Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Plan B for Bass Pro in Emerson? We found one idea. Dulaney latest coach to exit Shorter. ACC tennis championship under way this morning. Tracking storms here Thursday.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Speculative: Plan B for Bass Pro at Emerson? Future location designation is gone but other options found online including adventure sports, lodging, time shares. Bass Pro

Brittni Dulaney, named Gulf South women's lacrosse coach of the year last week, now latest to leave Shorter. Dulaney

ACC Tennis: Three women's matches, one men's match open ACC Tennis championships today. Details on schedules, tickets, parking, traffic, food and weather. ACC Tennis

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Warm, stormy and wet on Thursday. Chance of rain into the weekend. Weather

Buzz: 'Be the Graduate' a great idea by Model/Johnson community. Fourth 'Run for the Homeless' is May 20.  Rockmart Chick-fil-A groundbreaking is Monday. Reverse raffle, book auction set. Buzz 

Business: Updates on the Lidl grocery projects. Hosmer promoted at Georgia Northwestern. Mohawk posts sustainability report. Business

Georgia Health News: Another rural hospital (Jenkins County) set to close in Georgia. Health

Remembering Mrs. Martha Rosine King Ayers, Mr. Jerry Donaldson Harper, Mr. Bruce Morgan Odom, Mrs. Mary Marie Saade Olson, Dr. Stanley Jackson Self. Obituaries 

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

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State business headlines: Georgia Trend

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Dulaney is 16th sports figure to leave Shorter since March 2015.
 
ACC tennis under way this morning at tennis center.
 
Rome Braves back in action after two rain outs.
 
Community sports updates including baseball, football camps with area coaches.

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Please join our guests  including:

7:40 a.m. Beth Smith of Darlington on the annual Tri for the Kids set for this Sunday.

8:40 a.m. Carey Smith, Rome Symphony Orchestra, on Saturday night's Masterworks concert, also featuring the three 2017 winners of the Seventh Annual Young Artists Competition

Talk of the Town, noon-1 p.m. (subbing for Nelle Reagan)

Noon: Astronomer David Dundee of Tellus Science Museum on National Astronomy Day and the Star Party at Tellus this Saturday.

12:30 p.m. Regina Wheeler of the Cartersville visitors bureau on the return of the May Market at Rose Lawn



Tuesday, April 25, 2017

15th Shorter coach or sports administrator leaves. New names for Cartersville's 12 movie screens. ACC Tennis begins with free practice sessions today. Big sports report: soccer, local colleges, high schools.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Tyler Murray leaving Shorter to serve as Furman assistant basketball coach. That's 15 sports coaches, administrators in 26 months. Murray

Business: Now showing in Cartersville -- a new look, name for the theaters: AMC Cartersville 12. Plus: Good reviews for adjacent Bangin' Burgers & Wings. Business

ACC Tennis: Today's guide includes practices (free), ticket updates and parking, opening round pairing/brackets, weather and additional links. Tennis

Sen. David Perdue presides over Senate as cousin Sonny Perdue is named Secretary of Agriculture. Isakson, Graves praise vote. Politics

A special look at the 2017 Floyd County Special Olympics. Video

Buzz: Claws for Paws 'Rome for the Rescues' party returns June 23. Georgia Northwestern, partners celebrate 'Move On When Ready.' Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Near 80 today; thunderstorms possible starting Thursday. Weather 

Summer Camps 2017: Latest round-up for summer events for kids in Northwest Georgia, from outdoors to computer programming. Camps

No new Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Monday. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Also today:

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State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Tyler Murray leaving Shorter's basketball program.
 
ACC Tennis updates.
 
Back-to-back rain outs for the Rome Braves on the road.
 
Georgia Tech Night at the Rome Braves this Saturday.
 
Plus weekly soccer report, local college baseball, softball updates.
 
High school baseball brackets.
 

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Please join our guests  including:

7:40 a.m. Janet Eberhart, immunizations coordinator for the Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District on National Infant Immunization Week

8:40 a.m. Tyler Murray, who's leaving as head coach of Shorter's men's basketball team to accept an assistant's position at Furman.



Monday, April 24, 2017

What ACC tennis tournaments mean to Rome: $500,000-plus economic impact, free national exposure. Friends to share football stories with Coach Phil Jones on June 10. Cool, drier day ahead. Numbers to know to help stop child abuse.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

ACC Tennis Championships, which begin with practice sessions on Tuesday, to pump $500,000 to $800,00 into local economy -- and put Rome in national spotlight again thanks to ESPN 3, ACC Network coverage. What you need to know. Tournament's impact 

Friends, fans gathering to talk football, 'kick back and enjoy that lemonade' with Coach Phil Jones on June 10. Phil Jones

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Dry, mild Monday after weekend deluge of more than two inches of rain; 80s back starting Tuesday. Weather

Preventing child abuse: Where to find help, other resources in Northwest Georgia. Column

Remembering Rosine King Ayers. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores resume Tuesday. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

Also today:

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State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

High school baseball post-season updates, brackets.
 
Set to play opening double-headers on Friday are Pepperell, Rockmart, Chattooga, Calhoun, Cartersville and Cedartown.
 
Rome Braves rained out Sunday, open tonight in Hickory.
 
Community: Wolf Nation results; Tri for the Kids Sunday.

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Please join our guests  including:

7:40 a.m. Kaitlyn Bailey from Floyd County Schools as we conclude our Monday series on Child Abuse Prevention Month.

8:40 a.m. Chief Deputy Tom Caldwell of the Floyd County Sheriff's Office on the success of the agency's new suicide prevention training. (Nelle Reagan will host the 8:40 segment this morning).


Sunday, April 23, 2017

New Inn at Barnsley quickly rising. Rezoning requests before Rome and Floyd Commissions this week. Top 5 things ahead this week: ACC Tennis, GHC groundbreaking and more. Today's buzz. Cooler temps and rain today. Three Rome High players commit to LSU.

This morning's headlines -- always first, fast, factual and free online -- with updates continuing all day from Hometown Headlines

Business: New 50-room Inn at Barnsley Gardens and Georgian Hall are quickly rising in Adairsville. Barnsley

Rome Commission to hear rezoning request for new silcone coating company, Floyd Commission to hear requests for The Sweet Cocoon retreat and multi-family residents on Callier Springs Rd. Rezoning

Top 5 things ahead this week: ACC Tennis Tournament, GHC groundbreaking, big week at Unity, Up the Creek bike ride and more. Top 5

Buzz: OneMain Financial closes one Rome branch. GDOL and Nissin Brake recruiting 60 workers. Dove Quartet coming to Chapel Hill UMC. Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Much cooler day ahead with high in upper 60's with 80% rain chance. Forecast

Remembering Lee Hoyt Crider, Hardy Fouche Johnson and Jeanne Leigh Raley. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores will resume Tuesday. Dining

Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. Crimewatch

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Also today:

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State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

Trio of Rome High football players commit to play for LSU in 2018. 

First round matchups for high school state baseball tournament. 

Rome Braves fall to Greenville, 3-2.
 

RADIO: Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, 7-9 a.m. weekdays, WRGA 98.7 FM

Please join our guests Monday including:

7:40 a.m. Kaitlyn Bailey from Floyd County Schools as we conclude our Monday series on Child Abuse Prevention Month.

8:40 a.m. Chief Deputy Tom Caldwell of the Floyd County Sheriff's Office on the success of the agency's new suicide prevention training.