Tuesday, January 23, 2018

A 'tad' more time for mall's tax break review. West Rome IGA gone. CRBI to celebrate 25 years. Muschamp headlines local hall of fame inductees.

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Business: Just a tad more time before vote on mall's tax break. All quiet at West Rome IGA. Roman Record on the move? Business

Education: Four Georgia Northwestern Technical College students selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership. GNTC

Buzz: Big weekend for Floyd County 4-H members. Cartersville, Summerville earn 'Live Work Play' honors. Valentines production set. Parks and Rec board to meet. Buzz

CRBI to celebrate 25 years of protecting the Coosa at annual membership meeting Jan. 30. CRBI

Rome's first Adventure Film Festival on March 3 to benefit Higher Ground. Festival

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Spring's over; low 50s today and Wednesday.  Weather

Obituaries: Mother Pauline Anderson, Mrs. Mary Ann Hamilton Bray, Mr. F. Joseph Butler Jr., Mr. Sol W. Collins Jr., Mrs. Muryline Black Evans, Mr. Jordan Devante Gibbons, Mrs. Mary Ann Nance Land, Mrs. Ramonda Ann Washington, Mr. Hilburn Gerald Youngblood. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. 61 (U) for Calhoun restaurant. Dining

Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:

 2018 Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame class includes Will Muschamp, Eric Floyd,  Nae Nae Daniels Saxton and Jamane Spivey. Hall of Fame

Former Shorter assistant Tim Mathis named head football coach at Cumberland.
 
Hoops:
-Shorter splits pair with Mississippi College.
-High school updates.
 
Big weekend for gymnastics.
 

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7:40 a.m. Nathan Hicks, executive director of Higher Ground USA, on the March 3 premiere of the Adventure Film Festival in Rome.

8:40 a.m. Jim Williams on the St. Mary's Knights of Columbus free throw competition returning next month and how your kids can enter.

Monday, January 22, 2018

'Night to Shine' returns Feb. 9 with some extras planned for those attending the prom for those with special needs. Changes at the downtown food court -- and at Mathis Hardware. Education: About those missed school days. Rain, maybe storms, later today.

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'Night to Shine 2018,' a prom-like experience for special needs teens and young adults, set for Feb. 9 with a few new twists. Here's how to help. Night to Shine

Business: Food court combo as 3-26 Philly, JJ Sumo now sharing one suite. Shorter Avenue suddenly red hot between Second Avenue, Division Street. Business

Education: Updates on those missed school days. Nearly half-million-dollar grant means more Chromebooks for county students. Rome Schools recruiting this Saturday. Education

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: About a third of an inch of rain due this afternoon and maybe a few storms, too.  Weather

Obituaries: Annie Mae Bradshaw Brown, Mr. Jimmy Donald Shepard. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores return Tuedsay. Dining

Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:

Super Bowl LII set for Sunday, Feb. 4. Who's in.

High school basketball rankings:
-Girls: Rome is no. 9 in 5A. Model is no. 9 in 2A.
-Boys: Cartersville is no. 4 in 4A. Chattooga is no. 6 in 2A.

Local college basketball
-Berry women fall to Millsaps
-Shorter plays Mississippi College this afternoon.

Rome Braves Hot Stove Gathering is a week from tonight.
 

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

At 8:10 a.m.: Brian Robinson of Robinson Republic on assessing the president's first year.

At 8:40 a.m.: Amy Cox with the Junior Service League of Rome on the Community Partnership Grants.
 

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Kroger's new ClickList service to start Jan. 31 in Rome, Flu impacting Cartersville store's service. CFA's Daddy-Daughter Date Night returns Feb. 3. Adventure Film Festival coming in March. Beautiful day ahead, rain on Monday. Sports updates.

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Flu season impacting Kroger's convenience shopping 'ClickList' service in Cartersville; Rome service to start Jan. 31. Kroger

Buzz: Reservations now open Chick-fil-A's Daddy-Daughter Date Night at area locations Feb. 3. New Adventure Film Festival coming to DeSoto in March. Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Beautiful Sunday ahead with sunshine, high in mid 60s. Rain expected Monday followed by cooler temps. Forecast

Obituaries: Ewell Atwater, Sr., Ralph Carroll, Miss Sandra Elaine Cauthen, Jordan Devante Gibbons, Mrs. Patricia "Pat" Marlene Marshall Kerns, Lee Vaughn McCluskey, Cassie Pack Miller and Mr. Hilburn Youngblood. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:

Shorter Hawks in OT thriller over Delta State. Lady Hawks come up short.
 
Berry at Millsaps today.
 
Latest high school basketball updates.
 
Braves Hot Stove Gathering coming Jan. 29.
 

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

Please join our guests Monday including:

At 8:10 a.m.: Brian Robinson of Robinson Republic on assessing the president's first year.
 
At 8:40 a.m.: Amy Cox with the Junior Service League of Rome on the Community Partnership Grants.
 

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Statewide flu-related deaths on the rise as widespread outbreak continues. Sneak peek at this weekend's "Little Shop of Horror" presentation from Floyd Schools' ensemble. Redmond hosting Wear Red heart event on Feb. 2. Public hearing on mall's redevelopment and TAD plan on Monday. Spring-like temps for weekend, rain on Monday. Sports updates.

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Statewide flu-related deaths rise to 12 as widespread outbreak continues here and across the country. Flu

Health: Redmond hosting heart disease awareness event Feb. 2 at Rome Dwarf House for National Wear Red Day. Health

Education: Sneak peek of this weekend's Floyd Schools' Ensemble Theatre production of "Little Shop of Horrors". Education

Buzz: Upcoming Yards & Gardens workshops, Resurfacing work on Martha Berry, Rome Commission to discuss TAD for mall, Black History Month program on Feb. 16. Buzz

Ware Mechanical Weather Center: A taste of spring for the weekend. Rain ahead to start the week. Forecast

Obituaries: Ronald Wayne Glass, Ms. Beverly McGlotha Godhigh, Dr. James Frazier Van Dyke and Donald Leroy Wiggins. Obituaries

Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining

Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:

Rome's Emily Powers to launch Belmont Abbey's Acrobatics & Tumbling program.
 
Latest high school basketball scores.
 
College hoops: Shorter hosts Delta State today. Berry at Millsaps on Sunday.
 

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Please join our guests Monday.
 

Also today:

Traffic: Georgia DOT, Google Maps or Waze.

State business headlines: Georgia Trend

Health headlines: Georgia Health News

Northwest Georgia jobs: Career Builder

Friday, January 19, 2018

Weather, road updates; Bartow, Gordon, Polk schools closed. What they said: Fighting the flu as schools were closed. Anything but social feedback. 'Bama Cola? Chamber honors Greene's Jewelers, top ambassador.

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Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Latest check on area roads following another freezing night; latest forecast. Weather. 

Friday school updates: Bartow, Gordon, Polk County schools closed; Rome, Floyd, Saint Mary's, most others open. Closings

What they're saying: From snow days helping ease flu spread to the Amazon Top 20 pick to social media scolding to students to a toast to 'Bama. What they're saying

Business: Chamber honors top small business, Greene's Jewelers, and ambassador of the year, Stephanie Nichols of Rome Cleaners, at annual meeting. Chamber

Buzz: Cat, kitten adoptions set for Saturday. Now hiring: Rome Braves for the 2018 season. Buzz

Obituaries: Mrs. Betty Dennis Abrams, Mr. Milford Preston Agan, Mrs. Arletta "Nana" Shirley Hoffman Churchill, Mrs. Julia Carol Smith Horn (Aunt Bug), Mr. Dennis Wayne Kisor, Rose Fabian Molnar,  Mrs. Martha Sue Pierce Roberts, James Frazier Van Dyke. Obituaries 

Services set for Brother Robert L. Stevenson, who brought 'A Joyful Noise' to local radio for 52 years. Remembering

No new Public Health restaurant inspection scores from Thursday. Dining

Area arrest reports for Floyd, Bartow, Polk counties sponsored by Living Proof Recovery. Crimewatch

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report:

Sites set for high school basketball semi-finals (none here).
 
Honors for Shorter Hawks' student-athletes.
 
Tennis association awards $10,000 grant to Berry.
 
Basketball: Vikings' men, women play tonight.
 

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

8:10 a.m. Dr. John Jackson, superintendent of Floyd County Schools, and Lenora McEntire, the school system's public relations manager, on the impact of all the missed weather days on the school year and what's next.
 
8:40 a.m. Hometown Headlines/WRGA News Roundtable.