courts
  • Berry eagles' 'chat' set for 1-1:30 p.m. Thursday. Master Gardeners pruning workshop reset. Rome commission's retreat is March 30. Briefs
  • Smile Report: Big win for Pack 113 at this year's Pinewood Derby. Derby
  • Georgia Health News: Program for pregnancy can prove to be a lifesaver. GHN
  • Obituaries: Services today for Harry Allen of Silver Creek. Also: Vonnie Ingram, Gayolyn Neal, Gladys Townley. Funerals
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia. 61 for Rome Mexican restaurant. Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • Shorter Hawks fall 77-76 to Union in GSC opener at home. Shorter Lady Hawks get big 82-78 win over West Florida in women's conference opener.
  • Registration begins for the 2015 season of Braves Miracle Field of Rome
  • Atlanta Braves begin spring training season today vs. Mets at Disney.
  • Rome Braves' pick-a-seat event is Thursday. 

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98,7 FM

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Matt Green, Shorter's senior associate athletic director/compliance, on the latest from the Hawks' sports programs.
  • At 8:40 a.m.: Steve Taylor, Bartow County's sole commissioner, on the latest big project for Emerson -- and the county

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Weather: Warmer, wetter, then winter again? Chef Lin, a popular Chattanooga Chinese buffet, coming to West Rome. Update on murder/suicide near Euharlee.

Continuing news and weather coverage at  www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • 58 again today but more rain; high Wednesday of 69.
  • Wednesday night could be weird: thunderstorms and then wintry precipitation?

Headlines:

  • Chef Lin, a popular Chinese buffet in Chattanooga, targets April opening in former Golden China home. Restaurant
  • Investigation continues into Euharlee murder/suicide Monday afternoon.
  • Harbin Clinic Endoscopy Center earns 3-year certification from Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Health
  • Taste Northwest Georgia delayed until Aug. 1. Restaurants
  • Smile Report: John Tyler Dobson named Pepperell High's STAR Student for 2015. Smile
  • CRBI's Greenie Award winners announced. Darlington grad Bradford to edit 50th anniversary edition of Georgia Law Review. Updates
  • Obituaries: Services today for Carolyn Naiser. Also: Dorothy Alred, Sara Bradfield, William Carrington, Morris Casey, Winfred Hicks, Jimmy Moore, Christine Russell.
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia.  Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch.

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • Darlington baseball coach Kent Harrison named athletic director at Mount Pisgah.
  • Shorter men, women open Gulf Southern Conference basketball tournament play tonight.
  • Post-season honors for Hawks, Vikings.
  • Atlanta Braves begin spring training season Wednesday vs. Mets at Disney.
  • Rome Braves' pick-a-seat event is Thursday. 

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98,7 FM

  • Please join our guests including:
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Our final heart health month report with Redmond Regional Medical Center. Today: Cardiac Interventions and Open Heart Surgery with Dr. Dhru Girard, Harbin Clinic Cardiothoracic Surgeon, and Telena Cole, RN and Cardiovascular Clinic Navigator at Redmond
  • At 8:10 a.m.: A meteorologist from the National Weather Service on the start of the severe weather season (now through May 31).

Monday, March 2, 2015

Recent weather, cheap gas have people thinking about spring, summer travel. Business updates: Cabela's, World Hi-Fi, Coosa Valley Credit Union. Gas prices rise. The problem with less sleep.

Continuing news and weather coverage at  www.hometownheadlines.com:
 

Ware Mechanical forecast

  • Dense fog possible in Greater Rome this morning. Dense fog advisory for Bartow, Polk counties through 9 a.m.
  • Light rain continues; mid 60s by Wednesday; more wintry weather to follow?

Headlines:

  • Recent winter weather, lower gas prices result in boom for some local travel interests. Spring
  • Business Monday: Awaiting Cabela's Fort O opening. A tough decision on closing; a tough job well done in a competitive financial market. Business
  • Sleep Awareness Week: What's keeping you awake -- including perhaps this computer or smart phone if used just before turning in. Sleep
  • Gas prices up 30 cents a gallon in a month (spring break?) but still a buck below this time in 2014. Pumped
  • Week ahead: Planning Commission, Blood Drive, Grand Opening in Polk and Braves' Pick-A-Seat. Week
  • Obituaries: Services Monday for Raymond A. Holloway. Services Tuesday for Lavon Pope. Funerals.
  • Public health restaurant inspections scores for Northwest Georgia returns Tuesday.  Dining.
  • Floyd County Jail reports brought to you by Midian Roofing. CrimeWatch

Regular features:

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report  (click)

  • Shorter men, women open Gulf Southern Conference basketball tournament play on Tuesday.
  • Atlanta Braves begin spring training season Wednesday vs. Mets at Disney.
  • Rome Braves' pick-a-seat event is Thursday. 

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m., WRGA 98,7 FM

  • Please join our guests Monday including:
  • At 7:10 a.m.: Andy Harris and Robert Smyth from Coosa Valley Credit Union on transition of leadership at the financial institution.
  • At 7:40 a.m.: Dr. Tygar Evans of Rome High School on the decision to move home football game start times to 7:30 p.m. this fall.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Chris Giddens, one of the region's best known science fiction fans, on what Leonard Nimoy meant to generations of sci fi fans.