Friday, October 24, 2014

Police searching for suspect in store armed robbery; had Darlington under lockdown for two hours Thursday night. Food truck park planned in West Rome. Services set for Model student. Sports: Norman's No-Nos, high school links. Weather: Great forecast for h

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  •   High of 73 today, 76 Saturday and 80 on Sunday under sunny skies; lows in the mid 40s to low 50s.

Headlines:

  • Search continues for armed robbery suspect; Darlington spent two hours under lockdown as police looked for the man. Suspect
  • 'Chow Town Park,' Northwest Georgia's first dedicated food truck park, planned for Shorter and Division. Chow Town
  • Alex Crumbley's funeral set for 3 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church. Alex
  • Politics: Early voting available Saturday in all counties; Sunday in Floyd, too. Sam Nunn in Rome Monday. Barge endorses Wilson. Politics
  • From cowboy church to an Apocalyptic Block Party, from zombie hordes to hordes of bands, a big weekend in Northwest Georgia. Events
  • QuickBooks training offered by Small Business center. GNTC's tool technology program luring more veterans. Updates
  • Business follow-up: Publix confirms purchase of Charles Hight Square, marketing final two spots still vacant. Business
  • 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)

  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Ole Miss survives a Saturday night in Baton Rogue; Yellow Jackets escape with a win.
  • High school previews, links to in-game scoring updates
  • Preview of Berry Vikings at Birmingham-Southern, 2 p.m. Saturday. Plus: Video report from Coach Tony Kunczewski
  • Shorter regroups for trip to Valdosta
  • 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

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:
  • Jay Shell of Brewhouse Music & Grill and Downtown Development, and Jill Packer from Harbin Clinic on Saturday's Zombie-thon and massive block party in downtown Rome.
  • Dale Jackson III, the quarterback for the Berry Vikings, joins us to discuss the 2014 season, one that has seen him named the conference's top offensive player twice so far this season.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.
 
 

Police searching for suspect in store armed robbery; had Darlington under lockdown for two hours Thursday night. Food truck park planned in West Rome. Services set for Model student. Sports: Norman's No-Nos, high school links. Weather: Great forecast for h

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  •   High of 73 today, 76 Saturday and 80 on Sunday under sunny skies; lows in the mid 40s to low 50s.

Headlines:

  • Search continues for armed robbery suspect; Darlington spent two hours under lockdown as police looked for the man. Suspect
  • 'Chow Town Park,' Northwest Georgia's first dedicated food truck park, planned for Shorter and Division. Chow Town
  • Alex Crumbley's funeral set for 3 p.m. Monday at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church. Alex
  • Politics: Early voting available Saturday in all counties; Sunday in Floyd, too. Sam Nunn in Rome Monday. Barge endorses Wilson. Politics
  • Where eerie and epic meet: Saturday night's Apocalyptic Block Party in downtown Rome
  • From cowboy church to an Apocalyptic Block Party, from zombie hordes to hordes of bands, a big weekend in Northwest Georgia. Events
  • QuickBooks training offered by Small Business center. GNTC's tool technology program luring more veterans. Updates
  • Business follow-up: Publix confirms purchase of Charles Hight Square, marketing final two spots still vacant. Business
  • 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)

  • Norman Arey's Norman's No-Nos: Ole Miss survives a Saturday night in Baton Rogue; Yellow Jackets escape with a win.
  • High school previews, links to in-game scoring updates
  • Preview of Berry Vikings at Birmingham-Southern, 2 p.m. Saturday. Plus: Video report from Coach Tony Kunczewski
  • Shorter regroups for trip to Valdosta
  • 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

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:
  • Jay Shell of Brewhouse Music & Grill and Downtown Development, and Jill Packer from Redmond Regional on Saturday's Zombie-thon and massive block party in downtown Rome.
  • Dale Jackson III, the quarterback for the Berry Vikings, joins us to discuss the 2014 season, one that has seen him named the conference's top offensive player twice so far this season.
  • Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.
 
 

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Classmates mourn Model teen killed in traffic accident. Big drop in September jobless rate. Huge weekend ahead in Northwest Georgia. Sunny skies, high of 69. Latest Public Health restaurant scores.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Another cool day with a high of 69. A warmer weekend ahead with highs in the mid to upper 70s.

Headlines:

  • Classmates flood Alex Crumbley's Facebook page with tributes to accident victim. Alex
  • September jobless rates drop close to a full point in the final report before the election. Unemployment
  • Buzz: Kent joins Rome, CVB as communications director. Reminder: Partial solar eclipse this evening. Updates
  • Carter in Calhoun Saturday. Barge to endorse Democrat? Early voting. U.S. Senate debate on GPB Sunday. Politics
  • Just your average weekend: Singing cowboys, zombies, a little Rocky Horror, hundreds of band students -- and some arts. Events
  • 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)

  • Atlantic Sun Conference, LakePoint strike hosting deal.
  • Preview of Berry Vikings at Birmingham-Southern, 2 p.m. Saturday. Plus: Video report from Coach Tony Kunczewski
  • Shorter regroups for trip to Valdosta
  • 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:
  • Donald Starr, president of the local chapter of the NAACP, on the community's first time voting on a Sunday.
  • State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler on Georgia Northwestern Technical College's designation to become the first higher learning center to offer GeorgiaBEST.
  • Tony Daniel, an incoming member of the Floyd County School Board, on concerns about critical thinking skills, especially in our youth.
 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Proposal would sell RNT to Marietta newspaper group (updates all day). Upscale lounge coming to Hawthorn Suites complex. Where, how to watch solar eclipse Thursday evening. Beautiful fall weather: high of 68, low of 37.

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

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  •  Upper 30s tonight as beautiful week of fall weather continues. High of 68.

Headlines:

  • Deal reportedly would sell News Publishing, RNT to parent of Marietta newspaper. Newspapers
  • Hawthorn Suites adding an upscale lounge; should be open by early December. Hawthorn
  • Early voting up vs. earlier elections in 2014; 10 days left to vote in advance of the Nov. 4 election. Voting
  • Partial solar eclipse due in our area Thursday evening; take precautions before viewing -- or visit Tellus. Eclipse
  • New night, venue for Rome Symphony's Wine & Jazz Festival. Exchange Club meets Friday. Big opening night for Jesus in the Hood. One correction. Updates
  • 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)

  • Darlington names Atha, Hembree coaches of the year for 2013-14. Tigers
  • John McClellan's high school picks. Darlington big over Armuchee. Rome, Model rebound. Easy night for Cartersville, Calhoun.
  • Georgia High School Football Daily.
  • YMCA's Arsenal Rome Soccer Club's Select teams' weekly update
  • 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:
  • Vic Mitchell, Shorter's longtime women's basketball coach, and assistant Amber Lee on the start of what will be a huge season for the Lady Hawks.
  • Jennifer Lunk, a federal and state certified navigator for the healthcare exchanges, talking about an upcoming series of open classes at Redmond Regional Medical Center on the Affordable Care Act.