Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Upscale clothing start-up coming to Rome mall after premiere today at Hamilton Place. Campaign watch: TV no show; Deal, Kemp coming to Rome. Radio: Updates on local Ebola watch. John McClellan's high school football picks. Patchy frost Thursday

Where Rome's news day starts and ends: www.hometownheadlines.com
 

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • One of the best weeks of weather this year continues with highs in the mid 70s and lows in the 40s, with a dip into the upper 30s due overnight Wednesday. Also possible: Patchy frost that  morning.

    Headlines:

    • Upscale start-up clothing store Sienna & Bellini opening in Rome; first store opens today at Hamilton Place. Sienna & Bellini
    • Live on radio: Ebola and Northwest Georgia? Join us as we interview two Floyd professionals on Hometown Radio at 7:40 a.m. on WRGA 98.7 FM
    • Campaign Watch: Latest local updates with t-minus two weeks to the final vote. Politics
    • Kemp bus stop due in Rome. Arrant at commission televised interview; Maxey absent. Victory 'party' already set. Politics by the numbers.
    • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
    • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

    Regular features:

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

    • John McClellan's high school picks. Darlington big over Armuchee. Rome, Model rebound. Easy night for Cartersville, Calhoun.
    • Georgia High School Football Daily.
    • Berry Football: Next game: Saturday Birmingham-Southern, 2 p.m. Berry
    • Shorter Football: Next game: Saturday at Valdosta State, 3 p.m. Shorter
    • Coming Friday: Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: 15 certified college football losers.

    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM & 1470 AM

    • 7-9 a.m. Click to listen live online
    • Please join out guests including:
    • Dr. Joe Biuso, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Floyd Medical Center, and Kenna Baker, Safety Officer, on keeping the community safe from Ebola.
    • Shell Benjamin, Shorter University's director of dance and assistant professor of theatre and dance.
    • David Dundee of Tellus Science Center on Thursday's partial solar eclipse -- right around sunset.
  • Monday, October 20, 2014

    13-year-old's 'Em Bands' a fashion hit -- and helps local nonprofits. Cartridge World moving; Heritage Chapel up for auction; Centre Kmart closing. 12 consecutive days of early voting begin. Latest high school rankings. Beautiful fall weather all week

    Where Rome's news day starts and ends: www.hometownheadlines.com
     

    Ware Mechanical forecast:

    •  Cool, dry air continues at least into the weekend with highs in the low to mid-70s and lows in the upper 40s. Normal for this time of year: Highs of 72, lows of 49. Today's low so far: 43 degrees.

    Headlines:

    • 13-year-old turns sewing hobby into profitable 'Em Bands' -- and shares $1 of each sale with local nonprofits. Teen entrepreneur
    • Monday Business: Cartridge World moving to downtown Rome. Heritage Chapel up for auction. Blue light dimming in Centre, Ala. Updates
    • 500-plus get an extended preview of new Polk Medical Center opening Nov. 6. Polk
    • No excuses in Floyd County as 12 Days of Early Voting begin today (consecutive days, including Sunday). Vote early
    • AAA: Gas prices expected to continue to drop; best price is $2.86 a gallon in Calhoun. Gas
    • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

    Regular features:

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

    NFL

    • Atlanta Falcons drop to 2-5 following lopsided loss to Baltimore Ravens, 29-7.

    College football:

    • Berry Football: Next game: Saturday Birmingham-Southern, 2 p.m. Berry
    • Shorter Football: Next game: Saturday at Valdosta State, 3 p.m. Shorter

    High School football:

    • Georgia High School Football Daily. Darlington rises to no. 8 in AA; Calhoun remains no. 2  in AAA; Cartersville no. 4 in AAAA. Monday
    • Coming Tuesday: John McClellan's high school picks.

    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM & 1470 AM

    • 7-9 a.m. Click to listen live online
    • Join us for Monday's guests including:
    • Sgt. Chris Fincher, Floyd County Police, on identity theft.
    • Andrea Pitts, Redmond Regional Medical Center, on pharmacy week.

    Sunday, October 19, 2014

    Three shot in early morning robbery in East Rome. Huge crowds for Wings Over North Georgia, air show continues today. Open House today for new Polk Hospital. A look at week ahead. Huge win for Berry College.

    Where Rome's news day starts and ends: www.hometownheadlines.com
     

    Ware Mechanical forecast:

    • Another beautiful fall day: Sunny, high near 69, low of 41 tonight.

    Headlines:

    • WRGA: Three people shot in early morning armed robbery in East Rome. WRGA
    • Thousands pack Rome airport as Wings over North Georgia takes to the sky. Air Show
    • Week ahead: Early voting continues, GrowSmart series, YMCA BooFest. Week
    • Today: Air Show continues, Softball at State Mutual, Open House at new Polk Medical Center. Sunday
    • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
    • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

    Real Estate:

    • Today's Hardy Realty open house showcase: Eight homes in Rome, Silver Creek, Lindale and Kingston. Hardy

    Regular features:

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

    College football:

    • Berry wins 46-26 over Hendrix at Barron Stadium. Berry
    • Norman No-Nos:How did Norman do? Arey
    • Berry: Next game: Oct. 25 at Birmingham-Southern, 2 p.m. Berry
    • Shorter: Next game: Oct. 25 at Valdosta State, 3 p.m. Shorter

    High School football:

    • Coming Tuesday: John McClellan's high school picks. McClellan

    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM & 1470 AM

    • 7-9 a.m. Click to listen live online
    • Join us for Monday's guests including:
    • Sgt. Chris Fincher, Floyd County Police, on identity theft.
    • Andrea Pitts, Redmond Regional, on pharmacy week.

    Saturday, October 18, 2014

    Beautiful weather ahead for big weekend line-up including Air Show, John Wisdom Wagon Train ride, Heavy Metal at Tellus, Bluegrass and more. Regional business news and community updates. Friday night scoreboard and college football updates.

    Where Rome's news day starts and ends: www.hometownheadlines.com
     

    Ware Mechanical forecast:

    • Beautiful Saturday ahead with sunshine, high near 73. Cooler temps coming, low of 44 in the morning.

    Headlines:

    • Business: Changes on Dean Avenue, Abral's now open on Broad St., Coosa Valley CU employee featured in magazine. Business
    • Weekend Buzz: Tickets on sale for Empty Bowls Benefit, Shorter baseball to raffle $500 a day in Nov, Georgia DNR open Ranger Hotline. Buzz
    • Weekend: Horses & Wagons, Air Show flying, Fall Bazaar, Heavy Metal and Bluegrass fill busy Saturday. Weekend
    • Berry College breaks ground on new football stadium. Vahalla
    • Smile Report: Pepperell eighth-grader Tucker McCoy makes Georgia all-star football team. McCoy
    • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
    • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

    Real Estate

    • Sunday's Hardy Realty open house showcase features eight homes in Rome, Silver Creek, Lindale and Kingston. Hardy

    Regular features:

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

    College football:

    • Norman No-Nos: Irish go down, but both Georgia and Georgia Tech manage a win. Arey
    • Berry Football: The Vikings host Hendrix at 1 p.m. Saturday at Barron Stadium. Berry
    • Shorter: Next game: Oct. 25 at Valdosta State, 3 p.m. Shorter

    High School football:

    • Chick-fil-A Dwarf House high school scoreboard. Update
    • John McClellan's high school picks: How did John do? McClellan

    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM & 1470 AM

    • 7-9 a.m. Click to listen live online
    • Join us for Monday's guests including:
    • Sgt. Chris Fincher, Floyd County Police, on identity theft.
    • Andrea Pitts, Redmond Regional, on pharmacy week.

    Friday, October 17, 2014

    Redmond Regional plans $3.7 million psychiatric unit. Latest community updates. Beautiful weather for busy weekend ahead including air show, wagon ride, bluegrass and more. Friday night high school preview.

    Where Rome's news day starts and ends: www.hometownheadlines.com
     

    Ware Mechanical forecast:

    • Patchy fog this morning. Sunshine and nice fall temps all weekend long. Look for high near 79, low of 52 today.

    Headlines:

    • Redmond Regional planning to build $3.7 million, 31-bed inpatient psychiatric unit. Redmond
    • Friday buzz: Former Cosby Show actor teaching at Shorter, CDC Researcher to talk at Berry, Mrytle Hill Tours to salute Wilson. Buzz
    • Today: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes at noon, Berry to break ground on new football stadium. Friday
    • Weekend: Air Show, John Wisdom Wagon ride, Heavy Metal and Bluegrass in Cartersville, and Softball. Weekend
    • Public Health restaurant inspection scores for Northwest Georgia. Dining
    • Floyd County Jail reports from 4 and 8 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. Crimewatch

    Regular features:

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

    College football:

    • Norman No-Nos: Irish go down, but both Georgia and Georgia Tech manage a win. Arey
    • Shorter Hawks fall 55-10 to West Alabama on Thursday. Hawks
    • Berry Football: The Vikings host Hendrix at 1 p.m. Saturday at Barron Stadium. Berry

    High School football:

    • Chick-fil-A Dwarf House high school preview/scoreboard. Update
    • Georgia High School Football Daily: Friday
    • John McClellan's high school picks: Coosa over Model. Rome by 21 over Woodland. Cartersville, Cedartown win big. McClellan

    Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM & 1470 AM

    • 7-9 a.m. Click to listen live online
    • Your guest host Friday: Randy Quick, Rome Radio Partners
    • Jose Santamaria, the executive director of Tellus Science Museum, on Saturday's Heavy Metal in Motion event at the museum.
    • Mike Mathews, director of Richard B. Russell Airport, on the economic impact of the weekend airshow.
    • News roundtable; Kim Jarrett, David Crowder, Nelle Reagan on top headlines from the week (locally).